hireful: Project Manager (Charity)
Location: Cannock, Staffordshire
Contract Type: 6 month fixed term contract
Hours: Full Time, 37.5 hours
Salary: circa £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Seeking a really worthwhile role? How about joining an organisation where your work positively impacts disabled children’s lives and is good for the planet?
Our client believes that children with disabilities should get the better future they deserve. For 30 years they have provided disabled children and their families with specialist protective equipment, growing to become the biggest charitable provider of essential specialist equipment for disabled children in the UK and the only one offering an emergency response, delivering items directly to family homes within just 72 hours. They also run a free, national nurse-staffed helpline. They offer families a voice through their campaigns for change and, their recycling programme saves thousands of tonnes of waste from being sent to landfill or incinerated every year.
They are looking for an experienced project manager who can help them to drive forward two substantial and exciting charitable projects through all relevant stages of the project life-cycle from start through to finish, keeping communications clear and accurate and giving progress reports for both projects in line with governance requirements.
Monitoring stakeholder engagement, whilst delivering the overall project objectives, as well as managing costs within the agreed frameworks, timescales and resources will be key to help them shape their path to success.
The ideal candidate will have demonstrable experience in leading substantive and sensitive and confidential projects with third party stakeholder involvement.
You will have a track record of successful project delivery through all stages of the life-cycle (initiation, analysis, design, build and implementation), as well as experience of using associated methods and tools.
You will be a strong communicator, focussed on stakeholder engagement and have experience of working with telephone helplines and/or customer service teams, dealing with both internal and external parties, as well as someone with:
- Project Management qualification e.g. Prince 2 Practitioner, MSP.
- Broad third sector / not for profit knowledge
- Commercial and financial awareness with experience of managing budgets effectively.
You will receive 31 days holiday (including bank holidays), health cash plan membership, team member staff discount and pension scheme membership, discretionary sick pay…. and of course have the satisfaction of knowing that the worthwhile work you do is making a real difference!
You may have experience of the following: Charity Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Community Development Manager, Charity Programmes, Volunteer Engagement, Social Welfare, Charity Mangement, Community Development, Stakeholder Management, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, etc.