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Project Manager

Project Manager

  • Location:

    London, England

  • Sector:

    Office & Specialist Support, Programmes, Volunteer Management

  • Contract type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £32000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Donovan Whittaker

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    almost 3 years ago

  • Duration:

    18 Months

  • Expiry date:


Our client, a national trust, is about to launch a major new national programme to benefit children and has an exciting opportunity available to join a project team that will be dedicated to this new programme. This Project Manager role will be focused on programme delivery around community, family and business volunteer engagement. The role itself will focus on the delivery of the programme across multiple regions: Birmingham, Stoke, Newcastle, Manchester, Peterborough, Nottingham with this role also taking responsibility for Swindon directly.

Ideally, you would be based in either London or Swindon or be willing to travel to these areas regularly.

Key responsibilities for this Project Manager opportunity:

Working along side your team to deliver family engagement across multiple regions
Identify companies based in priority areas where volunteers can be recruited
Present to local business partners about the programme and the role of volunteers
Support Project Officers to engage potential volunteers and organise training events
Coordinate the gathering of case studies from events, families and volunteers
Ensure the needs and interests of families are at the forefront of event planning
Maintain project plans and budgets, and report on these as required
Ensure effective communication about the programme

Essential criteria for this Project Manager role:

Significant programme management experience
Demonstrable experience of leading and managing a team of at least two
Excellent knowledge of volunteer management and safeguarding
Experience of recruiting and supporting volunteers
Excellent project ability around project plans and budgets
Strong attention to detail, with excellent written and spoken English
Highly desirable: early years/home learning

Please note this role will be open until appointed and may be appointed before the closing date.

To apply for this Project Manager role, please email your CV to quoting reference number 68502DT. All applicants must be eligible to work in the UK.