London, Greater London
Bloomsbury, Greater London
Up to £31000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Age UK's vision is a world where everyone can love later life. We know some people can face illness, loneliness or poverty as they grow older. Whatever the situation, Age UK provides support and vital services to help make later life the best it can be. We're passionately committed to helping as many people as possible love later life.

We are looking to recruit a Project Manager to join the award-winning Warm Homes Team to deliver a high-profile programme of multiple local activities, aimed at reducing fuel poverty and cold-related ill-health among the most vulnerable older people.

Main Responsibilities:
* Management of specific projects and workstreams, as agreed with the Programme Manager.
* Develop and manage project plans, using appropriate tools to track progress.
* Ensure project objectives and outcomes are met.
* Manage project risk and escalate as appropriate.
* Ensure compliance with all funding and partnership contracts and agreements.
* Responsible for budget of up to £1.6m.
* Ensure robust project monitoring frameworks are in place and implemented.
* Provide management information and regular reporting in accordance with requirements.
* Act as spokesperson for projects as appropriate.
* Work with the Programme Manager and Head of Wellbeing to contribute to the development of the strategic goals and objectives, and new funding proposals.

You will have:

* A track record of successful project management within a fast paced, complex organisation.
* Project design and delivery.
* Excellent Excel skills to compile and analyse complex monitoring information/ large volumes of data.
* Managing successful relationships with local stakeholders.
* Budget and contract management.
* Risk management.
* Experience of working with a range of funding bodies and adhering to reporting requirements.
* Experience of working collaboratively in a fast paced, complex environment, building networks with a diverse range of people and project managing cross-divisional work.
* Experience of line management
* Knowledge of interventions for older people to support them to keep warm and well in winter, and to reduce fuel poverty is desirable.

Please note line management experience is essential for this role

Interview dates: Tuesday 7th and Thursday 9th December

What we offer in return

* Competitive salary, 26 days annual leave + bank holidays + annual leave purchase scheme.
* Excellent pension scheme, life assurance, Simply Health cashback plan and EAP.
* Car Benefit Scheme, Cycle to Work Scheme and Season Ticket Loan.
* Techscheme - buy any tech from Apple or Currys, up to £1000, and spread the cost over 12 months, interest free
* Discount on Gym Membership and Go Sweat Fitness & Wellbeing Benefit.
* You Did It Awards - recognition awards from £100-250.

Additional Information

Age UK is an Equal Opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates, regardless of age, sex, race, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital/civil partnership status, or pregnancy and maternity. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria. We welcome requests for flexible working.

Age UK is committed to safeguarding adults at risk, and children, from abuse and neglect. We expect everyone who works with us to share this commitment.

Early application is encouraged as we will review applications throughout the advertising period and reserve the right to close the advert at any time.

Age UK politely requests no contact from recruitment agencies or media sales. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies nor accept the fees associated with them.

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Age UK is the country's largest charity dedicated to helping everyone make the most of later life. Read more

Posted on: 18 November 2021
Closed date: 02 December 2021
Job ref: Grp00688
Tags: Admin, Project Management

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.