Up to £31000 per annum
Permanent, Full-time
Actively Interviewing
Job description

Age UK's Wellbeing team is expanding. We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to successfully manage the delivery of Wellbeing projects. In this role you will be working closely with local Age UK partners to deliver high quality services.

This role will focus on the set up and delivery of projects and will be responsible for day-to-day project management, monitoring and reporting, budget management and providing support to local Age UK delivery partners to ensure that key deliverables and contractual obligations are met within a robust project management framework.

You will have:

* A successful track record of project management
* Project design and delivery experience.
* The ability to plan and prioritise your own workload to meet deadlines, using own initiative as appropriate.
* Budget and grant/contract management experience.
* Developed and managed successful multi-sector partnerships and relationships.
* Experience of working with a range of funding bodies and reporting requirements.
* Worked collaboratively in a fast paced, complex environment, building networks with a diverse range of people and project managing cross-divisional work.
* Excellent presentation skills.
* Ability to influence, negotiate and facilitate both internally and externally as necessary to secure progress towards programme goals.
* Excellent team working and interpersonal skills with proven ability to network and build effective working relationships and partnerships.
* Strong IT skills, including the use of Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Word.
* Strong decision-making skills.
* A commitment to high standards in own and others' work with a strong attention to detail.
* A proactive, creative and flexible approach to identifying and taking forward opportunities, shaping new ideas and partnerships.
* An understanding of issues faced by older people.
* Ideally, experience of working in charitable sector, and with older people

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.

More about Age UK

Who we are

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

Refreshed on: 17 January 2022
Closing date: 24 January 2022
Job ref: Grp00709
Tags: Admin, Project Management

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.