Wolverhampton, West Midlands
£25,000 – £28,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Project Co-ordinator – Assistive Technology (12 Month FTC)
Sedgley Nr Dudley (with travel throughout the West Midlands)

About Us

Beacon is a charity with a bold vision of making a visible difference for people living with sight loss, helping them to live fuller, more independent lives. We are now looking for a Project Co-ordinator to oversee our West Midlands Technology Project for a 12 month fixed term contract. Funded by the Thomas Pocklington Trust, this project will map existing assistive technology provision across West Midlands sight loss organisations and scope the delivery of shared services.

Your Rewards

- Salary of £25,000 – £28,000 per annum
- Simply Health Cash Plan
- Pension
- Generous holiday allowance
- On site restaurant facilities
- Flexible working

If you have strong technology experience and project management skills, this is the ideal role in which to give back, advance your career and make a real difference to visually impaired people across the West Midlands.

Joining our fun, friendly environment, you will be enabled to deliver an exciting project which will enhance lives through the use of new technology and incredible breakthroughs.

Your Role

As a Project Co-ordinator, you will be tasked with leading this transformative project and enhancing the assistive technology offering for people with visual impairments across the West Midlands.

Delivering all elements of the project from scope and hands-on management to budgeting and delivery, you will ensure successful outcomes and conclusions are gained and assistive technology provision is enhanced for the future.

Additionally, you will support the application of Assistive Technology projects and programmes at Beacon.

About You

To be considered as a Project Co-ordinator, you will need:

- High levels of technological experience, ideally in an assistive context
- Excellent people engagement skills
- Experience of developing strategies and implementation plans

Some experience of the sight loss or disability sector and the role of technology within it, would be beneficial to your application.

Other organisations may call this role Project Officer, Assistive Technology Officer, Assistive Technology Project Manager, Assistive Technology Strategy and Development Officer, Technology Project Manager, or Technology Project Officer.

Due to business need, we will be reviewing candidates on a case by case basis. As such, please apply earlier to avoid disappointment.

Webrecruit and Beacon are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applicants for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

So, if you are ready to take on an exciting contract as a Project Co-ordinator please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.

Posted on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 07 November 2019
Job ref: ACHCD1710/GW-JW
Tags: IT