Fleet Project Manager
Contract type: 6 month's fixed term contract
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £34,000 pro rata per annum
We are looking for a Project Manager to work with our Fleet Project Board and key stakeholders across the organisation to support the successful delivery of our BRC 2020 Fleet project.
What you will be doing
As the Project Manager you will provide support and challenge to successfully deliver a project reviewing our fleet, consisting of circa 500 vehicles, covering our many services nationally. You will drive the progression of the identified workstreams, ensuring that actions and commitments of the project team are delivered on time, to cost, with regular communication to the board and other interested stakeholders.
As Project Manager you will be expected to operate across all aspects of the fleet project, working closely with the project board, as well as the project team, working on several workstreams, defining key milestones and deliverables. You will rapidly become subject expert and will be required to manage relationships at all levels up to senior managers (usually "Head of" and Director level, but up to and including Executive Director).
What we are looking for
Proven knowledge of project methodology and its application, significant and up to date technical knowledge and skills in project management techniques, processes and controls; you should also have:
* A recognised project management accreditation/ qualification or equivalent by experience.
* Experience of successfully managing projects delivering significant change in a complex organisation or structure.
* Experience of developing and managing project progress and performance reporting, presenting information clearly and concisely.
* Managing stakeholder relationships, helping negotiating solutions to complex problems.
* Resilience, drive and enthusiasm with proven ability to plan and prioritise
* Experience in managing fleet related projects would be beneficial though not essential
Meet the team
We use kindness to help those in crisis, and behind every great cause there's a great team making everything possible.
The role of Project Manager is a part of the Finance, Planning, and Resources team; our goal is to properly allocate our funds and resources to maximise the level of aid we can provide to those that need it. We also make sure everything we do is in line with our values and we are a fully compliant and transparent operation.
Even though we're a busy bunch, we never lose sight from the fact that the work we do is crucial to the work of the organisation, and therefore vital to the lives of those in crisis.
Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 8th of September 2019 with interviews to follow.
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
* 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
* Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
* Up to 6% contributory pension
* Flexible working policy
A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic-self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place, and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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