Up to £29000 per annum + benefits
Job description

UK, London, 21 hours/week, Part time 5 months (August - December) with potential to be extended

Circa GBP 29,000 inclusive of ILW

Would you like to work with one of the largest humanitarian organisations in the world and be part of a broader network trying to make a difference? The British Red Cross has an exciting opportunity to join the PIMS 2.0 project team for a part-time fixed-term role working as the migration and testing officer.

Our Project and Information Management System (PIMS) supports the International Directorate's way of working in project delivery, disaster response and grant management, and enables us to track progress and learning against our International Strategy. We are updating the system and are looking for someone with excellent co-ordination, facilitation and communication skills to join the PIMS 2.0 project team.

The aim of the PIMS 2.0 project is to replace our current system with anew platform that will support our business and reporting requirements. Through this project, there will be improved:

  • Visibility of the work within the Directorate through improved reporting and data management

  • Management and monitoring of projects and partnerships through embedded workflow

  • Collaboration between staff based in UKO and overseas due to improved access to the system

  • Knowledge management within the Directorate

As migration and testing officer, you will be responsible for managing the migration and testing work streams for the PIMS 2.0 project. We need someone with proven IT skills, project management experience and excellent attention to detail to ensure we are delivering against our project plan. You will work directly with the PIMS 2.0 Project Manager as well as with BRC International Directorate staff based in our UK office and overseas. You will also work closely with our 3rd party supplier in providing feedback throughout the testing process. We need someone who is able to manage stakeholder relationships and communicate feedback clearly.

This role is located in the BRC's Performance & Accountability (P&A) team in the London office and reports to the PIMS 2.0 Project Manager. Closing date for applications is 23:59 (UK Time Zone) Tuesday 30th of July, 2019. Interviews will take place during the week commencing 5th of August 2019.

Please click to view the full job description and person specification for this position.

Should you have any questions on this role please email us at International_ quoting reference REQ0000026FX

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. As part of its recruitment and selection process the British Red Cross undertakes DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) checking of all individuals who regularly work with or have access to children and vulnerable adults.

If driving is an essential requirement of the role, appropriate driver checks will be completed in line with current policy.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738). Follow us on Twitter @RedCrossJobsUK and on Linked in - British Red Cross, to hear about our latest job vacancies. Connecting human kindness with human crisis
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Refreshed on: 24 July 2019
Closed date: 02 August 2019
Job ref: REQ0000026FX
Tags: IT