Islington, London

£29000 - £34000 per annum + excellent benefits



About the organisation

Cancer Research UK – we are dedicated to working collectively to save more lives, create more tomorrows and dispel the fear of cancer. We... Read more

Job Description

Executive Project Manager (Philanthropy and Partnerships)

Location: Angel

Salary: £29,000 to £34,000 plus benefits

Applications will be reviewed on an on-going basis - this advert will be taken down when this role has been successfully offered. Do not hesitate to submit your application.

Please submit a cover letter along with your CV, in one document when applying.

Are you self-motivated and sharp minded with Project Management experience that can help us beat cancer sooner?

We are looking for someone a self-motivated to...

  • To work on a range of strategic projects and planning processes across our Philanthropy & Partnerships directorate (P&P). This includes embedding the strategy, the financial planning processes and annual completion of the operating plan - in close collaboration with senior members of the team and stakeholders outside of the directorate.

  • To ensure the Executive Director is fully prepared for important internal meetings with the Executive Board and Trustees. This can require preparing thought papers, reports, briefings, speeches and presentations.

  • To work alongside the management team to plan effective Leadership meetings which are aligned to key priorities for the directorate. This will involve planning agenda items, prioritising key issues and actively participating in meetings where appropriate.

  • To be responsible for internal communications within the directorate, delivering creative, effective and informative communications portfolio.

  • To manage the P&P stream of the Cancer Research UK Graduate Scheme

We're game changers. Here at Cancer Research UK, we aim to save more lives by preventing, controlling and curing cancer sooner. A courageous spirit drives us all forward and our body of 3,500 people work towards our shared goal in a dynamic and rewarding environment.

Now we're looking for an Executive Project Manager to work with the Executive Director of Philanthropy & Partnerships and the P&P Senior Leadership team through the co-ordination, facilitation, planning and completion of a diverse range of strategic projects and activities. This means that you'll have the ability to work objectively and proactively, and possess a calm, organised and logical approach to work

You can help us save millions of lives through your...

  • Strategic thinking and an ability to think beyond the immediate issues

  • Ability to facilitate dialogue and challenge thinking through questioning

  • Strong analytical skills and an ability to identify key themes and concepts in complex material

  • Excellent interpersonal and networking skills and great communications skills, both verbal and written.

Our relentless drive towards beating cancer means that we're constantly trying new avenues, which means you'll have excellent stakeholder management and networking skills. You'll have the ability to manage your own time and prioritise effectively, as well as possessing excellent communication skills. If this describes you, you can enjoy a great career with us as, together, we bring forward the day when all cancers are cured.

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