Stratford, Greater London
£37,000 per year
Contract, 12 month contract, Full-time
Job description



Salary: Circa £37,000 per annum + benefits

Contract length: 12 month FTC

Location: Stratford w/ high-flex  

Application Deadline: Sunday 19th September 2021, 23:55


Are you a self-motivated and sharp minded individual with strong project management experience that can help us beat cancer?


Why we need you


We have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Programme Manager, focusing on our Campaigns & Giving platforms. We need you to be responsible for the end to end delivery of our products, by project managing and leading cross organisational teams to deliver agreed outcomes.


What will I be doing?


Make an impact every day by…

  • With Senior Managers, agreeing the prioritisation and workflow of the operations plan for product delivery

  • Setting up matrix teams to deliver product operational plans and shared goals

  • Defining and proactively managing projects and plans

  • Being responsible for coordinating any changes to the operational blueprint

  • Implementing and briefing project reporting and requirements, and contributing to financial forecasting

  • Building excellent working relationships with internal teams and external partners

  • Establishing appropriate governance frameworks to ensure that activities are managed effectively, and decisions and escalations are managed appropriately.


What skills are you looking for?


You’ll be able to bring to the role…

  • Experience of managing complex projects involving multiple partners and suppliers

  • Experience of best practice project management principles

  • Experience of fundraising products

  • Experience and knowledge of financial controls and budget management

  • Strong facilitation skills

  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Ability to deal comfortably with ambiguity.


What will I gain?


Without you we wouldn’t be able to achieve our aim of seeing 3 in 4 people survive cancer by 2034. So we want to reward you in as many ways as possible. Our benefits package includes discounts on anything from travel to technology, generous holiday allowance, gym membership, childcare vouchers and much more. You’ll also be able to access a wide range of learning and development opportunities. And ultimately, you’ll know that you’ll be changing lives through your work. 


If you’re as ambitious as we are, join our collective force and enjoy an excellent career, as we save lives and add years.

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Refreshed on: 11 September 2021
Closed date: 19 September 2021
Tags: Operations