Development Initiatives Poverty Research
Permanent, Full-time
Job description
Senior Project Manager

About Development Initiatives (DI)

Our vision is a world without poverty that invests in human security and where everyone shares the benefits of opportunity and growth.

We are an independent international development organisation that focuses on putting data-driven decision-making at the heart of poverty eradication.

We are now seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Bristol and lead a broad range of project activity to support our organisational goals.

The Benefits

- Competitive salary dependent on experience and location
- Pension (5% of salary)
- 25 days’ holiday + option to buy/sell holiday
- Up to five days’ paid leave for charitable work (volunteering to address poverty and/or help vulnerable people)
- Smart casual dress code policy
- Flexitime and homeworking options
- Cycle to work scheme
- Simply Health Cash scheme with employee assistance programme
- Paid professional fees and study leave
- Enhanced maternity/paternity/adoption/sick leave policies

This is an exciting and varied role that will see a successful project manager with a significant portfolio of projects advance their career with our ground-breaking organisation.

You’ll discover an environment of innovation and transparency with a huge array of projects and activities to ensure you are engaged and excited by your role.

So, if you could thrive alongside passionate individuals within innovative working environments and deliver projects that make a real difference, we want to hear from you.

The Role

As the Senior Project Manager, you will be tasked with the delivery of a range of projects from research publications and technical projects to high profile events and operational improvements.

Working from our Bristol offices, you will manage consultancy projects for our for-profit arm as well as a range of grant projects for the not-for-profit side of our organisation.

About You

To be considered as a Senior Project manager, you will need:

- At least five years’ experience and demonstrated ability in managing a range of diverse consultancy projects
- A project management qualification (PMD Pro, PRINCE2 Practitioner, PMP, APM, ITIL or similar) or demonstrable equivalent or relevant experience
- Experience of working in a matrix or project-based environment
- A proven track record of delivering projects to time, cost and quality
- Experience in contract negotiation, client liaison and overall contract management
- Experience of facilitating the resolution of challenging project issues
- Experience of managing bids

Other organisations may call this role Project Manager, Programme Manager, Charity Project Manager, PMO Manager, Project Lead, International Projects Manager, or Project Team Manager.

The closing date for this role is the 17th July 2020.

Please note, this role is also offered in Nairobi, Kenya.

Webrecruit and Development Initiatives 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.

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Posted on: 26 June 2020
Closed date: 17 July 2020
Job ref: ACAER1707/CC-HL
Tags: Project Management