London, Greater London (Hybrid)
£32,374 - £34,013 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Location: London Hybrid (EC1V 2PT). We would also be happy to consider home-based candidates anywhere across England, Scotland and Wales. Reasonable travel expenses would be reimbursed where home-based.

Salary: £32,374 - £34,013 (London hybrid) £29,788 - £31,296 (Remote) depending on experience

Contract: Permanent, Full time (35 hours a week – Monday to Friday). Part time applications (4 days a week or as a job share) would also be considered.

Start Date: As soon as possible

I CAN is the UK’s leading children's communication charity. We exist to help the million-plus children in the UK who are struggling with speaking and understanding language right now. Each year we design programmes that support more than 15,000 children and we train over 6,000 people who work with children to develop their speaking and understanding.  Our two outstanding schools help children with the biggest communication barriers to overcome them.  We support families to develop their child’s speaking and understanding, and we push for the government to change policies to improve the life chances for children who struggle with their speaking and understanding

We are seeking an enthusiastic and committed Project Support Manager to join our small team in central London. You will have the opportunity to work on a variety of projects across the organisation and have a leading role in the development of I CAN's future online approach to supporting practitioners to be able to help children with difficulties with speaking and understanding language. You will have a key role to play in supporting the Communication Consortium of 36 speech, language and communication focused organisations and engaging with our academic partners who support our What Works Database. You will have opportunities to bring creative approaches to the way we plan and develop our projects.

We are keen to hear from you if you have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience of establishing systems and procedures to support project implementation
  • Experience of using a range of project management methodologies
  • A highly collaborative working style, and
  • Some line management experience / ability to support the professional growth and development of others

Does this sound like you? We would love to hear from you if that is the case.

In return we offer you:

  • An inclusive and supportive environment
  • Hybrid working as well as the tools to work from the office and from home
  • Access to our employee benefits programmes (Perkbox and Pension Scheme)
  • A range of employee wellbeing interventions
  • An investment in your personal development

To apply, please submit your up-to-date CV and a covering letter of no more than two pages, addressing how you meet the criteria outlined above by 9am, on 18 July 2022. Interviews will take place on 26th July 2022. Download the job description and the recruitment pack for more information.

I CAN works within the government’s Covid-19 guidelines.

We serve children and young people from all backgrounds and strive to represent the same diversity in our workforce. We strongly believe there is unity in diversity and are committed to create an inclusive working environment for all. We are under-represented by people who are from ethnic minority backgrounds and those who identify as being from the LGBTQ+ community. We particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified people from these backgrounds. If you are excited about making an impact in children’s lives, we would love to hear from you.

Please note that we will not close applications before this time and date as we recognise that candidates put a lot of time and effort into making an application and we want to give each of you the time and space to put in an application you feel proud of.

Please note that we will not shortlist candidates who do not submit a CV and a supporting statement.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, unfortunately, we are not always able to respond to every applicant. If you have not received a response within one week after the closing date, you have not been successful on this occasion.

We are committed to safer recruitment practices and to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. This post is subject to an enhanced Criminal Records check.

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Refreshed on: 08 July 2022
Closed date: 18 July 2022 at 09:00
Tags: Project Management