We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the Strategy, Knowledge & Innovation team. You will join us working 35 hours per week and in return you will receive a competitive salary of up to £42,792.91 per annum plus excellent benefits. This role can be based either remotely with occasion travel to London and East Sussex, or as a hybrid role working remotely and from our National Cat Centre in East Sussex as and when you like.
Cats Protection is the UK’s leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of adoption and homing centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2021, we helped 137,000 cats and kittens. That's the equivalent of around 375 cats a day!
The newly formed Marketing and Income Generation Directorate is made up of a number of key departments at Cats Protection, that work together to shape our brand reputation, engagement and ability to raise funds and drive behaviour change. As part of our 10-year strategy, our directorate is set to grow and develop over the coming years and will be at the centre of ensuring Cats Protection can continue to improve the quality of life for cats across the UK. This role sits specifically within our Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation department, we provide the directorate with the business-critical operational support it needs to meet our growth strategy by delivering essential insight, management information, innovative framework, business processes and capabilities.
Responsibilities of our Project Manager:
As a key member of the Strategy, Knowledge and Innovation team, you’ll be using your project management expertise in a variety of ways. We’re looking for someone with stellar planning and budgeting capability who can produce and monitor directorate level plans, working with departments within and outside the directorate to ensure dependencies and milestones are understood and met. This role provides an opportunity to manage a variety of interesting projects, support the embedding of good project management practice, and to work in a team who provide insight and innovation to drive growth and awareness.
What we’re looking for in our Project Manager:
- 5 years project management experience
- Strong planning and budgeting skills
- Demonstrable experience of delivering multiple and varied projects simultaneously
- Ability to build excellent working relationships with internal teams and external partners
- Whilst experience of working in a charity is desirable but not essential, a commercial aptitude and ability to think holistically would be extremely advantageous
What we can offer you:
- salary of up to £42,792.91 annum plus excellent benefits
- generous annual leave entitlement
- contribution pension scheme
- life assurance scheme
- range of health benefits
- Employee Assistance Programme
- and more
Join us as our Project Manager and know you are helping to make a real difference to cats and kittens across the UK!
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly. Please note any applications received after the closing date may not be responded to.
Closing date: 5th June 2022
Virtual interview date: Week commencing 13th June 2022
Cats Protection is committed to safeguarding children and adults at risk and protecting anyone that comes into contact with us from harm. We expect all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.