Project Manager – Volunteer Engagement
Location: Rugby, UK, CV21 3HQ and Homeworking (due to COVID)
Salary: £30,000 - £34,000 (depending on experience)
(2 year fixed term contact)
IChemE (Institution of Chemical Engineers) is the leading professional qualifying body for chemical, biochemical and process engineers.
Founded in 1922, IChemE advances chemical engineering's contribution worldwide for the benefit of society. We support the development of chemical engineering professionals and provide connections to a powerful network of over 33,000 members in more than 100 countries.
We are a multi-national institution with primary offices in the UK and Australia. Our members are found in a range of industry sectors, and at different stages of their careers, from students and graduates in training through to senior Fellows at the highest levels of leadership in business and academia.
We support our members in applying their expertise and experience to make an influential contribution to solving major global challenges, and are the only organisation permitted to award Chartered Chemical Engineer status and Professional Process Safety Engineer registration. We are working towards ISO 9001 accreditation with the goal of achieving complete certification in 2022.
We are looking for a Project Manager who will focus primarily on developing and implementing the volunteer engagement strategy, scoping out the requirements of the volunteer engagement project through engagement with key stakeholders across the organisation and creating an appropriate project plan.
You will be educated to degree level or relevant professional qualification with a project management qualification ideally Prince2.
Core responsibilities of the role include:
- Development of robust project plans
- Production and maintenance of required project documentation
- Co-ordination and completion of projects on time, within budget and within scope
- Preparation of overall business case including project spend and the benefits realisation plan
- Working with the Communications Team to successfully manage stakeholder and wider project communications and defining the value proposition around volunteering
- Project reporting and governance
- Working within organisational project management methodology
Due to IChemE’s international nature, this position requires a willingness to work flexibly and to engage in business discussions outside of normal working hours. This role will be based at our Rugby office however during the COVID 19 pandemic our employees have all transitioned to remote working. Therefore, initially the role will be a home working role with occasional requirements to attend the Rugby office. This will be reviewed again in-line with Government and local advice.
Only applicants eligible to work in the UK will be considered.
This is a full-time role based on 37.5 hours per week working Monday through to Friday.
Starting salary will be in the region of £30,000 - £34,000 per annum (depending on experience) plus benefits which includes an excellent pension scheme.
To apply; please provide a CV and a cover letter highlighting your experience against the areas listed above and why you think you are the ideal candidate for the role. To request a copy of the full job description or to formally apply for the position, please email our HR team.
(Please note that applications sent without a cover letter will not be reviewed)
The closing date for all applications is close of business Friday 22 January 2021 however interviews will be held on an ad-hoc basis as and when suitable applicants apply and IChemE reserves the right to make an offer of employment before the closing date should we wish. An immediate start date can be available for the right candidate.
For more details about this and other vacancies at IChemE please visit our website.