Northampton, Northamptonshire (Hybrid)
£45000 per annum + plus company benefits
Contract, 12-months, Full-time
Job description

Salary: circa. £45,000 per annum plus benefits

Location: Northampton Office with Hybrid-Working

Hours: 37 hours per week

Contract Type: 12-month Fixed Term Contract

The Motor Neurone Disease (MND) Association have an exciting new opportunity for a highly collaborative Digital Project Manager to join our Fundraising Team on a 12-month Fixed Term Contract.

This role is based at our national office in Northampton where we operate a trusting, collaborative, and hybrid working policy which enables the flexibilities of splitting your working time, between the workplace and your home.

About the role

Our website is a vital platform for people to access information about MND, our services, as well as our campaigns work and supporting fundraising. We have an exciting project underway for a new website which will provide improved accessibility and user experience.

As a Digital Project Manager, you will be responsible for the project management, scoping, build and delivery of the new website for the MND Association in collaboration with the website design agency. This role will see you work closely with the Associations digital teams and our external agency to successfully deliver a new website. You will be the main point of contact within the organisation, providing expert advice and support for the project.

This position includes planning and scheduling activities that require internal stakeholders and team resource to ensure capacity and time are committed and available in line with the agreed delivery plan. It will be important for you to engage effectively with relevant stakeholder groups, including external users to provide co-production feedback and testing as required.

Working closely with the agency development team to develop a project and timeline plan and monitor and track milestones, this role will ensure projects are carried out within the agreed budgets and schedules and management of any issues. You will need to negotiate costs with agencies and manage expectations across the organisation.

Within this role you will work creatively with the digital team and agency to establish and implement a new hosting solution for the new website; Providing information to the digital and communications teams to facilitate communication of the new website to our audiences.


What are we looking for?

Someone who is passionate about working within digital projects and has significant project management delivery experience, and demonstratable experience of working within agile project methodologies / Dynamic System Development Methods (DSDM)

Digital expertise and a detailed and practical understanding of content management systems, specifically WordPress and Drupal. You will also have excellent knowledge of web technologies, databases, best practice website design, accessibility, and user experience.

Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability to clearly articulate ideas, solutions, and recommendations across all levels of the organisation. You will be highly motivated with exceptional time management skills and the ability to work confidently under your own initiative.

For full role responsibilities please view the job description.


How to apply?

We would love to hear from you and encourage early applications.

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, apply online now and submit a supporting statement and CV.

About Us

The MND Association was founded in 1979. Our mission is to improve care and support for people with MND, their families and carers. We also fund and promote research that leads to new understanding and treatments and brings us closer to a cure for MND. The Association also campaigns and raises awareness so the needs of people with MND, and everyone who cares for them, are recognised, and addressed by wider society.

We operate a hybrid working environment within a flexible office space using the latest technology and digital infrastructure. This, together with a high level of trust and performance driven culture, gives staff the freedom and flexibility to work in the best way for them, the Association and, most importantly, people with MND.

We are committed to equality and value diversity. We are working hard to remove perceived and actual barriers to participation for people with and affected by MND, current and future staff, volunteers, and stakeholders.

Important Notices

The MND Association operates a hybrid working culture and therefore we are open to discussing the possibility of variable hours, remote or home working, flexible start, and finish times etc.

Please submit your application as soon as possible; due to the high volumes of applications we receive, we reserve the right to close any adverts before the closing date once we have received sufficient applications.

Our selection process will be multi-stage; this may include video call screening, and competency-based interview/s.


We request that recruitment agencies do not contact us in relation to this role. We work hard to fill our roles directly and if assistance is required, we operate a PSL, which currently closed for review. We do not accept speculative CVs from recruitment agencies/ head-hunters.

More about MND Association

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Posted on: 10 May 2022
Closed date: 31 May 2022 at 13:26
Job ref: MND1327
Tags: IT, Project Management