London, Greater London (On-site)
£41,000 - £48,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY

The Project Manager will form a key member of the Planning, Projects and Performance Team at ONE with responsibility for the management of a number of institutional-level projects and initiatives across the organization. This position will also be responsible for advocating a culture of project management at ONE by delivering training sessions, maintaining a toolkit of best practices and acting in a strategic advisory role for managers of projects and campaigns in Europe.

This is a full-time, position, based in  London and reporting to the Director, Planning & Performance. 

IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL

  • Develop and manage information systems that provide a global view of projects across the organization - this global view will include tracking information including objectives, timelines, budgets, identifying/resolving complementary or conflicting deadlines across projects, and checking in with project managers on a consistent basis
  • Manage projects, predominantly in Europe and potentially across the organization, that will help us deliver against ambitious objectives
  • Regularly engage with senior project and campaign leaders to develop project strategies, timelines, and budgets, risk analyses, mitigation plans; monitoring and evaluation measures, and organisational communications on project processes and progress
  • Partner with Project Sponsors and Project Directors to undertake project evaluations and analyses of project impact
  • Maintain and update ONE’s set of project management documents and develop and maintain approaches, templates, and reports to help streamline and standardize internal project planning and project management
  • Support the development of the training programme on ONE’s project management best practices which is tailored to different project roles, partnering with the HR department on the delivery of said programme.
  • Supervise staff and/or interns and maintain relationships with external contractors and consultants as required.
  • Provide support on other organizational development initiatives as needed
  • Any other duties as required

WHAT YOU BRING TO ONE

  • Bachelor’s degree plus a minimum of 6 years of professional experience
  • A recognised Project Management qualification at Foundation level is required (e.g. PMP, CAPM, CSM, PRINCE2 Foundation, CPMP, Certified Project Manager (IAPM))
  • Demonstrable familiarity with a myriad of best practice approaches for project management (e.g. Agile, Prince2, PMP, PMD-Pro)
  • Proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrable experience of working on complex and varied projects in a project manager or project coordinator role
  • Demonstrable experience of creating, managing and reporting on project budgets
  • Proactive in nature – ability to foresee potential issues on projects and raise those concerns to the appropriate parties
  • Detail oriented and able to successfully coordinate and prioritise multiple tasks and projects in a dynamic and rapidly changing environment
  • Competence with tracking, coordinating and follow up of priorities and projects with the ability to drive projects to completion within scope, budget and timeframe
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with experience of communicating technical or complicated information to diverse audiences.
  • Experience in creating and fostering strong working relationships across internal teams
  • Excellent judgment and sensitivity; experience of working in a global or culturally diverse setting
  • Experience in campaign and advocacy organizations; working on the front line of project implementation
  • Experience in training groups and facilitating meetings
  • Ability to generate creative solutions to problems and manage the delivery of those solutions, work well under pressure and to tight deadlines, consistently apply good judgment and make good and responsible decisions, and maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work.
  • Knowledgeable about issues facing Africa and a dedication to the mission of ONE

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Fluency in English and either French, German, Italian or Dutch. 

TRAVEL

Occasional travel international and/or domestic.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORK ENVIRONMENT

Remote work environment at the time of hire. Flexible work options available and standard office work environment in the future when appropriate to accommodate.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job. 

SALARY

Annual gross: GBP 41,000 - GBP 48,000 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

If you are ready to join the fight against extreme poverty and preventable disease, please submit a resume and cover letter to this opening at ONE jobs!

ONE is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants. When an applicant with a disability needs an accommodation to have an equal opportunity to compete for a job, they may request it orally or in writing. ONE will process requests for reasonable accommodation and will provide reasonable accommodations where appropriate, in a prompt and efficient manner.

We understand that a diversity of strengths, experiences, and backgrounds makes our team stronger. If this position interests you, we encourage you to apply and tell us why you are a great candidate for the role. ONE does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment.

Due to the high volume of inquiries that ONE receives, we thank all candidates for their interest yet only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted. 

ABOUT ONE

ONE is a global movement campaigning to end extreme poverty and preventable disease by 2030, so that everyone, everywhere can lead a life of dignity and opportunity.

We believe the fight against poverty isn’t about charity, but about justice and equality.

Whether lobbying political leaders in world capitals or running cutting-edge grassroots campaigns, ONE pressures governments to do more to fight extreme poverty and preventable disease, particularly in Africa, and empowers citizens to hold their governments to account.

ONE’s members are crucial to this work. They come from every walk of life and from across the political spectrum. They’re artists and activists, faith and business leaders, students and scientists. They take action day in, day out — organizing, mobilizing, educating, and advocating so that people will have the chance not just to survive, but to thrive.

ONE teams in Abuja, Berlin, Brussels, Dakar, Johannesburg, London, New York, Ottawa, Paris and Washington DC, educate and lobby governments to shape policy solutions that save and improve millions of lives — and which every year are under threat from cuts and other priorities.

ONE is grounded in a mission, vision and set of values that provide a foundation for our work. At ONE, we look for talented individuals who are passionate about making change and who will strive to embody our values. Please take a moment to make yourself familiar with our values and mission statement before submitting your application. 

Employees of ONE work in a collaborative and creative environment towards reaching a common goal of ending extreme poverty and preventable disease.  When you work for ONE, you will receive an exceptional benefits package along with the opportunity to contribute to worldwide causes affecting those most in need.

Posted on: 19 January 2022
Closed date: 18 February 2022 at 23:59
Tags: Project Management

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