Prospectus is proud to be supporting a national youth development charity, specialising in enterprise education and financial education. Our client work directly with young people, as well as teachers, volunteers and influencers in order to build a successful and sustainable future for all young people. They are now recruiting for an interim Project Manager to act as the driving force for a creative, new project, designed to increase the financial capability of children and young people in schools across the UK.
As the Project Manager for this innovative, new pilot project, you will work closely across the wider team, and alongside a team of external design consultants to ensure that all content designed is relevant, applicable and engaging for the target audience. You will coordinate the roll out of in-school testing of these materials, reporting both internally and externally, and acting as the contact point for funders. You will consistently monitor and evaluate the project, ensuring the delivery of the project is against plan and to budget, and will ensure that
This is an exciting opportunity to take a project from its very early stages, all the way through to completion. To apply for this role, you will have proven operational programme management experience and knowledge of the development and delivery of education programmes, focussed on children and young people. You will have exceptional communication and stakeholder management skills, and will have the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of stakeholders. You will have significant experience of thinking and planning strategically to achieve successful organisational outcomes, and will be comfortable with working independently, whilst contributing across wider teams.
Please apply with a Word Document version of your CV (cover letters are not required at this stage). A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.
Please note, this is initially a fixed term contract until 30th June 2020, and will only be suitable for professionals who are able to start on Mon 28th October 2019 or sooner.