This is an exciting time to join our creative and dynamic National Programmes Team as an organised, energetic and highly competent Project Manager with experience of managing effective projects.
This is an ideal role for a talented individual who has experience of managing effective projects, engaging with a wide range of stakeholders and is passionate making a difference in the lives of young people. We are looking for someone who is proactive and uses their initiative to find creative solutions and manage multiple priorities. You will have excellent attention to detail, be super organised and a team player.
You will be a key member of the National Programmes Team working across a portfolio of our inspiring programmes that give young people the skills they need to grow into confident and capable adults who lead fulfilling lives.
Our programmes tackle widespread issues and range from music and sport engagement, coding, social action, road safety, financial education and employability. Our partners and funders include Microsoft, UPS, Coca-Cola European Partners, The National Lottery Community Fund and Sport England.
You will to be responsible for managing all project related activity for multiple programmes including promotion, training sessions and events, building and maintaining relationships with delivery partners, establishing and maintaining databases, producing documents, reports and presentations and administration.
In this exciting and flexible role, you will work closely with National Programmes team, as well as with the Finance, Impact & Learning, Engagement & Advocacy and Communications teams, to lead the delivery of a number of programmes within UK Youth. You will provide support and direction to project coordinators and interns, depending on the projects that you are responsible for. You will report to a Head of National Programmes.
You will be creative, proactive and have initiative and ideas. You will be organised, driven, reliable and have a positive approach to your work. You will be able to work at a high level both within UK Youth and with our charity and corporate partners, have a flexible approach to work and be prepared to travel away from home on occasion to meet operational needs.
This is an exciting time to join our team in a role that offers you the opportunity to make a real difference to the lives of thousands of young people.
We are a value-based, passionate and committed organisation offering a friendly working environment with lots of opportunities for professional development and socialising with colleagues through activities such as office yoga, lunch and learn sessions and potluck lunches; as well as optional out of work social events such as bowling, tennis and baking.
This role will be located at our new Head Office in Westminster, although due to the current ongoing COVID-19 pandemic the role will initially be home-based.
UK Youth prides itself on being an Equal Opportunity employer and we would particularly welcome applications for this role from those who identify under one of the protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010, which include race, age, disability, gender, religion or belief, and sexual orientation.
We value the differences that a diverse workforce brings and are committed to inclusivity, and to employing and supporting a diverse workforce. Our selection procedures ensure that people are treated on the basis of their relevant merits, experience, skills and abilities and that no individual receives more or less favourable treatment. We can offer flexibility through the interview process and endeavour to accommodate candidate’s needs.
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