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Macmillan Services Project Manager

Reference
6016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Sector
Charity
Location
East & South East England
Salary
£40,000 - £45,000
Expiry Date
28/05/2018
We are looking for a motivated and confident Project Manager to join our team developing and managing a portfolio of complex projects in partnership with a range of internal and external partners and stakeholders

Job Description

This wide-ranging role offers plenty of variety and will involve you in delivering projects through the full project life cycle. You will use agreed project methodologies to define projects and translate actions into practical project management plans.

You will inspire teams and manage a number of projects at the same time, ensuring they are all delivered on time, to budget and quality, and realise the business benefits case. You will also proactively manage relationships with key stakeholders ensuring effective matrix working, escalating any risks and regularly reporting on project performance to the Programme Manager.

Duties to include:

  • To work as part of a cross-organisational team, employing effective matrix working with colleagues from within the area and across the organisation
  • To manage designated projects, ensuring appropriate governance is in place and milestones are delivered to time and budget
  • Employ Macmillan’s robust project management methodology to ensure that delivery plans, risks, issues, interdependencies, and resources are managed effectively
  • To influence partners to deliver and leading beyond authority (e.g. where no line management)
  • Using insight and data to develop, maintain and drive successful outcomes within the project plan
  • To carry out any other ad hoc duties as and when required

We appreciate your skills, experience and commitment and we will build on them through our own commitment to actively develop you. We also offer a range of benefits including private medical insurance, life assurance, pension, childcare vouchers, generous annual leave, and interest free loans for season tickets and gym membership. Existing members of the NHS Pension Scheme may be eligible to remain in that scheme while employed by Macmillan.

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Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their strengths so we seek to attract and employ the best people from the widest talent pool, reflecting the diverse nature of our society.

We will support you throughout the recruitment process with any reasonable adjustments required in accordance with the Equality Act. Please contact the Recruitment Team if you require support