Project Manager

£28,746 per annum
14 Oct 2016
26 Oct 2016
Sian Clayton
Contract Type
Full Time
LOCATION: Greater Shantallow, Londonderry Derry

JOB TITLE: Project Manager 

SALARY & BENEFITS: £28,746 per annum

WORKING HOURS: 37.5hrs per week

THE COMPANY: Our client is a detached Youth Work Project based in the Greater Shantallow Area. They provide young people with opportunities for growth and development; recognizing their value in society. The aim of their project is to provide a series of programmes and interventions that will assist in providing participants with the knowledge, skills and opportunities to make positive changes in their lives and address behaviour that is a cause for concern. They support young people from ages 10 – 24 and are recruiting for a Project Manager to join them.

THE ROLE: For the role of the Project Manager you will be responsible for overseeing all aspects of the development of the organisation and delivery of the Future Aspirations Transformed Everyday (FATE) Project. You will liaise with other staff in the design and delivery of activities and programmes, and maintain administrative and financial systems in accordance with requirements. You will focus on Staff; Programmes; Networking, Partnership and Development.

Key Responsibilities for the Project Manager role to include:- 

• Manage and oversee the activities of the organisation and the FATE Project
• Oversee the coordination of programmes, resources and staff time-tables to ensure professional delivery of the programmes
• Liaise with key agencies in the development of the project
• Support staff development and training needs
• Maintain accurate records of expenditure and income for the project
• Identify and secure financial resources that will enhance and develop the organisation and the project
• Raise the profile of the organisation and the programme with the local population using a wide variety of methods
• Prepare reports for Management Committee at least bi-monthly

THE CANDIDATE: For the role of Project Manager you will be focussed, calm and organised. You will have the ability to influence others, be positive and self motivated. You must be able to work on your own initiative and have a flexible approach to your workload with excellent attention to detail and good communication skills. You will need to live within a commutable distance to Greater Shantallow, Londonderry Derry.

Key experience essential for the role of Project Manager :- 

• 3rd level Professional qualification in and a minimum of 3 years’ experience managing/co-ordinating a community, youth or equivalent project OR 5 years experience managing/co-ordinating organisations and staff
• Experience in management of staff and volunteers 
• Experience of sourcing project/programme funding
• Be willing to work flexible and unsociable hours.

Does this sound like you? If yes then please hit the apply now button.

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