Project Manager

Company:  CV-Library
Location: London
Closing Date: 15/08/2024
Salary: £41,600 Per Annum
Hours: Full Time
Type: Permanent
Job Requirements / Description
Purpose Of Job To manage projects within the remit of the Strategic Projects team To manage project reporting and claims processes with project funding bodies To support the development of project funding applications as required. Main Tasks And Responsibilities * To manage projects within the remit of the Strategic Projects team, including * Develop project plans & monitor progress against them, ensuring delivery in line with the agreed timelines * To lead project teams, assigning work packages to project team members and ensuring their delivery * To proactively monitor project risks and issues and escalate them as required * To advice on project management practices, ensuring that a consistent approach is taken to project management by all staff and teams * Produce reports for project boards, reporting on progress and escalating issues and risks as appropriate * To prepare project documentation in line with the Project Management Approach * To conduct project evaluations and produce final reports which capture lessons learnt * To manage project reporting and claims processes with funding bodies: * To draft project reports to project funding bodies, ensuring they are submitting within the agreed timelines via the appropriate means * To monitor project budgets, working closely with Finance, to report on project spend to funding bodies * To issue funding claims to project funding bodies as required * To secure appropriate internal sign-offs for project reports, claims and contracts * To support the development of funding applications as required * To review the requirements from the funding bodies and communicate these with the internal teams for which funding is being applied for * To develop project plans, project budgets and project risk registers in support of funding applications * To coordinate the collection of information required to complete the funding applications * To secure the appropriate approvals for submitting funding applications * Submit funding applications with the agreed deadlines & track their review & approval processes * To support the companies mission, vision, values and strategic objectives; To implement the companies Equality and Diversity policies and to work actively to overcome discrimination on grounds of all protected characteristics; sex, race, religion/belief, disability, sexual orientation, age, pregnancy/maternity, gender reassignment status, marriage/civil partnership status * Take responsibility for your own professional development & join in relevant internal & external activities * To implement the companies health and safety policies and practices * To contribute to the companies commitment to continuous improvement as identified in the companies charter and quality assurance systems * To participate in company -wide projects and tasks * To work in other support services areas to meet the specific needs of workload peaks * Such other duties of a similar nature commensurate with the grade as may be required from time to time. This will require working in other locations/sites of the company. Person Specification Significant experience in managing complex and sometimes sensitive projects. Experience in managing capital projects and/or business improvement projects is desirable. Experienced in producing project reports, including for project funding bodies Experienced in coordinating the submission of project funding applications. Qualified in project management, either with PRINCE2 or another recognised project management qualification Qualified in Lean Six Sigma or other continuous improvement methodologies is desirable Highly organised and excellent attention to detail Proficient computer skills and expertise in the use of software packages and applications, incl. Visio and MS Office Suite (Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both in writing and speaking Ability to work on own initiative, carry out a range of tasks and duties independently and to organise prioritise and schedule work to meet strict deadlines Ability to establish good working relationships with internal colleagues and external project team members. Paul Feldman is the National Skills Agency Data Protection Officer. Your data will be stored until notice is given by you for it to be removed. Our Data Protection Policy will be forwarded to you on request. As we get a high number of applications we may be unable to give feedback to unsuccessful candidates. We will retain your details to keep you informed of other opportunities. National Skills Agency Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy and is an Equal Opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all backgrounds
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