Seeking Project Manager

Seeking Project Manager

LondonADASS is seeking to appoint an experienced Project Manager who will bring additional capacity to our team. This is an excellent opportunity to be part of an organisation that has influence significantly beyond its size.

The role is offered initially for one year on a fixed-term, secondment or consultancy basis. If employed, the post will be part-time, 3 days per week with a salary of £40k – £45k pa pro-rata.

The project manager will be hands-on, managing resource and heavily contributing to the delivery of projects, ensuring they are on time and in budget. The right candidate will confidently work with DASSs and Local Authority lead officers, have a level head, confidence to speak with tact and a safe pair of hands running projects.

About the role:

The purpose of this post is to support the Programme Manager in the delivery of the LondonADASS work programme priorities with specific emphasis on the delivery of discrete projects using project management methodology. Working closely with the programme manager and programme support officer, the role will support LondonADASS in delivery of its key priorities. This will include working closely with the LondonADASS Branch and key partners. In particular:

  • Supporting relevant networks of lead officers to deliver agreed products in a timely and efficient fashion. These project areas could fall across the range of adult social care functions, including commissioning, workforce, use of resources, safeguarding and integration. This will also involve working with LondonADASS policy leads,
  • Contributing to the overall delivery of the LondonADASS work programme alongside other staff and the LondonADASS Branch.

About you

You will have excellent communication, negotiating, coaching and influencing skills with a strong ability of leading small to medium-scale projects across a range of service areas. You will need to be a self-starter and able to work within a culture of flexible and collaborative team working to ensure that LondonADASS meets its implementation plans and priorities within available resources and responds effectively to new or changing requirements.

The project manager will report to the Programme Manager on the status of projects and will be expected to present progress at regular steering group meetings.

All applicants must ideally hold a Project Management qualification – Prince II practitioner or equivalent.

To apply for this role

Please submit your CV together with a supporting statement, setting out on no more than two sides of A4 what you can offer to LondonADASS, why you are interested, your availability and your preferred basis of employment: employed, seconded or consultant.

For a more detailed job specification please Click here

For an informal conversation please email Programme Manager Tristan Brice.

 Closing date:             11 August 2017 @ 17:00

 Interview date:         25 August 2017

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