We are recruiting for a Senior Project Manager (6 month full-time contract).
Main purpose of job: Oversees company projects. Plays a pivotal role in winning, planning and carrying out initiatives that will benefit the company. Accomplishes project objectives by planning project activities; evaluating implementation and progress of project. Communicates with a variety of people and makes sure projects stay on time and on target.
Responsible to: Projects Director
Responsible for: Project Co-Ordinator / Project Assistant as directed
Salary bracket: Band 3 (£27,000 to 30,000)
Skills and attributes: Active listening, coaching, decision making, outstanding interpersonal communication, judgement, management of financial resources, monitoring, persuasion, resource management, time management, client and stakeholder relationship management, vision leadership, enthusiasm, results driven, disciplined, prioritisation, problem solving skills.
Has a minimum of 3-years experience in a project management position, leading on community projects or design and construction projects. Experience of tenders and bid writing beneficial but not essential. Prince 2 qualification or similar beneficial but not essential.
Main tasks of the job:
Work on location on average 50% of the week, throughout London (and South East England on occasion), responding to the demands of our multiple projects.
Work on all aspects of a project from idea to completion including bid writing, promotion and marketing of the spaces, recruitment of tenants, tenant management, and facilities management of the sites.
Create, deliver and lead project goals and operational plans, overseeing quality control throughout, and revising as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements. Ensure project documents are complete, current, and appropriately stored.
Identify resources and assign responsibilities - seek out, recruit, interview, and hire individuals/external organisations who are qualified to work on the project
Work closely with relevant stakeholders to ensure effective and efficient implementation of the project(s). Building strong and lasting relationships with external stakeholders.
Take the lead in tackling unexpected problems and direct team members to reach timely and efficient resolutions.
Coordinate with other parts of the company and outside suppliers, contractors, and clients, to make sure everyone has the same expectations and understanding of the project's parameters, coaching where required
Prepare and deliver promotional presentations
Document the evaluation of projects, including collection of impact assessment data and applications for recognition awards.
Lead project team meetings, dealing with personnel issues within the project team and taking steps to help or remove people who fall short of expectations
Oversee multiple project budgets, looking for ways to cut back on project expenses and increase the potential for surplus, making changes to increase efficiencies.
Keep company leaders informed by preparing project updates and presentations that showcase a project's value and status including business cases for expenditure.
Participate in educational opportunities to stay up to date on required project management methodology, leadership techniques and industry standards.
Stay familiar with the company’s policies and goals and work to make sure that all members of the wider team adhere to set standards.
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation, in line with the vision, mission and values of Meanwhile Space.
Contract length: 6 months
Application deadline: 04/01/2021
Job type: Full-time; contract
Benefits: Flexible schedule
Schedule: Monday to Friday
Experience: Project Management: 3 years (required)
How To Apply
Submit your CV and a cover letter to email@example.com by 4 January 2021.