Project Manager job in SE10 Peninsula Greater London

Project Manager | Twin Group

Project Manager

Twin Group is an award winning provider of education, travel, work experience, accommodation and employment services.  We offer a diverse number of life enhancing services to our clients and every member of our team is essential in achieving this.

Twin offers a hugely diverse and fast developing range of products. Being such a dynamic company, we encourage all employees to experience different challenges and offer flexible career path opportunities

We are currently recruiting for a Project Manager to work on Twin’s National Citizenship Service contract.  You will work with key stakeholders to lead the implementation of the National Citizenship Scheme contract.  You will communicate effectively with all stakeholders to gain a full understanding of implementation barriers, including resourcing, compliance and operational processes.  You will lead the project to identify and address barriers, liaising with all other functions within Twin to strategically manage the project, and also get involved in all day to day requirements of implementation.

NCS offers participants a life enhancing opportunity to experience challenges, learn new skills and develop their confidence and independence.   The 4 week programme consists of 2 residential weeks (4 nights, 5 days) plus 2 non-residential weeks and includes outdoor pursuits as well as personal development activities, culminating in the creation and implementation of a community project.  There is also an additional shorter programme run in the autumn.

The Project Manager will deliver the NCS programme to comply with NCS requirements and best practice

You will be expected to:

  • Manage the project implementation plan, working with stakeholders to ensure agreement and  approval
  • Ensure ongoing stakeholder and colleague engagement during implementation
  • Research current processes to fully understand strengths and weaknesses in relation to the project, and plan/implement appropriate strategies to change and address
  • Work with stakeholders and team to design and execute tailored delivery plans for local community goals, working closely with cross-functional colleagues to deliver successful and practical outcomes
  • Implement and manage the plan to completion, ensuring full accountability for all strands and timescales
  • Ensure that the project objectives are met, RAG rate objectives to communicate to stakeholders any pinch points and achievements
  • Responsible for managing accurate collation, timely reporting and auditing of all programme records, ensuring that the record keeping and financial administration is accurate and data is collated and submitted on schedule in accordance with NCS Trust requirements
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships and communication systems within the NCS central, to share and disseminate best practice, involve and inform employees.

You will need to display the following personal attributes:

  • Experience in working in an organisation that works with young people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • Flexible, enthusiastic and proactive approach to the job
  • Excellent decision making ability and high level organisation skills
  • Expert relationship building skills and communication skills, enabling you to achieve goals through others
  • Strong analytical and problem solving capability
  • Logical and methodical approach to delivery of solutions
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines

You will have:

  • Experience of managing and motivating a team
  • Strong operational and project management background and experience, preferably within youth provisions and local communities
  • Strong working knowledge in a project management role
  • Experience of delivering business led project
  • Project Management qualification such as Prince 2 or equivalent

What we can offer you:

  • £37,500 - £40,000 per annum depending on experience.
  • Excellent career opportunities throughout the group.

Please apply in writing to Joanne Sayer, including your covering letter and CV.

The successful candidate must be able to work in the UK.

We regret that unsuccessful candidates will not be contacted.

Twin Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to undertake an enhanced disclosure via the DBS, and 2 satisfactory references regarding their suitability to work with young people, prior to starting work with us.

We are dedicated to ensuring that all job applicants and members of staff are treated equally, without discrimination on the grounds of gender, sexual orientation, marital or civil partner status, gender reassignment, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion or belief, disability or age.

Overview

  • Location: SE10, Peninsula, Greater London
  • Job Title: Project Manager
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