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Community Project Manager

AGE UK Birmingham
30495.00 - 30495.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
23 Apr 2024

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Charities / Not For Profit
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Project Manager

We have an exciting opportunity for a Neighbourhood Network Scheme Project Manager to join an organisation making a real difference in people s lives.

Position: Neighbourhood Network Scheme Project Manager

Location: Birmingham

Hours: Full-time, 37 hours per week

Salary: GBP30,495.40 per annum + benefits

Benefits: Pension and healthcare scheme benefits.

Closing Date: Wednesday 24th April 2024 - please note - the organisation will be interviewing candidates as they apply, so early applications are recommended.

About the Role

Are you a dynamic, highly motivated, and proactive individual looking for your next challenge?

We are looking for a Project Manager who is passionate about making a real difference to communities to lead the Edgbaston Neighbourhood Team.

The successful candidate will enjoy engaging with people at all levels, from Commissioners and Social Workers to small grassroots community groups. Confident in your communication and presentation skills, whether written or verbal you will enjoy building partnerships and relationships in Edgbaston and the citywide NNS Programme to support and grow the community offer to people aged 50 and over as well as younger adults with additional needs.

Key responsibilities of the Neighbourhood Network Scheme Project Manager will include:

  • To lead the project and achieve the key contract deliverables (including mapping assets, facilitating a Steering Group, working with community groups to secure funding for their work, analysing needs and gaps, offering capacity-building support etc.)
  • To be responsible for the day-to-day management of the NNS workers
  • To manage expenditure within allocated budgets
  • To coordinate the sub-contracting relationship with the supporting provider in Edgbaston to achieve NNS outcomes.
  • Produce quarterly monitoring reports for commissioning officers
  • Create and implement an effective marketing plan to promote the project.
  • To manage the process of maintaining accurate and up-to-date records for all activities and ensuring internal and external reporting requirements are met.
  • To develop partnerships with key stakeholders such as Health & Social Care Workers and other voluntary sector organisations.
  • To represent Age UK Birmingham at strategic partnership meetings.
  • To attend and participate actively in all Operations and Management Team Meetings as and when required.
  • To ensure risk assessments are carried out for all activities and health and safety procedures are followed.
  • To ensure the safeguarding process and reporting mechanisms are followed

About You

To succeed in the role of Neighbourhood Network Scheme Project Manager, your key skills will include:

  • Experience of people management
  • Experience in project management
  • Experience working in partnership with Adult and Social care teams
  • Experience of working within deprived communities, voluntary sector or charities
  • Experience with community engagement methods
  • An understanding of issues affecting older people and the Adult and Social Care Agenda
  • Understanding and commitment to the principles of good practice in relation to equality and diversity.
  • Experience in using social media and online platforms to promote activities
  • Well organised with the ability to plan and prioritise and multi-task
  • Highly motivated and proactive
  • Strong people management skills, including performance management and professional development
  • IT skills e.g. Microsoft Office, databases etc.
  • Ability to work to targets and outputs to achieve funding contract requirements.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both in writing and verbally, with people at all levels
  • Degree qualification or equivalent
  • Evidence of training appropriate to the post

About the Organisation

The employer is an independent local charity, working to support the older people of the City of Birmingham and the Metropolitan Borough of Sandwell. They have been working in the local community to help older people for 30 years in various forms.

The organisation is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and diversity within our organisation and in relation to the recruitment and selection of staff.

You may have experience in areas such as Project Manager, Project Coordinator, Senior Project Manager, Business Strategy & Programme Manager, Business Strategy & Programme Project Manager, Strategy Manager, Project Lead, Project Officer, Implementation Lead.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

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