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Posted on: 20 September 2023
About the role
Joining us as a Project Manager, you will be part of the PMO Team - a friendly, approachable, and dedicated team providing a project management service to both JRHT and JRF. You’ll manage a portfolio of internal projects which are technical, finance or change focussed across JRHT and JRF. There’s a lot of variety in our work, so you’ll need to be able manage a diverse portfolio which in return will give you the opportunity to learn about different areas of the organisation as you support them to deliver on their project objectives. We are looking for someone who can hit the ground running and take the lead on several projects at various stages of the project lifecycle.
As a project manager, you’ll ensure that the projects are scoped, planned, delivered, and embedded to deliver intended benefits and meet success criteria. You’ll work closely with the PMO manager, and with internal and external stakeholders as part of the project team.
We’re looking for an experienced Project Manager - you’ll be responsible for a varied project portfolio and should be comfortable and confident in managing several small to medium sized projects at any given time. You should be able to evidence successful delivery of projects and be able to demonstrate effective knowledge and use of project management tools and techniques in doing so.
You will have good communication and interpersonal skills, with experience of managing multiple stakeholders and building relationships across different levels. You will be confident in coordinating project/event activity, potentially across multiple locations, and motivating the project team to deliver. You’ll encourage collaboration to enable the successful delivery of projects.
You’ll be proactive and able to prioritise your workload effectively, taking direction from the PMO manager and project sponsors where appropriate. You’ll be confident in providing clear written and verbal progress updates to relevant stakeholders.
The Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) is an independent social change organisation working to solve UK poverty. The Joseph Rowntree Housing Trust (JRHT) is a registered housing association and care provider in Yorkshire and the North East. JRF and JRHT are two important influencing organisations with an ambitious agenda for inspiring positive change in the UK in line with our vision of a prosperous and poverty free UK.
How to apply
Closing date for applications is 15th October 2023.
At JRF / JRHT we’re at our best when we’re continually building on trust, showing we care and making a difference - and hope others will do the same. So as life returns to normal, and for those roles which allow it, we’re developing a more blended approach to how and where you work. Which means you can expect to work flexibly between the office and home.
Our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race, sex, sexual orientation, trans status or social economic background. We positively encourage applications from people with experience of living in poverty.
We are a Disability Confident Employer. This means that we are committed to the recruitment, progression and retention of disabled individuals. We shall also offer interviews to disabled candidates who meet the minimum criteria for the job. If you have a disability, please tell us if you would like to be considered for an interview under the Disability Confident Scheme.
Joseph Rowntree reserve the right to bring the closing date forward should enough quality applications be received prior to the current closing date.
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