Project Manager BLUP41881

Home Based - North Yorkshire and East Riding
£35,000 per annum
14 Oct 2016
24 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager BLUP41881

Home Based - North Yorkshire and East Riding

Salary £35,000 per annum

An exciting opportunity is available working with our Client. The External Funding team are in the process of expanding their contract portfolio, maximising opportunities across Yorkshire and Humber to secure funding from the European Structural and Investment Fund. 

To support the ongoing successful delivery of the External Funding provision they are currently looking to recruit a Project Manager to join them.  This role is dependent upon securing successful funding from the European Structural and Investment Fund.  The post will be offered on a fixed term basis, and is anticipated to be for 18 months’ duration. This will be reviewed on an ongoing basis.  This role will appeal to candidates who enjoy working in a rapidly changing sector and who enjoy being able to help shape the growth of a company.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to work autonomously within a fast paced environment and will give you the chance to grow and develop relationships with key internal / external stakeholders and hold a key role in taking our company forward.  If you would like to join them at this exciting time and help make a positive impact within the Company, then they would like to hear from you.

As a Project Manager you will work closely with the Director of External Funding in the delivery of ESF Skills Support for the Workforce funded projects, leading the procurement and tendering of Skills Funding Agency (SFA) and Local Enterprise Partnership approved projects. Managing the relationships with internal teams and project providers, you will set up projects and monitor and evaluate their progress and performance to project completion.

Taking responsibility for the management and coordinator of the SSW projects, you will produce and manage all documentation to include tender specifications and appropriate SLAs. Managing stakeholder expectations and working alongside them to create and maintain appositive working environment, you will ensure the adherence to the ESF regulations and keep updated with all eligibility criteria.

With a background in successful project management and holding a recognised qualification (PRINCE2), you will have experience of organisational administration at managerial / team leader level and ideally have an understanding of government funded programmes and knowledge of ESF funding. An excellent communicator with planning, organisation and prioritising skills, the successful candidate will hold a current and full driving licence and able to travel between all locations and stakeholder premises where appropriate.

Please refer to the full Job Description when completing your application form.

Closing Date: 28th October  

Our Client is committed to safeguarding children and vulnerable adults.  All colleagues are expected to contribute to the delivery of our safeguarding strategy and values.  In addition, these posts require the colleague to undertake an enhanced disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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