Project Manager - Commonwealth Standards Network (Contract)

Chiswick Riverside, London (Greater)
Up to £45,000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
09 Apr 2018
07 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Manager - Commonwealth Standards Network (Contract) 
Chiswick, London  

Are you a highly-organised Project Manager with experience of engaging stakeholders? Looking for the opportunity to make a lasting impact with a world-leading standards organization? If so, we want to hear from you.  

About Us:  

We’re BSI, the business standards company that helps organizations all over the world make excellence a habit. For more than a century, we’ve been showing businesses how to improve performance, reduce risk and achieve sustainable growth.  

Currently, we’re launching an exciting new programme called the Commonwealth Standards Network (CSN). This programme aims to encourage the use of standards throughout the Commonwealth which in turn, will increase the volume of intra Commonwealth trade.   

This is a brilliant opportunity to join us on a two year contract as a Project Manager and play a vital role in the delivery of this programme.  

The Benefits:  

- Salary of up to £45,000 per annum   
- Excellent company-contributed pension scheme  
- Company-paid private medical insurance  
- A wide range of flexible benefits that you can tailor to suit your lifestyle  
- Take on an exciting role where no two days are the same  
- 27 days’ annual leave (with the opportunity to increase this to 30 days)  

Here at BSI, we make a difference to the world every day, and we need fantastic people to help us continue achieving our goals. As such, we invest in our employees and provide them with tailored development plans to help them become leaders in their field.  

Within a creative and fast-moving environment, you will have the chance to drive the success of an exciting project that has the potential to make a positive difference on an international scale.  

We’re based just above Gunnersbury Tube Station, making for an easy commute, or you can use our free on-site parking if you’d prefer to drive.  

The Role:  

As the Project Manager, you’ll increase the usage of standards across the Commonwealth. 

In this key role, you’ll build relationships with key contacts throughout the Commonwealth, including national standards bodies, business organisations, government and a range of key stakeholders. 

You will embed and deliver the CSN, which will provide a platform for shared good practice and developmental support.  

Specifically, your duties will involve:  

- Supporting the establishment of the CSN and its online portal  
- Managing the delivery of training programmes and workshops to national standards bodies and key stakeholders in ODA eligible Commonwealth countries 
- Supporting the delivery of three technical assistance programmes in ODA eligible Commonwealth countries 
- Building strong relationships with stakeholders and understanding their needs 
- Managing delivery partners  
- Occasionally travelling to international locations   

About You:  

To join us as a Project Manager, you’ll need:  

- Strong project management experience and skills  
- Experience of managing project budgets
- Experience of global stakeholder management and engagement  
- Strong writing and editorial skills  
- Sound research and analytical skills  
- A degree level qualification in economics, international development, management or a related field  
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills  

We’re eager to hear from individuals with experience as a Project Manager, Programme Manager, Standards Project Manager, Global Standards Project Manager or Standards Programme Manager.  

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