Project and Performance Analyst BLUA87917
Fixed Term Contract until December 2021
35 hours per week but willing to consider flexibility
About the role
Do you enjoy the variety of working in an environment where every day is different and where you will be involved in multiple workstreams at the same time? You might be planning a new project one day, tracking and reporting progress against strategic projects another and analysing data to demonstrate progress against our strategic plan on another day.
You will assist in supporting projects – provide advice and support to project managers, provide a planning function, and monitor and track the progress of the key projects.
Additionally this role ensures that the organisation is able to measure its strategic outcomes in a meaningful way through data driven analysis. The continued development of a measurement framework, scorecard reporting, clear processes and continuous improvement opportunities will support the successful delivery of the strategic plan.
Good knowledge of project management principles, methods, tools and techniques including the proficient use of analytical tools are desirable along with the ability to communicate often complex information to a wide audience with differing levels of understanding and needs.
You will also have experience of working with qualitative as well as quantitative data and ideally of scorecards or other methods or tracking progress against key performance indicators although innovative thinking and an inquisitive nature are more important.
It goes without saying that your relationship building skills will be finely honed and extensive use of advanced excel techniques is a given.
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.
Closing date for applications is Sunday 29 September 2019
Interviews will take place in York on Thursday 10 October 2019
Our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
At JRF/JRHT we believe in being inclusive and giving everyone an equal chance to succeed. Applications are welcome from all regardless of age, gender identity, disability, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy or maternity, religion or belief, race or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, social economic background etc.
This is a Blue Octopus Recruitment Ltd vacancy who are operating as an employment agency. Once you have clicked to apply for this vacancy, we will then send you more information on the role including a copy of the application form via email.
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