Project Manager - Education Projects
Job Ref: 196
Salary: 32,404 - 34,110
Place of work: Leeds
Business Unit: Association Services
Purpose of the role:
Do you want to work somewhere that no two days are the same,
where you make a difference to people`s lives?
...and one that values yours?
Yes? Work for us - The WEA. Create real change, and be a part of something bigger.
We have a new and exciting role for a Project Manager - Education Projects.
Key areas of responsibility:
The post holder will be responsible for the project management of a range of education projects across the WEA, as assigned by the Programme Manager (Education).
The post holder will work closely with Education Delivery Managers, Senior Project Managers, PMO and other colleagues to ensure successful delivery of allocated projects.
The post is part of the Programme Management Office (PMO) and will be supported by the PMO team.
Prince 2 Practitioner or similar project management qualification i.e. APMP
Contract and project management ideally linked to adult and community learning
Experienced in risk and issue management and mitigation
Experienced in gathering and understanding business and project requirements and translating these to solutions, tangible outputs and benefits
Experienced in using technology to help drive change and continuous improvement
Experience of managing or supporting across a portfolio of projects
Experience of setting and managing project budgets
Experienced in developing effective implementation and communication strategies and plans
Experience of matrix line management and working
Experience of working with a wide range of stakeholders across all levels of an organisation
Good and accurate ICT skills (word processing, spreadsheets, database and email) and literate in MS Office applications
Knowledge of project management best practice approach and tools
High level of written and oral communication skills
High level of agile and prioritisation skills
High level of organisation skills
LINK TO ADVERT BELOW https://www.wea.org.uk/careers/apply/jobs/view/196