A charity are looking for a Part Time Project Manager to manage the development and implementation of a new Portal for it's volunteers. The Portal will be a multi-platform personalised web-based presence and app that will allow volunteers to monitor their own progress regarding training and enable them to better interact with the charity.
The Project Manager will co-ordinate the effective delivery of this app, from tender, through to build, testing and implementation. This role includes developing and co-ordinating the detailed project plan, reporting against deliverables to SMT, working across departments and managing the key stakeholders, coordinating the tender and bid process, managing the budget and expenditures, facilitating project meetings and ensuring project deadlines are met. It will also include liaising with the build contractor to deliver the testing plan to ensure the product is fit for purpose prior to launch.
This is a part time role (3days per week) and a 12 month fixed term contract.
-Manage the tender process, including collating of documentation, liaising with external suppliers, and co-ordinating and facilitating the tender presentations.
-Develop a detailed project plan and identifying all the key dependencies, including the key milestones and objectives.
-Monitoring progress against the project plan and developing a monthly progress report to ensuring project deadlines are met.
-Organizing, attending and participating project group meetings including documenting and following up on actions and recording key decisions from meetings.
-Working closely across departments, both within Operations, and with IT and the -Training teams to ensure inputs are delivered on time and collectively deliver the project.
-Co-ordinate training and rollout programme for both staff and volunteers
-To develop a system by which adoption and buy-in for the portal is measured and reported
-Facilitating ad hoc meetings where appropriate and distributing minutes to all project team members.
-Be the main point of contact for the selected provider.
Monitoring the budget and overall expenditure.
-Asses project risks and provide solutions where appropriate, escalating issues where necessary.
-Ensuring projects adhere to frameworks and all documentation is maintained appropriately.
-Establish how the project will be evaluated
Skills and Experience required:
-Experience of project planning and delivery, including monitoring and evaluation, and working to targets
-Experience of project managing and delivering software or digital project/s, preferably within the third sector
-Experience of co-ordinating a tender process including reviewing bids and selecting providers
-Experience of facilitating meetings with internal and external stakeholder
-A practical understanding in the creation of digital project plan/s, including external content
-Excellent influencing skills and an ability to foster and maintain successful working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
-Prior experience and track record in the delivery of digital technologies