Project Manager (Community Development)

EasyWeb NFP
Tower Hamlets
£28,500 to £33,000 per annum
26 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Candidate Services
Full Time
Contract Type
Project Manager (Community Development) 

Our client is a charity based in East London, located close to Bromley by Bow underground station (District Line and Hammersmith & City line) 

Position: Communities Driving Change Project Manager 
Location: London, E3 3BT 
Job type: Full Time, Fixed Term Contract until September 2020 with a possible 2 year extension 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Salary: £28,500 to £33,000 per annum 
Benefits: 27 days plus 3 days for Christmas plus bank holidays; all staff get an extra day off for their birthday, Pension. 

Closing date: Monday 10th December 2018 at 9:00 am 
Interviews date: Wednesday 12th or Thursday 13th December 2018 

About the role: 

This flagship Programme is an important opportunity for our client to model new ways of working with communities and build on their existing values and underlying principles. The CDC Programme uses a community development approach to understand the assets, needs and aspirations of the local community and develop co-produced plans for change. 

The Project Manager will lead the implementation of the CDC Programme within the North East locality of the borough. The successful candidate will have project management and financial responsibility for the operational delivery and ongoing development of the project and its related activities through an experienced staff team. A key element of the role is to develop and manage local stakeholder relationships. The Project Manager will be responsible for working collaboratively to create supportive environments where change can happen and where local people are at the forefront of this process. 

About you: 

- Minimum 3 years experience of successful project management in a community engagement and development environment, and / or co-production, with a good working knowledge of Tower Hamlets 
- Ability to develop and lead a project including appropriate reporting, documentation and management techniques (desirable to have a Project Management qualification such as Agile, Lean, PRINCE2) 
- Ability to understand and analyse population health data and other relevant data 
- Strong understanding of theories such as theory of change, behaviour change theory and social determinants of health 
- Ability to work with volunteers - recruiting, training and management 
- Excellent IT skills, including good working knowledge of Word, Excel, social media and other multi-media formats 
- Experience of managing a budget 
- Excellent leadership and people skills with an ability to support, motivate others and manage team dynamics 
- Relationship skills - Ability to connect with people from all backgrounds and to facilitate relationships between others 
- Communication skills - Communicating to inspire others is essential including using a variety of mediums, with the ability to order thoughts and present these comfortably. 
- Creative thinking skills - Ability to reflect the different knowledge and skills of local people, we need someone who is able to adapt to different approaches to individual situations 
- Comfortable with change - The project is constantly evolving and developing, and we need someone who is adaptable, flexible and able to respond positively to change 
- Resilience - We need someone who is emotionally intelligent and authentic with the ability to reflect on local contexts, and understand situations 

You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Project Management, Project Coordinator, Programme Manager, Programme Management, Community Development Manager, Community Development, Change Management, Change Manger, Relationship Management, Engagement Manager, Community Engagement, Service Delivery Manager, Project Delivery, Development Worker, Charity, Charities, NFP, Not for Profit, NFP, etc.

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