Innovation and Projects Manager

33-39 Bowling Green Lane, Central London
£40,222 - £41,440 per annum
07 Aug 2019
21 Aug 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are ending violence against women and girls and helping change lives, for good. We won’t stop until women and girls are out of danger, out of poverty and on track to create the future they want.

The Innovation and Projects Manager will take responsibility for providing excellent project management across several critical projects, both within the Fundraising department and across the wider organisation.

We will look to you to build on our existing innovation activity to support the team and to ensure that the department is fully equipped to achieve its objectives.

The Innovation and Projects Manager will lead on innovation projects and will work closely with teams across the organisation, guiding them through these projects from concept, all the way through to completion.

The post holder will also play a key role in embedding innovation within ActionAid UK and in supporting the upskilling of innovation across the organisation.

This varied and challenging role is ideal for those with experience of working within innovation and or product development, so if you have proven experience of working within a similar role, we are keen to hear from you.

If you have proven and expert knowledge of project management and project oversight, along with the ability to facilitate workshops and lead project meetings, you are an ideal candidate for this role.

To succeed in this role, you must also have strong written and verbal communication skills, along with the confidence to present on project progress to stakeholders.

If you have this skillset along with a passion to work within an organisation committed to changing the lives of women and girls living in poverty, please complete an application form.

ActionAid is passionate about supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, including the possibility of a job share for this role, there will be space to do so during the interview process.

ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working. We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants.  

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