Project Lead

Recruiter
Harris Hill
Location
Bracknell
Salary
£32,730 per year
Posted
07 Aug 2019
Closes
04 Sep 2019
Ref
HQ00040156
Contact
Harriet Mountain
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Title: Project Lead
Location: Bracknell - flexible base with travel across Thames Valley
Hours: 37
Salary: £32,730

Job Purpose
-To ensure the successful delivery of a portfolio of projects within the defined requirements of each contract.
-Manage the resources available to them to deliver the portfolio of projects effectively and efficiently.
-Engagement and management of key stakeholders to achieve project outcomes.
-To maximise the income available from payment by results projects.
-To ensure all quality standards and compliance requirements are met, ensuring there is no risk of financial clawback.

Key Responsibilities
-Performance management of the projects and individual staff members.
-To lead the delivery teams in successfully achieving the project outcomes.
-Lead, coach and support a team of staff, in their personal development that improve them as individuals and the quality of the service as a whole.
-Undertake monthly supervision sessions with staff and observations of professional practice to motivate, monitor performance and encourage them to improve the quality of delivery to young people and stakeholders.
-To work with key stakeholders to coordinate the projects delivery, avoiding duplication and maximising the opportunities for young people
-To support the recruitment of staff required to deliver the project as appropriate
-To manage the budget and ensure financial monitoring systems are in place and reviewed in conjunction with the programme sponsor and Adviza Directorate
-To report progress to commissioners using the agreed procedures
-To provide information to commissioners and other key stakeholders as required and agreed
Work with the compliance team to ensure all participant and financial claims are accurate and managed effectively in a timely manner
-To develop and maintain good relations with other partners supporting the same client group. This could include voluntary agencies, community groups and other statutory services
-To collaborate with existing Adviza teams to maximise benefits for the programme participants.

Key Skills/Requirements:
-Educated to degree level or equivalent.
-Proven experience of delivering services to vulnerable people from a variety of backgrounds.
-Management and supervisory experience.
-Experience of managing a front line delivery service
-Proven track record of performance monitoring and dealing with underperformance of partners and sub-contractors.
-Proven track record of monitoring individuals and project performance against agreed objectives and targets.
-Proven track record of reporting activities to a variety of stakeholders using formal systems and processes.
-Ability to influence and negotiate at a senior level to ensure successful project delivery is on budget and within agree timescales.

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