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Project Implementation Manager (FTC)

Rethink Mental Illness
£33076 - £36627 per annum
Closing date
11 Jun 2021

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Health & Medical
Full Time
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Project Implementation Manager (FTC)
Location: Agile
Salary: £33,076.13 to £36,627.57 pro rata
Closing Date: Friday 11 June 2021 at 11.59pm
Interview Date: To be confirmed
Do you want a rewarding career where you can really make a difference?
Are you an experienced project manager looking to work for a leading mental health charity?
If so, you may be the person we are looking for.
We’re Rethink Mental Illness, a leading charity provider of mental health services in England. We support thousands of people through our groups, services, policy, campaigns and advice and information. Our work supports us in delivering on our mission: “A better life for everyone severely affected by mental illness.”
Due to growth, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Implementation Manager to join our established and friendly Quality team. You will join us on a 12-month fixed-term contract working full-time, 35 hours per week with agile working.
Our quality team works to deliver effective quality management support to services across our Rethink Mental Illness operations directorate. You will work as part of the quality team to draw on expertise and resources to manage quality and performance and will support project mobilisation across the charity.
In everything we do, we seek to demonstrate our values: Passion, Commitment, Openness, Hope, Expertise, Equity and Understanding. If these values resonate with you, we would love to hear from you.
What will you be doing?
- Responsibility for project implementation in new services, ensuring budgets and resources are effectively managed and being the central point of contact for new projects
- Managing risks, putting mitigations in place and escalating issues where necessary
- Supporting staff to create a controlled environment in new services, creating guidance and local operating procedures where required
- Reporting to the line manager and other project stakeholders on progress achieved against milestones and act on feedback received
- Liaising with Business Development and operational colleagues to communicate delivery requirements and KPIs
- Identifying any barriers to successful implementation and seek solutions or escalate these where required
- Carrying out quality audits and, where required, deliver quality improvement management support to Rethink Mental Illness services
- Making recommendations for service improvement and work with colleagues to find solutions to support effective improvement
Do you have what we are looking for?
- Proven project management skills and experience of delivering projects on time and within budget
- Ability to communicate the programme status, risks/issues and successes to project team, stakeholders and all levels of management
- Track record in contributing to service improvement and of achieving sustainable results across multiple service types in Health & Social Care
- A commitment to improvement, innovation and advances in supporting practices and approaches in mental health
- Ability to use feedback mechanisms, supervision and personal development positively and be self-reflective in own personal and professional practice development
- Ability to produce timely quality reports which evidence activities and qualitative outcomes
The safety and wellbeing of our service users and colleagues is our first priority, which is why it is now a condition of employment for anyone joining us that they have either had the recommended Covid-19 vaccine or agree to have it when offered by the NHS. You can find more information on our approach and why we have made this important decision in our attached Covid-19 vaccination information document.
What will you receive?
You will have plenty of opportunities to enhance your abilities with the chance to make a real difference every day. In addition, you will have excellent development opportunities including funded training, career development and a range of e-learning courses. You will also receive: 
- Salary of £33,076.13 to £36,627.57 pro rata
- Annual increments up to the top of the band
- Contributory pension scheme
- Life assurance and employee assistance programme
- 25 days’ annual leave rising to 30 days plus bank holidays
- Your "Rethink Day" - 1 day’s additional leave (pro rata) on your birthday
- Eyecare vouchers
- Flexible working 
Don’t just change jobs, change lives!
The HR Administration and Resourcing Manager looking after this role is Katie Wright. If you have any questions about the position, please feel free to contact her.
We welcome applications from everyone, applicants with lived experience, those who are Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer/Questioning+ (LGBTQ+), people with a disability, or those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds are actively encouraged to apply. We are proud to have also been awarded Disability Confident employer status. We have an ambition of becoming an anti-racist organisation and we recognise there is more to do in ensuring our recruitment is fair and inclusive, which is why we are recruiting new roles in helping us to achieve this.
Please be mindful that we may need to close adverts early if we receive a high volume of applications, we therefore encourage you to apply as soon as possible. If a shortened closing date has a significant impact on your ability to apply, please let us know.
So, if you’re seeking your next challenge as a Project Implementation Manager, please apply via the button shown. This vacancy is being advertised by Webrecruit. The services advertised by Webrecruit are those of an Employment Agency.
Other organisations may call this role Service Development Manager, Service Implementation Manager, Project Development Manager, Health & Social Care Project Manager, Project Manager, or Programme Manager.

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