Local Project Manager (One Year FTC)

Salary - £36k
Location - Wolverhampton
Type - Contract
Discipline - Project Management

Organisation - Educational Charity
Agency Contact - Nikki Gambles
Reference - J20052

Are you a highly-organised Project Manager looking for the chance to make a real difference? Would you like to support vital initiatives that are giving children the skills they need to succeed in life? If so, we have the perfect role for you!

We are collaborating with a national educational charity whose mission is to provide disadvantaged children and young people the tools they need to succeed. This organisation reaches children in the poorest communities in the UK and campaigns to make education a priority for politicians, businesses and parents.

With one person in six living in the UK with poor literacy, you will be working on a brand new strategy to improve health and literacy outcomes for local people across the Black Country. In this fulfilling role, you will operate as part of the Community Programmes Team and will be tasked with strategic planning, forming partnerships and informing literacy campaigns. You will lead on early years activity, ensuring that initiatives to challenge intergenerational low literacy are embedded within local priorities.

We’re looking for someone with exceptional and demonstrable project management skills from either an education or local government role. You will be have the imagination and enthusiasm to develop literacy initiatives and will be able to respond quickly and positively to change.

The Benefits
- Salary of £36,000 per annum
- Pension (8% employer contribution)
- Become a key member of a flexible, collaborative and growing team
- The chance to play a key role in increasing literacy levels throughout the UK
- Develop your career with a forward-thinking charity
- 28 days’ holiday plus Bank Holidays and a Christmas closure

Please get in touch ASAP with a copy of your CV for more details to Nikki Gambles at Charity People: nikki@charitypeople.co.uk (01904 500628)

Closing date: 9am 19th June 2019

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Nikki Gambles

Nikki Gambles

Consultant - Regional

+44 (0) 20 7939 7435