EU Projects Manager

Recruiter
FARE Network
Location
London, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Jan 2019
Closes
15 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Objectives

To take a lead on developing, managing and evaluating transnational projects with partners in the Europe.

To support initiatives across Fare network’s work programme through project management, communication, research, administration and general support.

Responsible to:              Programmes Co-ordinator

Specific Functions and Responsibilities

Project Management

  • To produce and maintain operational plans for project delivery
  • To organise and attend operational project meetings, events and workshops
  • To oversee performance and budget timelines; ensure completion of tasks associated with workstreams
  • Manage small project consortiums
  • Monitor and evaluate the progress of projects, and identify and implement actions/ improvements
  • To maintain and build good relationships with project partners, contractors and other bodies
  • To oversee and support implementation of dissemination and communication activities
  • To contribute to the wider activities and objectives of Fare as required

Delivery

  • To have an understanding of priorities with a sport for social change focus
  • To take responsibility for coordinating the delivery of projects for Fare and project partners
  • To manage external experts and suppliers to deliver programmes to high standards

Communications

  • Work with the Head of Communications to ensure the production of timely and high-quality material
  • Prepare summaries of events and reports to use in press and website materials

The Ideal Candidate will

  • Be knowledgeable in project management techniques and methods
  • Have a practical understanding of social change initiatives
  • Be able to demonstrate at least 2 years relevant work experience
  • Have experience of delivering multi-stakeholder projects
  • It may be an advantage if you have experience of delivery of European Commission funding programmes
  • Have excellent interpersonal, and communication skills in English - verbal and written
  • It may be an advantage if you are fluent in at least one other European language
  • The ability to chair project meetings and organise online co-operation
  • Have experience of planning and managing a workload across multiple projects
  • Be able to demonstrate experience of identifying, communicating, and resolving potential project risks
  • A high level of attention to detail and accuracy, and be proficient at solving problems
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft suite including, PowerPoint, Word & Excel
  • An ability to multi-task and work to tight deadlines
  • The ability to work independently and communicate effectively to the rest of the team

Our offer

  • A 2-year work contract (with the possibility of renewal) from February 2018 with a competitive salary and good terms
  • A dynamic and creative international team located in London
  • A stimulating work environment with partners from several European countries

As part of this position you will be required to work occasional evenings and weekends and travel within Europe.