We are now looking for a Projects and Operations Manager to join our Central Services team.
In this newly created role, you will act as a critical link between the business units, operations, and the leadership team to manage, monitor and report on the delivery of TBI strategic projects.
You will guide managers across the Group on project management best practices and develop reporting systems, while helping to promote a learning culture. You will be responsible for planning, monitoring, and reporting of key strategic projects, making sure that projects are being delivered on time and within budget.
You will act as the lynchpin for project management best practices and be the go-to person for managers across the Group, as needed.
Projects Manager Requirements:
Project management qualification or equivalent – Agile / Prince 2 / PMI
Demonstrable evidence of delivering successful projects is essential and delivering operational projects is particularly desirable
Experience in using excel / data analysis tools at an advanced level
Knowledge and experience of both theoretical and practical application of structured project management methodologies
Proven work experience of working within a project management capacity, including strategic planning, risk management, control and change management and supplier/relationship management
About The Big Issue:
Since 1991, The Big Issue has fought poverty by creating opportunities and supporting people to take control of their lives. Over time our organisation has grown and now The Big Issue Group consists of The Big Issue Company Ltd and Big Issue Invest Ltd (our social investment arm). The Big Issue Group is striving towards Equal Opportunities
We particularly welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in our sector, such as women in senior roles, and people with disabilities and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities.
Closing date: 10th September 2021
Location: London, Birmingham or Glasgow
Type: One year Fixed-Term Contract, Full or Part Time – Flexible
Salary: £40k per annum DOE
A salary commensurate with the third sector, which can be confirmed on request
Incremental holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per year plus bank holidays (pro-rata for part time staff) plus paid leave to care for a sick child or grandchild and a sick or elderly relation
Incremental sick pay starting at 5 days per rolling year
Enhanced contribution to our workplace pension
Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
Training and development opportunities including an open learning library and management training schemes
Health benefits include life cover, a health Cashplan scheme which provides access to counselling and a range of therapies
Please note that we reserve the right to review and amend our staff benefits and they do not form part of any contract of employment.
You may have experience of the following: Project Manager, Operations Manager, Strategy Manager, Business Manager, Project Management, etc.