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Project Manager
Premium Job From Save the Children
Recruiter: Save the Children
Listed on: 1st March
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £55,000
Salary Notes: Competitive salary + excellent benefits!
Type: Contract
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 19021
Contact Name: Save The Children

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We are currently recruiting for an experienced Project Manager to join our Transformation Delivery team in our central London office, and support GDPR compliance across a complex, global organization.

In this role you will complete a feasibility study to determine the project requirements, scope, plan and required resources.  The GDPR project will consider our IT Projects, data sharing; data breach handling, application of GDPR to our 55 country offices and ensure we have the right resources to continue to drive GDPR compliance moving forwards.

In order to be successful in this role you will bring:

  • An extensive track record of successfully managing complex projects or programmes
  • Demonstrable experience and in-depth knowledge of programme and project practices and standards including standardised Project Management Methodologies
  • Experience of working on or leading a project with a GDPR component
  • Prior experience in managing and reporting on complex projects within a Portfolio Office/PMO structure
  • A proven ability to deliver projects on time / on budget, using project management processes and tools including risk management, benefits management, financial management and quality assurance
  • Comprehensive management and influencing skills with experience of working with senior level executives
  • A proven ability to resolve issues swiftly and decisively whilst safeguarding standards and procedures
  • Strong team leadership abilities with the ability to motivate and mobilise individuals outside their reporting line
  • Strong business requirements collection, and process/workflow analysis skills
  • Cultural awareness and experience of delivering solutions internationally

This role is offered on the basis of a 12 month fixed term contract, with a base salary of £55Kpa.  Benefits include a company pension scheme, life assurance, and 30 days annual leave. 

 The Organisation

 We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard. 

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

 We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Application Information

 Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations.  A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/careers

We need to keep children safe so our selection process, which includes rigorous background checks, reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.