Programme Co-ordinator

Recruiter
NATIONAL TRUST
Location
Wisley
Posted
31 Mar 2019
Closes
26 Apr 2019
Sector
Charity
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Summary

Are you a super organised, meticulous individual who enjoys working at pace within a supportive environment? Do you have solid experience of providing project and administrative support to a range of projects but are currently looking for an interesting challenge within a unique industry? This could be the role for you!

We have an opportunity as a Programme Co-ordinator to join the London & South East Consultancy. The region is currently undergoing a major visitor infrastructure investment programme which includes the installation of new car parks, cafes, welcome facilities and much more. Our visitors are at the core of our purpose and we want to ensure that our properties are operating at their best to cater for them. This role is pivotal in ensuring the programme succeeds and could prove to be a superb developmental role that would bring exposure to an array of high level projects.

Offering a salary of up to £24,500 depending on skills & experience, plus an impressive benefits package including 5 volunteering days, this could be the start of a new journey.

With regards to your office base; we are open to flexibility around location. London & South East have five central office location (High Wycombe, Micheldever, Wisley, Victoria – Central London , Scotney Castle) which you will be required to choose from.

What it's like to work here

We’re bigger and work at a much larger scale than you might imagine. We’ve got passionate people in all our teams, and we want to achieve so much more. This is about delivering a transformational change, not just to our visitor infrastructure, but the way that we deliver large scale programmes of work. We provide the best possible working environment for you at some truly amazing places.

The Trust is a supportive and enabling employer. We develop and encourage our staff, work closely together, and trust and empower each other to make good decisions. We promote learning and development, treat people fairly, and value the opinions and views of others. We value diversity and are committed to being a truly inclusive organisation, with a workforce that reflects the diversity of our society. We strongly encourage and welcome a wide range of applicants across all identities and backgrounds.

What you'll be doing

Reporting into the Programme Manager of the London and South East Visitor Infrastructure Programme you’ll provide co-ordination and support to the programme on a day-to-day basis. As well as taking charge of the organisation of the Programme Board meetings and providing a secretariat service to it, you will support the flow of reporting / information within the programme and take a lead on delivering the communications plan in interesting and innovative ways. You will support the Programme Manager with tracking programme delivery, project governance, managing risk and sharing lessons learnt. This role will also have line or matrix management responsibility for a small team of Project Coordinators supporting the projects and will require some travel around the region.

Who we're looking for

In order to be successful in this role you’ll need to have, but not limited to:

  • Practical experience of providing administrative programme / project management support and advice.
  • Experience of drafting communication materials.Clear and confident communication skills with an ability to understand issues quickly and pass them on as directed.
  • Experience of collating, maintaining, analysing and preparing data to provide reports to stakeholders.
  • Excellent organisational and planning skills and the ability to work well under pressure.
  • A collaborative approach, you’ll love to work in a team to tackle all sorts of challenges.
The package

Benefits

Benefits include flexible working whenever possible plus free parking at most locations. You’ll be entitled to discounts in high street stores and cinemas, National Trust shops and NT cafes, and have free entry to NT properties for you, a guest and your children (under 18).

Your health and wellbeing is important to us and is supported through generous annual leave and the option to buy additional days (minimum contract length applies), a cycle to work scheme, subsidised health cash plan and confidential access to a free support service 24 hours a day should you need it.

Your future financial health is helped by an employer matched - up to 10% of basic salary - contributory pension scheme and you can further your career with training and development tailored to you.

All of this and the opportunity to give something back to your community with up to 5 days of paid volunteering per year!

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