Job title: Project Manager
Salary: Up to £40,871.64 per annum plus excellent benefits
Location: National Cat Centre, Chelwood Gate
Job type: Contract
Contract length: 12 months
Hours: 35 per week
Closing date: 22 January 2021
Virtual first interview date: 01, 02 and 03 February 2021
This post will be based at our National Cat Centre, near Haywards Heath however until national restrictions are removed you will be working from home. Flexible working and opportunity for job share will also be considered.
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join Cats Protection on a 12 months fixed term contract.
Cats Protection is the UK's leading feline welfare charity with a nationwide network of centres, volunteer-run branches and charity shops. During 2019 we helped around 191,000 cats and kittens, an average of more than 520 per day!
Reporting to the Head of Project Management and working closely with the Director of Finance and Strategy, you will be involved in the management of a key strategic project ensuring it is delivered on time, within agreed scope and budget. Following Cats Protection's project management framework, the role will require the planning, management and delivery of a project to help us understand the impact lockdown restrictions have had on cats and cat owners and how this might translate into demands for our services in the future.
You'll be responsible for all aspects of the project management process, acting as a champion for Cats Protection project management framework. You'll produce business cases, project initiation documents and specification documents. You'll also monitor and report on project expenditure against budgets.
The successful candidate will be educated to a degree level standard and ideally possess a project management qualification and you should also be able to demonstrate experience of managing and leading a range of multi-disciplinary projects. You will have excellent written, communication, organisational and planning skills. You will also have the ability to work collaboratively with various teams across the organisation and to build and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of people and functions.
Please note, the interview process for this role will include a competency based interview with a presentation and a short written assessment.
To apply for this position, please click the APPLY ONLINE button. Our application process requires you to submit a CV and answer screening questions - including explaining your interest and suitability for the role. Unfortunately we cannot accept applications or CVs that are emailed to us directly