Project Manager / Contracts Manager (Charity)
Project Manager / Contracts Manager (Charity) Position: Service Manager Location: Stafford, Staffordshire (Commutable from Stone, Stoke-on-Trent, Cannock, Telford, and surrounding areas) Job type: Full Time, Permanent Hours: 37.5 hours per week Salary: £27,000 to £31,500 per annum Benefits: 28 days annual leave plus bank holidays; 5% employer pension & 3% employee contribution; Salary sacrifice pension scheme; Cycle to work; Employee Assistance programme; Supportive working environment fostering a good work / life balance; Support with professional development. Closing date for applications: 13th November, 2018 You will be: - Providing expert operational and contract management - Ensuring high quality and compliant delivery to service users - Accountable for your service meeting contractual targets and performance measures - Directly manage and develop the relationship with the commissioners of your service contracts - Working closely with your Managing Advocates About you: This role requires a full driving licence and access to a vehicle. - Experience of managing and delivering services to different service user groups - Experience of motivating and leading teams and managing relationships with external agencies - Understanding of principles of Advocacy, Mental Health and Learning Disabilities - IT skills - a working knowledge of Word, Excel and PowerPoint - Experience of managing contracts within the context of Local Authority Commissioning and maintaining positive relationships with commissioning teams - Experience of project management in support services projects, including reporting and funder meetings - Experience of working in a Third Sector organisation - General management qualification About the Organisation: Our client supports people who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts. They are a well-established organisation providing advocacy and user involvement services across England. You may have experience of the following: Service Manager, Advocate, Senior Care Coordinator, Business Support Manager, Service Delivery, Healthcare, Project Manager, Process Improvement, Change Manager, Social Worker, Community Care, Team Leader, Impact Advisor, Operations Manager, Operations Management, Contract Manager, Contract Management, Senior Support Worker, Registered Manager, Business Support Manager, NFP, Not For Profit, Third Sector, Charity, Charities, etc.