Project Coordinator - Leeds

 

Job Title: Project Coordinator
Location: Leeds
Job Type: 12 months fixed term, with possible permanent offer
Salary: Appointing salary £23,000 - £26,000 dependent on experience, with further progression up to £30,500

The role is subject to satisfactory references, a satisfactory DBS check, and a six-month probation period

An opportunity has arisen to join Ahead Partnership - a thriving, dynamic growing organisation operating across Yorkshire, Birmingham and London areas with plans to develop further across England.

We are recruiting four Project Coordinators who will be based within our Leeds team and will operate predominantly across Yorkshire, developing and delivering programmes of events to schools and businesses ensuring high quality and consistency in all activities.

You will join us at an exciting time – from our head office in Leeds, and with consolidated expansion in London and Birmingham, we are scaling up our activities to further extend our offer and services in existing locations and new areas of the country including Sheffield and Manchester.

 

Job Details            

With support from the Project Manager, you will lead the development and delivery of a programme of events for children and young people across our operating areas. You will ensure these events are of a high quality and achieve their agreed aims and objectives.

You will be responsible for the relationships with the businesses and schools we work with. You will support the business volunteers that deliver the programme, ensuring they have the tools and information they need to provide the best possible activities and outcomes for each event.

 

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Plan and deliver events and projects from conception to completion and evaluation in line with the agreements we have in place with our partners
  • Attend the majority of events in order to host the day and support the engagement between the businesses and school
  • Organise, train and manage volunteers
  • Effective administration and accurate recording of data including the updating of bespoke management information systems
  • Identify potential PR and business development opportunities
  • Working closely with other members of the organisation to deliver our objectives. This will include occasional travel across the UK.

 

The Person          

You will have experience in project delivery/management and experience of developing and sustaining relationships with key stakeholders and partners.

You will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with good customer awareness skills along with the ability to work well as part of a busy team.

You will be self-motivated, have good organisational skills and a methodical approach to project delivery.

You will have good attention to detail and have a sound knowledge of Microsoft Office packages.

With the ability to multi-task and work effectively under pressure, you will also demonstrate commercial awareness and the ability to deliver projects from start to finish.

 

Eligibility               

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who are authorised to work for any UK employer. Candidates should be independently mobile, ideally with access to a car.

The organisation is an equal opportunities employer.

 

Package

Benefits include flexible working hours, Perkbox and 28 Days Annual Leave per year (pro rata for part time employees) plus public/bank holidays. Additional benefits apply on successful completion of probation.

View the full Job Specification by clicking here.

 

To Apply:              

Apply with a copy of your CV, and a covering letter (maximum two sides of A4) outlining:

  • how your skills/experience/knowledge will enable you to deliver the key responsibilities
  • how you meet the person specification for the role
  • why you want to work for Ahead Partnership
  • what attracts you to the role.

Please note that applications will not be considered without a covering letter.

 

Deadline for applications: 8am, Monday 6 November 2017

Interviews will be held on: Tuesday 7, Friday 10 or Monday 13 November with possible second stage interviews on Monday 27 or Tuesday 28 November.

Apply to: recruitment@aheadpartnership.org.uk