Become a Project Manager at UK Youth

UK Youth are looking for a new Project Manager as they head into their second year of new strategy to continue to transform the way they work ensuring all young people are equipped to thrive and empowered to contribute at every stage of their lives.

Become a Project Manager at UK Youth

Reporting to the Head of Delivery, you will be responsible for project managing a number of projects delivered as part of their evolving offer to the youth sector; to have an impact on young people. You will deliver projects of consistently high quality that are of clear benefit to young people in a range of different organisations. All projects will run smoothly and efficiently, within budget and meet project and organisation outputs and outcomes.

Key responsibilities

- Project manage the delivery of our evolving provision (digital and physical) in a diversity of organisations across the UK, ensuring it is delivered at the highest quality.

- Manage the delivery teams running facilitation, training and events in our youth development content and workforce support tools for the youth sector and embed outdoor learning opportunities throughout the youth sector; across both digital and physical platforms.

- Work with the Collective Action Department to embed our provision (digital and physical) in a diversity of organisations across the UK, ensuring it is delivered to the highest standard and engages diverse audiences.

- Manage the accreditation and qualification portfolio, ensuring we have maximum impact for youth organisations and young people.

- Manage the scheduling of activity across project work-streams, including volunteer activity

- Manage relationships with project stakeholders including delivery partners

- Working with the Research and performance Department manage data collection and monitoring processes and ensure projects achieve their outputs and outcomes on time and to budget UK Youth job

- Working with the Research and Performance Department ensure monitoring and evaluation is embedded into delivery.

- Report project progress to internal and external stakeholders via meetings, written reports and presentations

- Be a focal point for the projects for external organisations and staff, dealing with queries, taking a day to day responsibility for issues that arise and liaising with other staff and external organisations/individuals as necessary to ensure they are resolved

Communications and Public Affairs:

o Assist the External Relations Department in the development of marketing and communications materials

- Lead the delivery of events to launch and showcase projects as well as events that form part of the learning experience for young people with support from the External Relations Department.

- Work with the Collective Action Department to provide opportunities for politicians to engage with the projects

Candidates are encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn’t precisely match the job description for this role. Your experience, skills and passion will set you apart so tell them about your achievements, irrespective of whether they are personal or work-related, about your journey to date; how this has shaped you and the things you learnt along the way.

Deadline: 5pm, 6th January 2022

For more information or to apply go to: https://www.ukyouth.org/about-us/work-with-uk-youth/project-manager/

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