Are you an experienced project manager with experience in delivering skills and employment assignments and looking for a new challenge? If so, this could be the Skills and Employability Project Manager role for you. This role will give you the opportunity to work with the North Wales Economic Ambition Board, the Regional Skills Partnership, key regional stakeholders and public and private sector partners across North Wales. The post provides for flexible working arrangements, generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the local government pension scheme plus training and professional development opportunities within a small friendly team in a supportive environment.
We are growing our team at the North Wales Economic Ambition Board and are looking for a Project Manager to join us and help deliver the Growth Vision for North Wales. The aim of the Growth Deal is to build a more vibrant, sustainable and resilient economy in North Wales, building on our strengths to boost productivity while tackling long-term challenges and economic barriers to deliver inclusive growth.
As the Skills and Employability Project Manager your responsibilities will include:
Managing and delivering skills and employability projects to address some of the most challenging issues for North Wales;Management of resources including allocation and management of work;
Progress applications for skills and employability related funding opportunities as required;
Work with partner organisations to align resources, coordinate delivery of programmes and develop responses to emerging issues and opportunities.
We are interested in speaking to people about the Skills and Employability Project Manager role with the following experience:
Degree / postgraduate in a relevant field;
A Project / Programme Management Qualification (e.g PRINCE 2 Practitioner or equivalent) is desirable;
Good knowledge of methods and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling assignments;
Demonstrable experience of successful assignment delivery to deadline and to budget;
An understanding of financial management practice;
Ability to present, use and interpret information confidently.
The ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role.
In return, you will receive a salary of £34,728 – £36,922 pa. This is a full-time role however; we will consider flexible working requests for the right person. Initially this is a fixed term post until June 2023, with the possibility of an extension.
If this sounds like the Skills and Employability Project Manager role for you, click the apply button online and we will contact you with the next steps in the application process. We look forward to hearing from you. North Wales is an excellent place to live and work and you could play a key role in shaping its future?
Interviews are to be held on 23rd March 2021. Application Closing Date: 10am on 3rd March 2021. All application documents will need to be submitted by this date. On applying you will be sent further instructions as to the application process.
*This post is part funded by the European Social Fund through the Welsh Government
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