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Project Manager and Researcher

Project Manager and Researcher

Remote working | up to 37.5 hours per week | £12.50 - £20.00 per hour depending on experience

A young, dynamic not-for-profit organisation is expanding quickly and looking for a highly-organised, energetic project manager and researcher to support their work with international governments, NGOs and businesses to create better futures.

The ideal candidate will have:
  • demonstrable experience in managing and delivering a range of projects including research and event management;
  • experience in analysing data and producing reports;
  • excellent stakeholder management skills and a high level of attention to detail.
Experience in public policy, and/or the use of futures approaches such as trend analysis, horizon-scanning or scenario-building is preferable.

You must be reliable, efficient, process driven, well organized, flexible, and enjoy the challenge of working in a small, fast-moving team in a dynamic environment, sometimes under pressure.

Duties Project management: 
  • Provide support, as required, to both client-facing and internal projects including research, advisory projects, and events;
  • Working with the Directors and wider team to manage projects throughout their life cycle;
  • Contribute to project proposals, budgeting planning and design of projects;
  • Be responsible for kick off and regular meetings for key projects working closely with internal and external teams to ensure delivery and manage risks and resources;
  • Take a leading role to help design and embed improvements to our CRM, data and system management.
Duties Research support: 
  • Provide research and analysis to support projects using a mix of quantitative and qualitative tools: for instance, survey design, trend and driver analysis, scenario planning;
  • Drafting briefs and conducting focused research on key topics;
  • Coordination of data research with internal and external staff, and designers;
  • Preparation of bibliographic and reference material;
  • Additional activities based on experience and skillset.
Qualifications: 
  • Minimum 5 years’ project management experience;
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use popular academic software;
  • High level of proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google docs/sheets;
  • Fluent English-speaker and excellent written English (additional languages a bonus). Excellent communication skills, including with senior stakeholders across public and private sector.
Desirable: 
  • Experience working in a start-up environment;
  • Experience in public policy, and/or the use of futures approaches;
  • Experience using both quantitative and statistical research.
Deadline for applications: 28th July 2017 - Role to start early September

To apply please send your CV to caroline@successfulmums.co.uk 039 Project manager in the subject line. Please include examples of writing such as presentations, blog posts, research papers, formal letters if possible.


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