Project Manager – Global Operations

Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health International
£37,876 - £46,076
It is RCPCH policy that new members of staff ordinarily start at the starting point of the scale with an increment for every year of service until reaching the top of the grade. All staff get 27 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, birthday leave and Christmas closure.
Closing date: 29 August 2017
Job Type: Paid
Location: Holborn, London
This is an exciting role within the Global Operations team leading on Global Child health programmes, activities and events.

Project Manager – Global Operations

This is an exciting role within the Global Operations team leading on Global Child health programmes, activities and events.

Hours: 35 Hours per Week Contact Type: Full Time Salary: £37,872  Location: 5 – 11 Theobalds Road, Holborn, London, WC1X 8SH


In this role:

  • You will be responsible for leading Global Child health programmes, activities and events, including being the point of contact for UK programme management of the RCPCH Global Links volunteer and mentor programme and future global activities including plans to scale up Global Links
  • You will also be responsible for the Co-ordination, briefing and management of UK contributors for Global Links programme and future global activities overseas as well as being the point of contact for stakeholder management of RCPCH global project partnerships and relationships with counterpart institutions e.g. paediatric associations, global paediatric organisations, academic institutions, UN agencies, Ministries of Health; NGOs
  • You will lead the management of inputs to projects and activities within timetabled plans and budgets and reporting any variances appropriately and for the monitoring and evaluation activities against project objectives escalating risks and issues in a timely and proportionate manner
  • Working with other colleagues you will project manage UK based activities including e-learning projects and UK based training courses.


Your Skills:

  • Excellent project management skills and experience demonstrated by a recent and successful track record in a relevant programme management and implementation role. 
  • Experience of budget management and of prioritising competing demands and giving attention to meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. The ability to set out and discuss complex issues clearly for a wide audience and to give presentations as required in a fluent and persuasive manner to people at all levels across the College.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills demonstrating the ability to understand and discuss complex issues around international development
  • Self-motivation and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Your Experience:

  • Experience of managing complex health programmes in a low-resource setting, including budgeting, monitoring and evaluation, programme development and implementation. 
  • Previous experience of building good working relationships with overseas partners, donors and programme participants through clear communication and a collaborative approach.
  • Previous experience of successfully managing teams in the field.
  • Experience of conflict resolution with an ability to understand and address complex problems with a view to resolution
  • Proven experience of working in sub-Saharan Africa.
  • Experience of dealing with a variety of stakeholders including international NGO partners, national stakeholders, UN agencies and skilled volunteers.

    Please note CVs will not be accepted.

    The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health is a Disability Confident and Stonewall Champion Employer

    Closing date: 9am, 29 August 2017                   

    Interviews will be held: Friday 8 September 2017

    No agencies please

Region: London and the southeast
Location: Holborn, London
Sector: Advocacy Projects and programmes

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