Global Operations Project Manager (Fixed term maternity cover)

This post would be based at the London office, with some travel to country/ies under programme management. ‘RCPCH Global’ is a unit within RCPCH which designs and manages a range of international projects and programmes to improve neonatal, child and adolescent health.

Hours: 35 hours per week
Contract type: Fixed term contract (6 month maternity cover)
Salary: £38,251 - £46,537
Location: 5 – 11 Theobalds Road, Holborn, WC1X 8SH

In this role, you will:

  • Manage a portfolio of existing international child health programmes, including in East Africa.
  • Oversee implementation of programme(s), including delivery of programme activities within agreed timeframe
  • Oversee programme budget expenditures, monitoring all spending in compliance with agreed budget(s) as well as monitoring variance in spending lines.
  • Manage financial and budgetary aspects of relevant programmes within RCPCH financial systems and in compliance with donor requirements
  • Liaising with RCPCH Finance and Governance departments to ensure compliance of programme activities and expenditure with RCPCH policies
  • Liaising with RCPCH Finance and with key overseas partners to ensure timely invoicing and financial transfers within budget stipulations
  • Ensure effective working relationships with key stakeholders to manage programmatic developments
  • Contribute to development of overall RCPCH Global strategy
  • Liaise with College members on new project opportunities.
  • Promote RCPCH international activities including presentations to external stakeholders
  • Lead on the contribution of material to the international section of the RCPCH website, e-bulletins and publications

Details:

Skills:

  • Excellent project/programme management skills and experience and successful track record in a relevant project management or implementation role.
  • Experience of budget management and of prioritising competing demands and giving attention to meeting deadlines
  • Experience managing donor-funded projects and donor reporting, including e.g. DFID, Unicef.
  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

Experience:

  • Previous experience of successfully managing projects, including supporting project teams both remotely and in the field, within the international development and/or health sectors.
  • Experience of dealing with a variety of international project/programme stakeholders, including international government counterparts, NGOs, UN partners etc.

Job Description and Person Specification (179 KB)

Apply:

To apply, please fill out an application form (MS Word, 71 KB) and equal opportunities form (voluntary) (MS Word, 94 KB). Send this to recruitment@rcpch.ac.uk

Please note that CV’s will not be accepted.

Closing date: 9pm, Monday 5 February 2018

Shortlisting date: Friday 9 February 2018

Interviews will be held: 15 or 16 February 2018

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

No agencies please.