20 September, 2021

Project Manager Vacancy

Clyde Gateway URC seeks to recruit a Project Manager to support the development and delivery of interventions contributing to reducing child poverty levels in Scotland’s largest and most ambitious regeneration area.


This is 2 year, fixed-term, full-time position (35 hours per week) with a salary range of £40,000 – £43,000 depending on experience.


The post holder will have a base in Bridgeton and will be required to travel within the Clyde Gateway area as well as to meetings with key partners outwith the area.


This specific role is anticipated to take two years to be completed hence the fixed-term duration of the post after which its associated funding will come to an end.


The successful candidate will be auto enrolled in a defined benefit pension scheme


Reporting to the Lead Project Manager (Business and Community Growth), the post holder will assist in the development and delivery of the Supporting Families: Early Years and Primary project.


The post holder will be expected to embrace Clyde Gateway’s ambitions to improve educational attainment, increase skills & employability and improve health in the area, through a focus on inclusive growth and a place based approach to holistic regeneration.


Post specifics:


This is an excellent opportunity for a highly motivated individual who has a proven track record in delivering education and employability programmes which support the full family unit. The post holder will have experience in developing interventions to tackle poverty and its symptoms through education, employability, health and/ or social activities.


Taking an assisting role to the Lead Project Manager, the post holder will support the development, management, coordination and delivery of Clyde Gateway’s ‘Supporting Families’ model. Working directly with a range of partners, the post holder will support the delivery of a dynamic and engaging range of provision for families, such as the removal of barriers to learning or employment including financial, language, childcare or skills.


The project will contribute to reducing overall levels of child poverty and will require the successful candidate to work with a range of local, regional and national stakeholders and partners to achieve this aim.


Experience of planning and delivering needs led programmes identified by working alongside families and a range of organisations would be beneficial. The post holder will have excellent oral and written communication skills and will be expected to engage with individuals of all ages and abilities.


Please view the full job description here.