New Job Alert: Project Manager
We’re looking for project managers who can support us on a growing number of inclusion programmes. Our project managers help to keep the wheels turning, and we’re particularly keen to hear from people with experience in learning, research and/or marketing communications.
We’re looking for someone who can work with client teams to successfully deliver programmes from start-to-finish. This means understanding scopes of work, building timelines, establishing relationships with clients and working with our consultant teams to deliver inclusion programmes to the highest standards.
You’ll be part of growing our unique business, being at the heart of making it all happen. The Unmistakables is a consultancy that helps people and organisations stay relevant in a rapidly changing world. We work with leaders and their teams to help them grow and retain people and customers through equity, diversity & inclusion.
Our team is made up of passionate individuals with a shared sense of purpose, and individuals who are the very best professionals with varied industry expertise and diverse lived experiences.
Wondering what you’ll be doing? Read on:
Working with consultants and directors to understand programmes of work, translate scopes into timelines, set-up internal kick-off meetings, and manage projects from start-to-finish. This puts you at the heart of creating change and accelerating inclusion inside our client’s organisations
Reviewing timelines and working with the team and clients to find solutions so programmes can be delivered successfully. This requires adapting and rethinking creatively to find solutions
Working with the team to review timesheet data and run project reconciliations, ensuring that things are running to task and time. This means paying attention to detail, working to decipher data into usable information for teams
Setting up and managing external suppliers where necessary - ensuring negotiations are successful and setting up contracts and payments. This requires the ability to manage relationships and understand legals and contracts
Support on notetaking during meetings - ensuring there is a clear and consistent record to help keep the project moving. This requires strong typing skills and high attention to detail
Wondering what we’re looking for from you? Here it is:
Previous project management experience with the ability to use a number of different tools
Experience of setting up and running budgets with the ability to run reports, decipher data and feedback
Strong stakeholder manager skills - being confident and comfortable to draft client and internal communications to keep everyone updated
Strong experience of working with a team - being able to learn and adapt to new styles of people
Technical/ IT skills - ability to use Google Drive, Slack and other tech introduced as part of how we operate; ability to format presentations and documents
Connectivity - being able to demonstrate social and cultural curiosity to what’s going on in the world and what it means for businesses and society; consistently developing an understanding and point of view on trends and the latest news affecting the inclusion conversation
We are particularly interested in research project managers or learning project managers who have experience of running research or learning programmes of work respectively
Ability to work from our hub in Somerset House at least two days a week
Salary level & perks
£35,000 - £40,000 depending on experience. We are also interested in hearing from freelancers with a competitive daily rate.
Monthly wellbeing allowance
Bi-annual away days
As a values-led business we will be reviewing applications and interviewing based on the following values:
Individuality: everyone has different needs, so flexibility is our starting point, allowing colleagues to belong and thrive in their own ways.
Inspiration: We seek out and celebrate diversity, nurturing a distinctly different culture where everyone can find belonging.
Integrity: we focus measurable outcomes and only embark on client partnerships we believe in and work where we believe we can make a positive impact.
Initiative: everyone is encouraged to try out new approaches and find new ways of addressing the challenges we face as a company.
Inclusivity: we recruit based on personal and professional 'lived expertise'. The team is inclusive by design, encompassing many different protected characteristics and intersectionalities.