Project Manager

Location UK / Newry

Job Type Permanent full-time

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 6 days ago

Reference 1438554

 Job Description

Excellent opportunity for a Project Manager based in Newry

Reporting to an InterTradelreland Manager you will be working as part of a team to lead and give support on InterTradelreland’s projects and activities. You will work as part of the wider Operations or Strategy and Policy Directorate and contribute to overall team and corporate requirements.

KEY DUTIES RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver and develop innovative work programmes and initiatives in line with government policy and customer needs;
  • Deputise for the manager as required and work under your own initiative to ensure programme deliverables remain on target;
  • Proactively manage and monitor project / programme delivery and adherence to budget against key performance targets;
  • Prepare material for submission to the Board (and Board sub-committees) of InterTradelreland and make formal presentations as needed;
  • Oversee receipt, authorisation and processing of claims for payment from programme participants and delivery agents as applicable;
  • Record project and financial information accurately on InterTradelreland’s IT systems with a demonstrable attention to detail;
  • With the manager, prepare budget estimates, monitor and control expenditure;
  • Oversee communication activity, liaising accordingly with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Proactively manage relationships with third party service providers, stakeholders and / or managing agents to ensure prompt and accurate communication of relevant information and satisfactory delivery of programme objectives;
  • Contribute feedback to the development of the programme;
  • Manage and co-ordinate project evaluation and appraisal procedures as and when required in line with corporate reporting frameworks;
  • Organise events, sometimes in partnership with key stakeholders including design and delivery of presentations on InterTradelreland supports suitable for a variety of audiences;
  • Liaise with senior staff and executives in government bodies, development agencies and SME’s (Small and Medium sized Enterprises);
  • Understand economic development business networks and the needs and issues surrounding SME’s in both jurisdictions;
  • Understand the functions and responsibilities of government departments in both jurisdictions;
  • Supervisory/management responsibility of staff when required;
  • Adhere to all corporate procedures;
  • Any other duties as required by line manager. 

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Closing Date: 16th September 2019 12:00pm