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PROJECT COORDINATOR

We’re looking for a charismatic, experienced and passionate Project Coordinator to manage the successful delivery of a large scale project within our Anti-Bullying Campaign across the UK

OVERVIEW

Salary
£24,000 per annum

Location
London Office

Contract
1 Year

Hours
37.5 Hours per week

Reporting to
Project Manager

Start Date
ASAP

Closing Date
09:00 Monday 13th May 2019

OUR BENEFITS

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Free barista (London office only)

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An extra day off on your birthday!

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Pension contributions

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Annual training and development contribution

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Fun coworking office space

ABOUT THE ROLE

Who we are looking for...

This is a brand new role responsible for the design and delivery of a schools programme tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying.

The main purpose of the role will be to lead on the Anti-HBT Ambassadors Programme, from design of the intervention and creation of programme materials to training delivery and tailored support to schools throughout the academic year. Reporting to the Anti-Bullying Project Manager, the Project Coordinator will ensure that the programme is achieving its KPIs, being successfully embedded in schools and having a transformative impact. This role requires a candidate with strong project management skills and experience of designing and implementing complex projects working with schools. It will also require continued innovation and constant monitoring and evaluation in order to ensure KPIs and targets are being met.

JOB DESCRIPTION

This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by employees in this role. It is not exhaustive and staff may be required to undertake other reasonable duties commensurate with the role as requested by the line manager.

 

  • Lead on a brand new anti-bullying programme of work focusing on tackling homophobic, biphobic and transphobic (HBT) bullying in primary and secondary schools
  • Develop and deliver resources, content and training that helps to reduce bullying behaviour and empower young people, professionals and parents to participate against HBT bullying and create an inclusive environment for LGBT pupils and staff
  • Overseeing the monitoring and evaluation of Anti-HBT Ambassadors Programme. This will include collation of data, evaluation of project outcomes and co-ordination of data for interim and final reports
  • Be accountable for management and development of pre-training audit tools to tailor the intervention offered to schools; offer support and follow-up training to schools following the intervention
  • Working with the Anti-Bullying Project Manager, ensure the various project budgets and all funding is spent as agreed, and completing any associated financial reports for the funder
  • Work collaboratively with the Comms team to put in place marketing strategies that highlight the impact of the programme and secure participation from schools
  • Contribute to team meetings and organisational priorities
  • Provide up to date and regular reports and presentations to communicate the progress of work back to wider staff team, SMT and trustees
  • Assistance and attendance at events as necessary
  • To undertake any other reasonable duties as may be required

    PERSON SPECIFICATION_

    1. Skills

    • Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office software
    • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate clearly and succinctly, both orally and in writing, including online communication
    • Knowledge and experience of online networking, familiarity with digital technologies and ability to manage work in an online environment while away from the office
    • A team player, able to work in support of other teams and bring together colleagues from different departments
    • Ability to set and work towards ambitious long-term and short-term targets
    • Self-motivated and able to work well both as an individual and as part of a team
    • Energetic, flexible, willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and to travel throughout the UK
    • Ability to create multiple high quality resources (which may include video, publications, website materials, guides etc.)

    2. Personal Attributes

    • Commitment to and ability to inspire commitment to The Diana Award’s vision, values and mission
    • Ability to forward-plan and think strategically
    • Personal integrity and credibility
    • Collaborative and task orientated
    • Commitment to self-development
    • Ability to work well under pressure
    • Driven to achieve great results
    • Commitment to self-development and keeping up to date with key trends/developments in the sector
    • Energetic, flexible and a willingness to work outside of ‘normal’ office hours and travel across the UK with overnight stays when required

    3. Experience/Knowledge

    • Knowledge of The Diana Award and its programmes and services
    • Successful track record in developing and maintaining a performance and accountability culture that measures and meets its KPIs
    • Experience of organising and prioritising a demanding workload, to meet deadlines
    • Experience of working in the voluntary/ fundraising sector
    • Experience of effective partnership work with other organisations, and local authorities, building and maintaining networks and maintaining relationships
    • Interest and in-depth knowledge in the work of the voluntary sector particularly when it comes to bullying and homophobia, biphobia and transphobia
    • Understanding of issues affecting LGBTQ+ young people and approaches to create inclusive school environments
    • Excellent knowledge of child protection, and legislation regarding children and young people, including safeguarding and child protection, both on and offline

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