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Warwick, UK

Senior Project Lead

Warwick, UK

£36,000 - £42,000 per annum


Job Description

We are working with the Independent Association of Prep Schools (IAPS) who have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Lead to join their team based in their newly refurbished offices in Warwick. You will join IAPS on a full-time, permanent basis, working 35 hours per week. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £36,000 - £42,000 per annum, depending on experience.

IAPS is one of the world’s most prestigious Headteachers’ associations with over 660 of the world’s leading prep schools in their membership. IAPS is proud to work with its members as they deliver excellent standards of education and care to their pupils.

About the role:

IAPS offer a professional working environment with a positive ‘team’ ethos and atmosphere, as well as an attractive pension scheme and annual leave entitlement. IAPS is open to discussing flexible working arrangements with the successful candidate.

The Senior Project Lead will be responsible, in collaboration with the Chief Executive, for overseeing the planning, delivery and evaluation of IAPS’s strategy through co-ordination, support and challenge.

What you will be doing as the Senior Project Lead:

  • Assist project sponsors in clarifying, articulating and suitably capturing the objectives and deliverables of projects.

  • Assist in the identification and mitigation of risks.

  • Create and maintain various project documents.

  • Track the progress of actions against the strategy, assisting with re-planning and prioritising where necessary.

  • Provide regular updates and reports on project progress up to Board level.

  • Evaluate each project and provide feedback on the learning to ensure continuous improvement.

  • Undertake such other duties as are compatible with the nature of the role and as reasonably directed by the Chief Executive.

Skills and Experience required as the Senior Project Lead:

  • Experience of delivering projects as a project lead.

  • Professional development/ qualification(s) in project management or a related discipline.

  • Good knowledge of software tools and successful techniques needed for effective project management e.g. scheduling, resource management, document and team collaboration.

  • Excellent organisational skills and strong attention to detail.

  • The confidence to make decisions whilst working under pressure.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Ability to manage competing priorities to demanding timescales.

  • Ability to understand, analyse and interpret a range of information sources.

  • Ability to work effectively with a diverse range of stakeholders, including specialists in their field.

  • An openness to learning and ability innovate to achieve results.

If you feel you have the skills and experience required to become IAPS's Senior Project Lead, why not click ‘Apply’ now? We'd love to hear from you!

IAPS is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and wishes to encourage applications from individuals from a diversity of backgrounds. IAPS will ensure that all applicants receive equal consideration irrespective of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

No agencies please.

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