Corporate Project Lead

Our client a not-for-profit organisation who allocates government funding for projects and schemes that promote social inclusion are currently recruitment for a Corporate Project Lead. This is a one year contract opportunity initially. The salary scale for this position is €49,846 to €62,775 per annum.

Role Summary

The Corporate Project Lead will be responsible for a number of key strategic corporate projects across the organisation, including but not limited to the development and implementation of a Policy and Procedure Framework, assessment and implementation of Public Sector Duty Working and a strategic assessment of the organisations corporate data. Working closely with the Business Planning Manager, they will be responsible for the planning, coordination, monitoring, and status reporting for the projects. He/she will also be responsible for directing and quality assuring the requirements gathering, business analysis, specifications development, and implementation of the various projects.

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full lifecycle of the projects from initiation, through planning, rollout and close.
  • Responsible for developing and managing project plans.
  • Establish and maintain the project risk register.
  • Drive an open and inclusive approach to problem solving.
  • Interpret the data available to identify issues or risks associated with the successful delivery of the project.
  • Assist in the information gathering processes, identifying potential gaps, issues and risks, and reporting to the project oversight group.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key project stakeholders internally and externally.
  • Ensure that important information regarding the project is shared with key stakeholders and the Executive Team/Strategic Leadership Team as required.
  • Ensure clear lines of communication between the stakeholders, using own skills and experience to identify issues or risks in communication and proactively addressing these.
  • Provide clear communications to the wider organisation regarding the project, milestones, implementation etc.
  • Coordinate and conduct research and analysis arising from the various strategic projects.
  • Map the governance model and associated business processes which support the Policy and Procedure Framework
  • Develop Data Management Plans in line with the organisations Data Strategy.

Key Requirements

  • Previous experience in leading and managing projects.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with experience communicating at all levels within an organisation.
  • Experience in analysis and problem solving.
  • Proactive, results orientated and strong attention to detail.
  • Proficient in MS packages, databases and SharePoint portals.
  • Relevant third level qualification (e.g. Degree or Masters), or equivalent gained in business or related field is essential.
  • Knowledge of workings of the community/voluntary/public sector is desirable
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