Overview

Assistant Project Manager
Fixed Term (18 Months) 
Full time – 34.5 hours 
Flexible Location: 
Home-based / Split between home and our London Office / Shipley Office / Glasgow office 
Salary Range: £38,000 – £42,000 (London), £34,500 – £38,500 (National)

Are you passionate about delivering change? Would you like to develop your career in project management? Then we would love to hear from you!

About the role
Macmillan Cancer Support are on a journey. With a re-invigorated Corporate Change team, we are on the search for an assistant project manager to help us deliver change.

We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to support the delivery of strategic projects as part of a corporate portfolio of change that will enable Macmillan to achieve its purpose to do whatever it takes to support people living with cancer.

The Assistant Project Manager will support the scoping, planning and implementation of projects across Macmillan. They will also take ownership of workstreams and smaller initiatives, under the guidance of our Project and Programme Managers. They will play a key role in the production and maintenance of project documentation, ensuring projects are effectively managed according to Macmillan’s corporate project management framework.

About you
You will have a good understanding of project management principles and an keen interest in putting this into practice.

You will have good communication and organisational skills. You will be a diversity champion, supporting the creation of an inclusive project team where all are valued for their unique contribution.

About us
We are striving to do everything we can to ensure that our workforce is representative of the people we support, and those who support us. We advocate for being an inclusive organisation, where everyone can feel that they belong and where there are no barriers to success.

We welcome applications from everyone who meet the criteria and strongly encourage individuals to apply who have a disability, impairment or health condition or individuals who identify as Black, Asian or from another minority ethnic background, as these groups are currently under-represented at Macmillan. Our Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy here along with our internal employee representation body, ‘Our Voice’ and 8 Employee Network groups help us promote fairness and belonging, becoming an engaged and inclusive organisation for all our people.

We want to make our recruitment processes accessible to everyone, so if there is any way that we can support you to be the best you can be, please contact the Macmillan People Services Team at PeopleServices@macmillan.org.uk for advice and recruitment adjustments.

Recruitment Process
The application deadline is  Sunday 26th February 2023 with virtual interviews aiming to be held w/c 6th March 2023 (but may be subject to change).

In order to ensure fairness and consistency to select the best candidate for this role, all of our applications are anonymised up until an interview has been confirmed so that shortlisting is based solely upon the suitability of the candidate’s experience.

Please submit your application as soon as possible as we reserve the right to change the closing date of our vacancies.

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