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Project Manager – 9 month contract





£30000.00 - £32000.00

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Date Posted

12 April, 2021

Are you an experienced project manager with a strong background at managing a broad range of projects?

Do you have strong interpersonal skills and stakeholder management experience?

Would you like to work for a small organisation for a period of 9 months?

We have an exciting opportunity to be part of an important organisation within Belfast City Centre. If interested or would like more information call Alex on 02890 313157 or email [email protected]

The Role:

  • To work with key stakeholders to improve the operation and presentation of the District Area.
  • To develop, support, manage and execute project activities

With a ‘can do’ attitude, you will be able to work to deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment and possess excellent communications skills. The successful candidate will work on a broad range of projects and contracts. You will be innovative, flexible, and adaptable in approach and duties.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify challenges within the operation and work with key stakeholders to develop solutions and deliver tangible improvement.
  • Oversee core contracts and projects within the Business Plan. Key aims include improve cleansing; challenge illegal activity; and work towards a ‘greener’ city centre.
  • Develop, maintain, and grow strong relationships with external partners such as Belfast City Council, other relevant public sector bodies, and other private sector business organisations to deliver partnership projects.
  • Encourage joined up working and coordinated action to challenge illegal activity in the City. (Partners may include NIHE, PSNI etc)
  • Manage tendering processes, contract delivery, project evaluation and budgetary control for key projects. Liaise closely with funders, contractors, outsource partners and relevant statutory agencies to successfully delivery projects.
  • Regular monitoring of the project area to identify and then report any issues to relevant partner. Following up to ensure issues are dressed in a timely manner.
  • Service and advise the working group
  • Represent the business on relevant committees and steering groups.
  • Innovation approach to project delivery
  • PR – work with the PR agency to promote the work of the organisation.
  • As well as the above, you will be expected to carry out any other reasonable activities as required by the Line Manager and Board.

The Person:

Qualifications & Experience

  • A relevant third level qualification or at least 3 years’ experience in a project management role with a proven track record of success in achieving objectives.
  • Demonstrable experience managing a budget to deliver agreed outcomes.
  • Demonstrable experience working with a wider team.
  • Demonstrable experience of working with a wide range of partner organisations and stakeholders to deliver business plan objectives.
  • Demonstrable experience working in an organisation which is accountable to a Board of Directors.
  • Demonstrable experience of project delivery, contract procurement, management, and evaluation.


  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills.
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail, proof reading and collating complex information into reports.
  • Excellent IT skills with specific experience of working with databases and MS office applications including MS Outlook.
  • Highly organised with excellent time and project management skills, and with the ability to prioritise a wide range of competing demands.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to engage and build relationships with a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to give presentations to a diverse range of audiences.

Next Steps:

Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant in Abacus on 02890313157 for a confidential career discussion.

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