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Cystic Fibrosis Trust

Project Portfolio Manager

Two years fixed-term contract

Circa £40,000 – £45,000 plus benefits and flexible working

Based in Central London

The Cystic Fibrosis Trust is the only UK-wide charity making a daily difference to the lives of people with cystic fibrosis (CF), and those who care for them. We invest in cutting-edge research, drive up standards of clinical care, offer support for everyone affected by cystic fibrosis, and campaign hard on the issue that matter.

Cystic fibrosis is chronically misunderstood, kills thousands worldwide and is carried unknowingly in the genes of millions. We’re here to beat it.

Putting people with cystic fibrosis at the centre of everything we do is key to helping us beat the condition for good, and doing this is a challenge that you’ll relish.

This role sits within the Business Planning and Delivery Team, who are responsible for strategic planning, business performance reporting and forecasting, risk management, governance support and internal project support across the Trust. You will be responsible for the management of a portfolio of projects ensuring they are delivered on time, are within agreed budget limits and produce deliverables to the required level of quality. You will provide oversight and support to business managers to ensure key business activities are defined and captured on the Business Activity Database and that business activities are effectively tracked and reported.

With project management experience in a formal project environment and a demonstrable track record of successful delivery, you will be experienced in delivering IT and wider projects on time and on budget. With excellent communication skills you will be able to build good relationships with stakeholders at all levels and also challenge them effectively when appropriate to do so.

If this is for you we would love to hear from you. Take a look at the full job description, complete the application form and equal opportunities form, and send your CV and a covering letter detailing your relevant experience to The equal opportunities form will be separated from your application form prior to the selection process. The information you provide will be treated as sensitive data under the Data Protection Act 1998. Your assistance is appreciated.

Closing date for completed application will be Friday 19th May 2017.


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