Project Manager (Armed Forces Development Project)

Project Manager (Armed Forces Development Project)

Off By Sharon Black

Website GamCare

Starting salary: £43,734 (London) or £40,301 (rest of UK)
Location: work from home with occasional travel to the London office (approx. twice a month) OR work from the London office
Full time
Fixed term contract

We’re recruiting a Project Manager to lead an exciting new project to deliver training and engagement work to Armed Forces’ personnel and the organisations that support them.

The Armed Forces Development Project is the first of its kind and is a great opportunity to make a real difference to understand how to better support those in the Armed Forces at the risk of, or already experiencing harm from gambling.

The role has initially been funded for just over two years, with the key deliverables being:
* gambling awareness training for Armed Forces personnel and support organisations
* insights workshops and networking events to understand the needs of this cohort
* the development of client support models, supporting those in the Armed Forces to reduce gambling related harm

As the successful candidate you’ll be responsible for ensuring the success of the project. You’ll need to network with stakeholders across the Armed Forces and the organisations that support them, securing buy-in and expanding the reach of the project.

About You
You will need demonstrable experience of managing successful projects and building productive relationships with senior stakeholders as well as the ability to engage with service users/people with lived experience.

You will also need the ability to manage projects/programmes with competing priorities and multiple workstreams to meet KPIs as well as supervise and develop staff.

Experience of working with or alongside Armed Forces personnel or organisations is equally important.

About Us
Founded in 1997, GamCare is the leading provider of information, advice and support for anyone affected by gambling harms. We operate the National Gambling Helpline, provide support to anyone who is harmed by gambling, create awareness about safer gambling and treatment, and encourage an effective approach to safer gambling within the gambling industry.

Benefits You Can Enjoy
* 33 days basic annual leave entitlement per annum (pro-rated for part-time colleagues) including bank holidays which increases with service
* A generous Pension Scheme – we contribute 6% and you contribute 2%
* Discretionary company sick pay from day one of service
* Employee Assistance Programme – 24-hour support

For further details and to apply please click the apply button.

Closing date for applications: 13th September 2023.

Interviews will take place online via video conference – Monday 2nd October 2023.

Appointment is subject to a DBS check.

GamCare is committed to offering the best support to people affected by gambling harms, as such we welcome applications from candidates with lived experience.

GamCare is an equal opportunities employer and doesn’t discriminate based on race, religion, gender, age, sexuality, gender identification, or physical ability. We are only able to facilitate visa sponsorship in very limited circumstances, so candidates outside of the UK or who don’t have the right to work in the UK need not apply.

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