Title of Post: Project Manager
Responsible to: Scotch Street Youth & Community Centre Management Committee
- To manage the development of the iRural Project through the design, implementation and delivery of the work plan. Geographical areas to be targeted will include Craigavon Rural, Loughshore and wider areas.
- To work with Partner Organisations and to ensure that the programme aims, objectives and outcomes are successfully met.
- To work closely with the Community Youth Workers and Employment Support Worker in all aspects of the group programme.
- To implement the areas of work agreed by SSYCC and in keeping with the Project’s overall vision and operational plan.
- To work closely with the Community Youth Workers and Employment Support Worker on the design, implementation and delivery of the programme.
- To liaise and work in partnership with partner organisations, workers and volunteers.
- To ensure regular feedback and reporting to the SSYCC Management Committee.
- To engage in the design, planning and delivery of the group programme.
- To ensure that the agreed milestones and delivery targets are met.
- To ensure the strategic development of the project and to report on its delivery and outcomes.
- To work within the ethos of the organisation, sympathetic to the core values that underpin their commitment to excellence in youth work and the promotion of equity, diversity and interdependence.
- To process paperwork relating to the project and to maintain sufficient records, reports and recordings on the group programme and to participate in regular reflection / supervision meetings with the line manager.
- To liaise with the Chairperson/Treasurer of SSYCC with regard to budgets and funding issues specific to the Project’s programme of work, ensuring funder and organisational requirements in relation to day to day financial management protocols are met.
- To manage and co-ordinate the work of the iRural Project including line management of Project Staff.
- To facilitate periodic staff meetings for Project Staff.
- To represent the Project effectively within and beyond the youth service sector.
- To maintain efficient records, reports and recordings on agreed work programmes and to participate in regular reflection / supervision meetings with the Chairperson of SSYCC.
- To compile and write grant application forms to access additional funding towards programme costs.
- To assist in transporting young people to their placement or place of work if required, via SSYCC Mini Bus (may involve taking a D1 Driving Test, paid for by SSYCC).
- To undertake any other duties commensurate and agreed by SSYCC.
Scotch Street Youth & Community Centre
106c Moy Road
iRural is a project managed by Scotch Street Youth & Community Centre (SSYCC) and is funded by The National Lottery – Community Fund. Appointment to this post will be for a fixed term period commencing on 1 July 2019 and will end on 30 June 2022.