Project Manager (Need to Talk)

Closing date: 
6 Apr 2017
Project Manager (Need to Talk)

This is an exciting job opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to play a key role in our Need to Talk project. 

Need to Talk is a cross border counselling, confidence building and peer support programme for people with sight loss. Need to Talk is a partnership between RNIB and Fighting Blindness in the Border Counties of Ireland and is funded via the INTERREG VA Programme.

You will be responsible for the successful delivery of Need to Talk across Northern Ireland, Border counties of Republic of Ireland and Western Scotland and providing dedicated project management and leadership to the project team, ensuring all service levels set are achieved within the budget and timeframe agreed.

You will also be responsible for the operational management of the project team as well as for implementing service developments that deliver tangible benefits for blind and partially sighted people.

If you are a strong leader, with proven experience of project management and delivering service improvement we would be delighted to hear from you.

In exchange we offer a competitive salary, a stimulating and supportive working environment and a benefits package including:

  • 26 days holiday per year (plus bank holidays), which increase with service.
  • Excellent pension schemes

If you would like to apply for this great job opportunity please click here:

This post is subject to an enhanced criminal record check which includes a check of the children's and adult's barred list as the post holder will be responsible for the day to day management of people engaging in regulated activity. 

We’re the Royal National Institute of Blind People (RNIB Group) and we’re here for everyone affected by sight loss. Working for us means working for one of the UK’s biggest charities, supporting almost two million people living with sight loss in the UK.

Closing date for applications is midnight on Thursday, 6th April 2017. Interview dates: 13th and 19th April 2017.

Need to Talk is a project supported by the European Union’s INTERREG VA Programme, managed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).

Ref. AB686
Hours: 36 hours per week
Salary: £28,126 per annum
Location: Belfast
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract until 31st December 2021

Added by
Daryl Clayton
Closing date:
6 Apr 2017
Job Information
Fixed term
Full time
£28,162 - £28,162