Project Manager

Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) is looking for a full-time Project Manager to join it’s management team in London. The Project Manager will coordinate people and processes to ensure that the RJC’s strategic projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. For more information, please refer to the relevant sections below.


Location RJC Head Office in central London
Department Operations
Reporting to Executive Director
Salary Competitive, based on experience
Type Full-time, starting as soon as possible
Working hours 9:00 – 17:30, Monday to Friday
Notice period 30 calendar days
Date posted 27 September 2019

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Job Purpose

As our project manager, your job will be, in liaison with the Executive Director, to coordinate people and processes to ensure that the RJC’s strategic projects are delivered on time and produce the desired results. You will be the go-to person for everything involving a project’s organisation and timeline and delivery.

Role and Responsibilities

The primary areas of responsibility for the role are as follows:

  • Ensure detailed specifications and clarify specific requirements of each project.
  • Develop comprehensive project plans to be shared with stakeholders and other staff members as appropriate.
  • Use appropriate verification techniques to manage changes in project scope, schedule and costs
  • Delegate project tasks (team situation) to recognise individual strengths, skill sets and experience levels.
  • Ensure SMART goal setting and clearly defined targets are set using KPI’s where appropriate.
  • Track project performance, specifically to analyse the successful completion of short- and long-term goals
  • Measure project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques.
  • Perform risk management to minimise project risks
  • Meet budgetary objectives and make adjustments to project constraints based on financial analysis.
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Use and continually develop leadership skills.
  • Establish and maintain relationships with third parties and all stakeholders
Skills, experience and personal qualities
  • Educated to 1st degree or equivalent level
  • PMP / PRINCE II certification preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as a Project Coordinator and/or Manager with experience in handling multi-functional projects specifically including digitalisation of systems and processes.
  • Demonstrable understanding or hands-on experience in systems development and web technologies.
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Demonstrable working knowledge of Microsoft office 365.
Employment benefits

This role will be entitled to 28 days annual leave per annum pro rata plus UK bank holidays (on pro rata basis)

This role will automatically be enrolled into the RJC’s company pension scheme.

How to apply for this role

If you are ready for a new challenge and interested in joining the RJC as its new Project Manager, please submit a cover letter and your CV to us below:


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