The Girls’ Day School Trust is seeking an experienced Project Manager. This role will manage the delivery of projects, from initial planning, to implementation and closure and ensure that projects are delivered according to cost, scope and quality criteria.
The first project that the successful candidate will be working on is the implementation of new HR and payroll software.
We are seeking an experienced and qualified project manager with at least 5 years’ experience of managing complex projects or programmes. This role will require somebody with excellent stakeholder and change management skills. The role requires the ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem solving capabilities.
About the GDST
The GDST (Girls' Day School Trust) is the UK's leading network of independent girls’ schools, with over 3,500 staff, and nearly 19,000 students between the ages of three and 18.
As a charity that owns and runs a network of 23 schools and two academies in England and Wales, it reinvests all its income in its schools. Founded in 1872, the GDST has a long history of pioneering innovation in the education of girls, and is the largest single educator of girls in the UK (and the UK’s largest educational charity).
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
- Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
GDST are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.