Real Nation: Project Manager - Schools Health Programme

Project Manager - Schools Health Programme

We are looking for a Project Manager to work on a national health programme for primary schools. This role would be ideal for a new graduate or someone looking for a flexible position which will allow them to work from home as part of the role. Applications are invited to apply from all counties. 

Project managers are responsible for the day-to-day implementation of the programme in primary schools and will be expected to make frequent visits to schools within a defined regional area. Full clean driving license and own car required.

Ideal candidates will have a background in one or more of the following areas:

  • Project Management
  • Education
  • Psychology
  • Health Promotion
  • Fitness
  • Nutrition

Ideal candidates will possess the following qualities/skills:

  • Highly motivated and have a high level of personal interest in the work
  • Flexible, adaptive and responsive to the specific needs of the position
  • Confident, effective and clear communicator
  • Ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent organisation, planning and administration skills
  • Excellent time management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team

Job responsibilities will include: 

  • Contacting schools
  • Scheduling and attending meetings
  • Visiting schools
  • Preparing and delivering training to teachers
  • Overseeing the implementation of the programme within schools
  • Providing ongoing support to all schools participating in the programme
  • Troubleshooting problems
  • Preparing reports
  • Reporting to Senior Project Managers
  • Project Manager will be working from home when not on the road visiting schools

Start date will be late August/early September 2019. Fixed term specific purpose contract until June 2020.

To apply: email cover letter and CV to - please include a salary expectation in your cover letter. 



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