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Project Manager Learning


Project Manager Learning For OpenUK – Part time

Location: Remote, resident anywhere in the UK

Salary: Pro Bono

Why OpenUK

OpenUK is the UK’s industry organisation and advocacy body for Open Technology being open source software, open hardware and open data, across the UK.

As an industry organisation, OpenUK gives its Participants greater influence than they could ever achieve alone. OpenUK is committed to supporting collaboration between businesses, public sector organisations, government and communities to expand the opportunities available to all around Open Technology.

Based on its 3 Pillars: Community; Legal and Policy; and Learning, it is building a visible and vocal community across Open Technology, influencing the UK’s laws and policies to make the UK a great place for Open and promoting learning in Open Technology across the UK. As a UK organisation OpenUK is not inward focused and collaborates globally and participate in many international projects and organisations.

OpenUK is a not-for-profit company limited by guarantee, company number 11209475

About The Role

Reporting to the Board Facilitator, with an indirect report to the CEO, you will be managing the PM for the Learning team, as part of the management team and supporting the Leadership team through the organisation’s most exciting scale-up phase, managing a developing NGO, effectively a bootstrapping start-up. This will involve team activities with the Leadership and Learning Teams and various Group and Work Stream leads as well as working to organisational goals.

Specific Activities

Working closely with the CEO in her role as Producer and Editor for the Kids Course and Ezine in 2021, the LPM will impact processes and delivery of the Kids Course and Ezine from March – May, delivery of Summer camp in July and August on an elearning  platform and running the Kids Competition through the Autumn School term, on the same platform.

Coordinating the activities of 10 plus participants (a mixture of volunteers and contractors) they will bring an understanding of delivering to timescale and process with a positive attitude and understanding of interacting with a volunteer or probono community.

Skills and Attributes

  • Prince2 and/ or APMP
  • Experience being accountable for delivering cross departmental projects

Join a warm and welcoming group and commit 2-4 hours per week, timed to suit the successful candidate’s availability. 

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