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Project Coordinator

Full-time, permanent, based in London
Closes 8am, Monday 17 July

We are seeking outstanding candidates to take up this pivotal role at EIF. The purpose of the Project Coordinator role is three-fold:

  • to provide project management support to project leads through the entire lifecycle of any given project
  • working alongside the Operations Manager and project leads, to coordinate the reporting of progress on the delivery of projects for a range of audiences, including (but not limited to) EIF management and trustees, and funders
  • to develop and maintain an organisation-wide resourcing plan to enable EIF to track resourcing requirements linked to projects and associated interdependencies between projects.

Skills and experience


  • Experience working in a consulting or project-based environment.
  • Familiar with project management tools and systems.
  • Highly organised.
  • Comfortable with numbers and able to work with high volumes of data.
  • Excellent communication skills, able to influence without authority and to manage and build relationships.
  • Able to work with people at all levels of an organisation.


  • Previous experience of MS Project is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of early intervention or issues related to children’s and families’ wellbeing.

Person specification

  • Commitment to the values of EIF and the ethos of the voluntary sector.
  • Solid, all-round IT experience. High-level proficiency in MS Excel and proficiency in MS Word and MS Powerpoint is essential.
  • Flexible, willing to use initiative and self-motivated. A problem-solver.
  • Articulate, persuasive and tactful.

For more information and to apply, please download the job description and application form.

Please return the completed application form, including the diversity monitoring form, by email to:

CVs will not be accepted.

Applications close 8am, Monday 17 July. First interviews will take place on Thursday 20 July, with second interviews on Wednesday 26 July if required.

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