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Top job! Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £44,882 – £47,240
  • Scotland - Hybrid
  • Closing 9th October 2023

  • Advertised from 21st September 2023
  • 36.25 hours per week
  • Job reference: 002347


Calling all Project Managers!! Are you a skilled communicator with a natural ability to influence, motivate and lead others and ready for your next project? Then look no further!

We have an exciting opportunity for a hands-on Project Manager with experience of successfully delivering change projects to join our team on a fixed-term 12-18 month contract. This role can be based in any of our offices across Scotland or as part of our hybrid working model.

Due to the extensive travel required in this role we will need you to have flexibility to travel across Scotland when required.

The role

Cornerstone are delivering digital tools and associated processes to our colleagues to enable them to work more efficiently and improve the quality of the care they provide to the people we support. We already have the digital tools and we’ll be looking to you to lead the project which designs the optimal way for our colleagues to use these tools. As Project Manager, you will implement these best practice processes into our teams through colleague engagement, communication and training.

Reporting to the Director of Delivery, you will lead a small, dedicated project team and tap into the expertise and support of the wider Cornerstone organisation to deliver this strategically important project.

To be successful in this role, you will be;

  • An experienced project manager, able to create and maintain cohesive project plans using a project management tool such as MS project or similar to manage tasks, resources, schedules and create reports.
  • A skilled communicator, able to negotiate and influence with diplomacy and tact.
  • Able to motivate people with your management and leadership abilities, ensuring teams work collaboratively to meet deadlines.
  • Knowledgeable about change management practices, and techniques for effective management of change.
  • Excellent at planning and organisation, with strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Committed to professionalism and quality, with a practical, solution-focussed approach.

It would be a benefit if you also have:

  • A project management qualification such as Prince2 Practitioner, PMQ, PMP
  • An understanding of the social care sector

For a full list of key responsibilities and person specification, please see our Role profile attached to this advert.

About us

With over 40 years’ experience delivering great care and support across Scotland, Cornerstone provides tailored, individual packages of care which focus on enabling people with a variety of needs, including learning disabilities, physical disabilities, autism and complex care needs, to live the best possible life.

Application notes

Do you have what it takes? What are you waiting for? Apply today! We'd love to hear from you.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited along to a virtual interview week beginning 16th October 2023.

Have any questions? Please contact Colin Phillips, our Director of Delivery, by emailing

We are looking to fill this post quickly and reserve the right to close the advert early should a suitable candidate be appointed. So get your application in quickly to avoid disappointment.

The successful candidate will be subject to a standard Disclosure check through Disclosure Scotland.