20 Nov 2018

Job Opportunity- Project Co-ordinator

Reporting to: Programme & Project Manager, London N12 Salary: £21,000 (negotiable)

Monday to Friday 0900-1700 | 9-12 month contract, immediate start
Role Purpose: To assist in the delivery of the GENEius programme, support on-going work of the Barnet Clinic and support the other activities of Jnetics
Main duties and responsibilities:

    • Support the on-going delivery and evaluation of GENEius in schools working with the GENEius project manager
      • Day to day liaison with schools, drafting letters etc.
      • Collating of resources and equipment
      • Volunteer management
      • Continue school programme evaluation including analysis of feedback and results


  • Continue to develop and integrate GENEius pre-marriage resources and programme
    • Continue relationships with key personal in the different synagogue movements
    • Working with synagogue movements to ensure that engaged couples and other relevant members are aware of screening and how to access it
    • Developing resources for the pre-marriage programme and disseminate to key contacts and community agencies
    • Monitor and evaluate pre-marriage programme quality and impact.
  • Support the on-going delivery of the Barnet clinic
      • Manage participant registration process and communication including phone inquiries, follow-up emails
      • Promotion of the Barnet Clinic within Jewish community, young adult organisations and others to organise education sessions, publishing of articles and dissemination of clinic posters and flyers.
      • Work with our NHS partners to support professional service delivery.


  • Communications – manage and deliver social media activities and other communications that will raise awareness and improve engagement with our GENEius and other activities.
    • Write and upload social media posts – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
    • Monitor social media presence and identify and implement ways to increase Jnetics and GENEius profile/following
  • Website – help maintain and develop the content of the Jnetics and GENEius websites to ensure they are accurate, up-to-date and engaging.
  • Occasional weekend and evening working for events is required with travel.


Skills and Knowledge Required

  • Strong project management experience – able to deliver agreed outcomes.
  • Excellent time-management and organisational skills with the ability to manage conflicting priorities and to work flexibly as agreed with the line manager.
  • Operational knowledge of Microsoft Office – able to produce, manipulate and effectively present information to diverse audiences
  • Good interpersonal skills – ability to build good relations with a range of contacts and our team.
  • Articulate – very strong oral and written skills to communicate, influence and persuade a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Educated to degree level – preferably in genetics or biosciences
  • Some experience of fundraising support in the charitable sector (desirable)
  • Familiarity with the Jewish community and charity sector (desirable)

Personal Qualities

  • Systematic and effective problem solver
  • Self- starter and high initiative.
  • Calm, unflappable and resilient nature
  • Enjoys working both with systems and people.
  • Quick learner with a good attention to detail•


Please send a CV and covering letter to greg@jnetics.org