Project Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £24,845 – £27,832
  • Edinburgh. During the COVID-19 pandemic, QNIS staff are working remotely
  • Closing 14th May 2021

  • Advertised from 28th April 2021
  • The post is full-time (37.5 hours per week).


About QNIS and this programme:

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland is the only independent charity that supports and advocates for community nursing across Scotland. Throughout its 132-year history, QNIS has been devoted to overcoming inequalities, as well as improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Scotland at all ages and stages of life. Healthier Pregnancies, Better Lives is a new programme to help women and their partners prepare for pregnancy; prevent unwelcome outcomes; and improve responses to people born with life-changing neurological conditions - such as Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD).

The role:

We have a great opportunity for a dynamic project coordinator to join our team. This newly created position will see you providing high quality administrative support to this new programme.

This wide-ranging role includes: preparing and maintaining the schedules and activities for a large variety of individual, community and organisational participants; keeping accurate records; effectively managing large amounts of information; and providing efficient support to the Programme Lead. You will use your diplomacy and communications skills (verbal and written) as you engage with the diverse individuals and groups involved in this work. Being a small team, we need someone with a ‘can do’ attitude who effectively and cheerfully pitches in to do whatever is required.

The post is full-time (37.5 hours per week). We support flexible scheduling. QNIS is offering a salary in the £24,845 - £27,832 range, largely dependent upon experience. We offer a 10% contributory pension and 38 days leave (including public holidays). During the COVID-19 pandemic, QNIS staff are working remotely (with necessary equipment and support provided). This is a contract through 31 March 2022 with a good possibility of continuing for up to four more years, depending upon external funding.

For more information about the role and the organisation, please download the Excellence Profile by visiting the QNIS Website

About you

With previous project coordination experience, you will have excellent administrative skills, including a high level of attention to detail, proficient IT skills and an ability to coordinate multiple tasks. Crucial to success in the role will be the ability to communicate clearly and tactfully with people at all levels, both internally and externally. Capacity to work independently and create/maintain positive relationships is essential. People from BAME and other under-represented communities are encouraged to apply.

Application notes

To apply, please send both a CV and covering letter explaining how your strengths and experience match the Excellence Profile to Please also include contact information for two referees.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact QNIS on 0744 333 1953.

Closing date for completed applications: Friday 14 May 2021

Dates for interviews: Wednesday 26th May 2020

The successful candidate will be welcome to start as soon as possible.

QNIS is an employer that values diversity, seeks to be more inclusive and welcomes applications from all qualified and interested individuals.