Poppyscotland – Lady Haig Poppy Factory Project Manager


Region: Scotland

Location: Edinburgh

Contract: 12-month FTC, 3 days per week (0.6 FTE) post £30,000, pro rata = £18,000

Salary: £30,000, pro rata = £18,000 pro rata

We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to take the lead on a major automation project and additionally to be the local coordinator of Facilities Management and Health & Safety for both Poppyscotland and Lady Haig Poppy Factory.

You will be the project manager responsible for the planning and implementation of all aspects of a major automation project.  This will include main POC with the manufacturer, delivery of all enabling works and engagement in other areas of resultant reorganisation, while working with the rest of the team to ensure full delivery of BAU.

If successful, you will:

  • Be the project manager for the automation project
  • Support the LHPF manager and deputise for him as required
  • Work with the History and Heritage team to develop the overall visitor experience programme including the selection and training of tour guides and lecturers
  • Manage all aspects of the new group retail unit located within the factory
  • Work in conjunction with the LHPF manager to deliver associated operational changes as required

Poppyscotland provides life-changing support to our Armed Forces community which includes those who have served, those still serving, and their families. At times of crisis and need we offer them vital advice, assistance and funding.

As an inclusive employer, we welcome conversations on flexible working and any reasonable adjustments that may be required.

Diversity Statement

We believe that the compassion, understanding and service we show each, and every individual customer should be reflected in the way we all support, respect and include every individual who works with us.


To apply please email your CV along with a covering letter to recruitment@poppyscotland.org.uk by  1700hrs on Monday 16 May 2022.

Interviews will take place at the Lady Haig Poppy Factory in Edinburgh on Monday 23 May 2022..

If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date you may conclude that you have not been short-listed for interview. As a charity we are unable to respond to all applications received due to the costs involved.

Download the person specification here.

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