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We’re looking for an additional Programmes Manager to join #TeamGMYN. This role will provide support in overseeing the delivery of our programmes and services. This is your chance to bring your own skills and knowledge to ensure our delivery is of the highest quality.
Hours: 28 - 35 hours per week
(Flexible working arrangements such as flexible hours, an element of working from home, compressed hours can be discussed)
Salary: NJC scales 24-28 (£29,174 - £32,798)
Reporting to: Head of Delivery
Deadline: Monday 29th August
Base and delivery: Manchester (main office base)
Due to expansion of our programmes and delivery, we are looking to recruit an experienced Programmes Manager. The Programmes Manager will work closely with the current Programmes Manager and Head of Delivery to ensure that all our activities for young people are delivered to the highest standard and that the impact of delivery is appropriately measured. The Programmes Manager will visit delivery in order to quality check programmes and will ensure that impact measurement procedures are being followed.
The Programmes Manager will also have line management responsibility of designated delivery staff, ensuring they receive the appropriate support and personal development opportunities.
- Reviewing programmes quality and performance, resolving any issues and initiating appropriate corrective action if needed.
- Ensuring GMYN activities are delivered to a high standard, including visiting activities to assess the quality of provision.
- Ensuring that programmes are delivered in a safe way and that safeguarding measure are adhered too.
- Ensure GMYN programmes are inclusive and accessible as possible.
- Line management of a number of delivery staff, including HR related tasks including their professional development.
- Overseeing impact measurement and data collection for GMYN’s Salesforce system in line with the charity’s Theory of Change.
- Building relationships with current and potential partners/stakeholders.
- Being one of the first points of contact for staff, dealing with general enquiries and issues and escalating to SMT if needed.
- Report on project/service performance to SMT and the Trustees.
- Ensure that staff are adhering to policies and procedures.
Who are we looking to recuit?
You don't have to have worked in the voluntary youth sector previously. What is important is that you have an understanding of the needs of young people and can provide effective management for youth work staff. We are looking for someone with genuine passion for managing services and support programmes.
We want to hire an enthusiastic person who can maintain positive working relationships with young people, delivery partners and all stakeholders.
Teamwork and team culture are especially important to us. We are looking for applicants who can support and motivate a team of delivery staff, ensuring their personal development and commitment to high quality programme delivery.
How to apply
All information is in the attached Job Pack which you can access via the links below.
Your invitation to interview will be based on how you demonstrate that you meet the points on the person specification. We will consider skills and experiences from various roles if you can demonstrate how they can be transferable to this role.
To apply, please click on the "Quick Apply" button below, where you can download application documents and upload these along with your CV.
Monday 29th August
Interviews will take place on Thursday 8th September
Please download the application documents from this site using links below. You need to send us a completed Application Form along with a recent CV.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Are you keen to get stuck in as part of a fast-growing social enterprise tackling fair access to careers in the modern economy?
Career Accelerator is an award winning education organisation helping 14-30-year-olds from diverse backgrounds prepare for careers in the modern economy through employer support led by top firms. We do this through providing a 3-month programme arranging mentoring, alongside other employer support, for young people - all of which are led by leading firms including Vodafone, LinkedIn, Just Eat Takeaway, Pearson and Snapchat.
Career Accelerator was set up 5 years ago and, so far, has worked with 30 schools across England, 20 corporates and the UK’s 2 leading LGBT+ career conferences. We are backed by LinkedIn for Good, Teach First, Cambridge Social Ventures, The Young Academy and Year Here. We are supported by a Multi-Disciplinary Board of Advisers who are experts in the social enterprise, education, technology and diversity and inclusion sectors.
- Contract Type: Full time.
- Salary: £23K-£25K depending on experience.
- Location: Approximately 2 days in the Kings Cross Impact Hub co-working space and client sites in London, and 3 days working remotely.
- Reports to: Head of Youth Programmes.
- Start date: November 2022 – January 2023 depending on when you want to and can start.
- Hours: Typically, 9am-5pm, although there may be occasional early starts/ late finishes where required.
- Annual Leave: Bank Holidays plus 25 days per year.
Key Areas of Responsibility
Helping deliver the programme to our young people:
- Helping run promotion assemblies to young people.
- Helping select young people to be on our programme through reviewing their application forms and conducting interviews.
- Supporting run mentee training session for our young people to help them make the most of the programme.
- Supporting match business mentors and mentees based on their information.
- Helping to supervise the programme once underway.
- Helping enhance our existing programme resources for mentees and mentors.
- Supporting organizing career workshops and work experience.
- Helping organize mid programme events and graduation events.
Working with youth partner organizations:
- Working with our youth partner organizations to make sure that we manage risk and fulfil legal requirements.
- Supporting mentees on a day-to-day basis.
- Helping take photos and videos during employer sessions.
- Helping promote Career Accelerator's outreach work on our social media (LinkedIn and Twitter).
- Supporting with designing end of programme mentee and business impact reports.
- Helping write blogs about our work.
- Helping process employees’ Enhanced DBSs and sharing these to our youth partner organizations before the programmes start.
- Helping with safeguarding work for our business mentors and young people.
- Supporting with enhancing our alumni network for our young people to provide them with post-programme support.
- Supporting with our career newsletter outlining career opportunities for our young people.
- Helping carry out market research to inform our business strategy and grow our impact.
- Personal commitment to the Career Accelerator mission.
- Experience working in a team in a professional or voluntary capacity.
- Interest in employment support and diversity and inclusion.
- Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint (intermediate).
- Strong written communication skills.
- Being able to engage young people.
- Confidence speaking to large audiences (e.g. assemblies).
Deadline is Sunday 11th September 23:30 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Come and join our team! We believe in the power of our sport being used to positively transform people’s lives. We believe the Northwest is a home to extraordinary people like you.
This is your chance to be part of our story!
Sharks Community Trust is the official charity of Sale Sharks Rugby Club.
We work hard every day to deliver our mission to inspire, support and deliver change to communities across the Northwest to people of all ages and abilities.
We work with over 12,000 people annually in three key areas: Community Engagement, Education and Rugby Development. Our highly skilled, dynamic and passionate team now deliver over 50 community projects that change the lives of a huge spectrum of people across the Northwest; from children and young people right through to senior citizens.
The charity is now looking to recruit to the role of Education Programmes Manager to work across each of the Trust’s education programmes and projects.
Sharks Community Trust expects professionalism, enthusiasm and dedication from its staff team. In return, you will get the following:
Sharks Community Trust Employee Benefits
Everyone will receive an allocation of Sale Sharks kit annually based on their role
All employees will be enrolled in the Trust’s pension scheme and the Trust will match your contribution up to 3%
Everyone is entitled to 20 days holidays plus all bank holidays and extended days over Christmas*. This allocation increases after three years’ service.
Club Shop Discount
Discount in the club shop to an agreed allowance
Access to the Sale Sharks High Performance Centre gym
Access to Sale Sharks home matches for both the men’s and women’s team
Opportunity to develop yourself through a range of external and in house training
Work Phone or Mobile Phone Allowance
Depending on your role at the Trust, you will either receive a work phone to complete your role or a phone allowance. Phone allowance ranges from £10-£20 per month
Flexible Admin Working location
As agreed with line manager, admin work can be completed flexibly
Trust staff will be enrolled in the organisation’s Vitality health insurance scheme after a successful six month probationary period
Supportive and encouraging management group
Key role in changing lives in our communities
Details of role
Education Programmes Manager
Hours of work:
37.5 hours per week
£26,000 - £28,000
Head of Education
5pm Friday 26th August
We reserve the right to interview suitable candidates before this date.
As Education Programmes Manager for Sharks Community Trust, you will be responsible for management, development and delivery of all education programmes and projects delivered by the Trust. This includes our core programme of HITZ Learning Academy, our Alternative Provision mentoring provision and our education projects such as Sharks on Track.
The successful candidate will have line management responsibility for all Education department staff and will co-ordinate the recruitment of young people onto programmes and projects as well as quality assure all programmes and monitoring reports.
Role and Responsibilities:
There are a number of key aspects to this role. The successful candidate will;
- Manage education staff to develop and deliver education programmes that meet partner, programme and learner requirements, including schemes of work, programme timetabling, quality assurance calendars and tracking systems.
- Lead on the recruitment of young people onto all programmes and projects to ensure all KPIs are met and support the Education Officers to ensure participants’ attendance, achievement and progress onto effective and appropriate next steps.
- Manage relationships with core partner providers e.g., YMCA, and community partners to ensure all programme and project KPIs are met, and future opportunities are identified.
- Build strong relationships with partners/agencies to support ongoing participation, engagement and achievement by participating young people including work placement and progression opportunities.
- Be responsible for the administration of our training providers’ paperwork and lead quality assurance all assessment completion paperwork.
- Be the first point of contact for safeguarding, advice and support for all staff and learners.
- Identify and co-ordinate funding applications in line with Foundation education ethos, design programmes and projects, and establish staffing and delivery to deliver on targets and budgets.
- Co-ordinate learner progress reports and create accurate monitoring records and reports for all programmes and projects and gather and analyse evaluation information on the systems for activities and individuals within those activities.
- Ensure subject knowledge and knowledge of qualification requirements is up to date in line with requirements of training providers and the Department of Education,
- Any other level appropriate duties as required by the employer.
It is key to this role that candidates:
- Understand and implement the Trusts’ Safeguarding policy, procedures and best practice guidelines and to use this understanding to ensure safe working practices, appropriate reporting of concerns and contribute positively to a safe environment
- Continuously evaluate the success and standards of their work and that of others, through rigorous self and departmental reflection and analysis. This includes creating a CPD plan.
- Are able to work flexible and unsociable hours where this is required by the role.
- Demonstrate the Sharks Community Trust values at all times.
- Promote Sharks Community Trust and Sale Sharks brand and ethos in a professional and positive manner.
- Be committed to applying and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion across Sharks Community Trust and comply with all Charity policies and procedures.
Teaching Degree with QTS or equivalent
A positive attitude towards professional development and their own learning
At least 3 years' experience and a record of success of school, organisation or project leadership.
Proven ability to lead the delivery of high-quality learning activities.
Experience of working with NEET or hard to reach young people.
Experience of assessment, monitoring and evaluation.
Experience of managing external partnerships and reporting on agreed KPI’s.
A thorough understanding of safeguarding procedures.
A passion for the community and making a difference.
An ability to inspire others and work to tight deadlines.
A friendly, positive ‘can do’ and courteous attitude.
A commitment to the aims, vision and values of Sharks Community Trust.
Ability to lead a team and foster good working relationships.
Excellent organisation and time management skills.
Excellent communication and motivation skills.
Willingness to work flexible hours.
Full driver’s license and use of a vehicle.
Level 1 or 2 sports coaching award in any sport
Assessor or IV awards
Experience of working in a community outreach setting.
Sharks Community Trust is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. The successful candidate will undergo an enhanced DBS check to work with children and vulnerable adults and employment will only be offered if a clear check and suitable references are received back.
*Please note only candidates selected for interview will be notified.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About On Purpose
On Purpose is a unique community of people who are using their careers to create positive social and environmental impact.
We develop people who put purpose before profit, and who will help bring about an economy that works for all – an economy that is equitable and sustainable for the long-term.
Our Associate Programme will celebrate its twelfth year in 2022. Running twice a year, the year-long programme works with a select group of high-potential career changers from a range of professional backgrounds, matching them to work with purpose led organisations, and supporting them through inspiring learning and development.
On Purpose operates as a social enterprise. We are a member of Social Enterprise UK, a founding UK B Corp, and a London Living Wage employer. We are based in London, near London Bridge, with offices in Paris and Berlin.
Working here puts you at the heart of an inspiring mix of people and organisations working to create positive change.
Scope of role
The Programme Delivery Manager will support the running of our year long programme that develops people to become leaders in the impact economy. As a member of the team, the Programme Delivery Manager will have the rare and exciting opportunity to gain access to the training and development we provide our Associates (programme participants), helping them to grow as leaders.
Most of the time in this role will focus on two key areas:
Ensuring that On Purpose delivers a world-class learning & development programme
- Supporting the Head of Programme Delivery to design and sequence the year-long training syllabus
- Timetabling and planning the training programme
- Finding and briefing trainers for sessions
- Helping to evaluate and improve the training year with each iteration
- Hosting and working towards delivering training sessions
- Supporting on the logistics of training sessions
Creating a positive programme experience for Associates
- Being the main point of contact for Associates on week to week matters
- Having oversight of the organisation and logistics of all Associate events (including induction and residential trips)
- Sending monthly evaluations to associates, reviewing the results and checking in with associates where necessary
The role will also include the following:
Managing On Purpose’s pro bono coaching network
- Recruiting coaches and matching them with On Purpose Associates
- Managing coach relationships through the year
- Debriefing with coaches at the end of each year and evaluating the coaching element of the programme
Developing the wider On Purpose community
- Working with Marketing Coordinator to run and manage community events.
- Work with On Purpose International on the strategy for On Purpose community building
- Generating and implementing ideas around engaging On Purpose Fellows (alumni who have previously completed the programme) over the long run
Supporting on the recruitment of new Associates
- Screening applications and helping to lead interviews for potential Associates
Like all members of the On Purpose team, you will contribute to wider strategic initiatives, and have the opportunity to work in collaboration with On Purpose team members in our other cities. We are a very inclusive organisation and people at all stages of their career and length of service at On Purpose are asked their opinions and encouraged to share ideas.
This role will work with the whole team but will work most closely with and be managed by the Head of Programme Delivery. The role will also work closely with the Programme Coordinator and may include some management of their work depending on skill set and preference.
- Genuine passion for social and environmental impact, using business for good and the mission of On Purpose.
- Strong organisational skills, with ability to keep multiple workstreams on track while also adapting to the changing needs of Associates
- Practical problem solver with a pragmatic approach and an eye for detail
- Excellent verbal and written communicator with the ability to build strong relationships and connections within and beyond On Purpose’s community
- Comfortable delivering training and facilitating groups
- Experience of or interest in training and developing others
- A strong desire to learn, improve and grow through working in this role
We are a community that welcomes diversity in all forms, through different professional and personal backgrounds, and encourages applications from anyone who’s passionate about purpose-led work irrespective of previous experience - this could suit someone right at the beginning of their career, or someone with a few years of work experience in the sector.
Remuneration, benefits and holidays
We care about everyone we work with and thus have high aspirations for what we’ll each get out of working at On Purpose. We want our time working together to be challenging and rewarding as well as fun and enjoyable.
This is a full-time position with a salary in the region of £27,000-£29,000, dependent on experience.
Other benefits include:
- The chance to work at a genuinely purpose-first organisation, that strives to drive a fundamental shift from profit to purpose, creating an economy that serves the wellbeing of all
- A trusting, collaborative and flexible working environment
- A pension scheme with a 5% employer’s contribution
- A £750 personalised learning budget to help you grow and develop, access to the rolling-programme of top-quality events and training we offer to our Associates and wider community
- The opportunity to volunteer with causes you care about
- Organisation-wide offsites with team members from across our London, Paris and Berlin offices
- A 25-day holiday allowance, plus UK bank holidays and your birthday!
To apply, please click the link below where you will be asked to answer questions about your interest in and fit for the role, upload your CV, and share your contact details.
The deadline for applications is midday on Thursday 25th of August.
If you are successful, the next stage will be a video interview early in the week commencing 5th September. We would like the successful candidate to start by the beginning of October, but there is some flexibility on this.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Assistant Director – Innovation and Improvement Programmes
£84,098 per annum plus excellent benefits
12 months fixed term contract - maternity cover
Full time role and hybrid working with a minimum of 1 day/week in our London office
The Health Foundation is an independent charity committed to bringing about better health and health care for people in the UK.
It’s an exciting time to join us at the Health Foundation. We are currently developing our new strategy for the next three years and setting our priorities for how we’ll drive impact in health and social care, now and into the future. This includes adapting our improvement approaches to the changing external environment of workforce and funding pressures in health and care, alongside new opportunities emerging from better data and technologies.
Reporting to our Director of Innovation and Improvement, Malte Gerhold, and collaborating closely with senior leaders across the organisation, you will lead aspects of further developing and implementing our new strategy. You will also manage our Design and Delivery team to scope new funding programmes to experiment and innovate with how we drive impact. The Design and Delivery team is made up of 11 individuals working directly with our award holders, who are innovating across the spectrum of health and care all over the country. You will also line manage the wider team’s business manager and executive assistant support.
You will bring your extensive experience leading teams to scope new programmes of work, and supporting them to successfully deliver.
We expect you to contribute your creative and strategic approaches as a thought partner in our work, and bring your expertise around technology and innovation to push the boundaries of how The Health Foundation can transform our health and care ecosystem. You will also bring experience working in the health and care sector to the role.
We look forward to you joining our Improvement Leadership team, and being an inspiring and supportive leader in the organisation.
Shortlisted candidates will have an opportunity to speak with the Assistant Director – Innovation and Improvement Programmes who is going on maternity leave, to learn more about the role.
To find out more about the role and what we are looking for, please read the job description.
To apply for this role please submit your CV and a supporting statement, which answers the following questions
- What are your motivations for this role and what you would personally bring to it?
- Please outline your experience leading a team to scope and deliver new programmes of work
- Please tell us about your understanding of how innovation happens in complex systems like health and social care
The supporting statement should be no longer than 2 pages.
Applications without a supporting statement will not be considered.
Application deadline: 30th August 2022, 23:59
Interviews will be scheduled for the week commencing 5th September
We value equality, diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from different backgrounds. We are also committed to making reasonable adjustments for candidates who have accessibility requirements.
This new position will play a key role in the delivery of two of our major programmes. You will work as part of a wider Programmes Team that delivers other funding programmes across the county.
As someone who understands and appreciates the importance of local charities and similar ‘not-for-profit’ organisations you will help to ensure our Hinkley Point C (HPC) Community Fund and SSEF programmes continue to provide vital funding to help communities most affected by the construction of the new power station. You will also help us monitor the ongoing impact and performance of the organisations we fund and develop our future priorities.
You will spend 60% of your time working on the HPC Community Fund and 40% on the SSEF programme.
The Hinkley Point C Community Fund is made up of two major elements. Open Grants provide larger awards, usually no more than £150,000 over three years, although there is no upper limit, which are awarded by the main Awards Panel. You will work closely with the Programmes Director to manage many of the day-to-day tasks of this element of the programme.
Alongside this we have a budget set aside for small grants for smaller organisations which is delivered by the HPC Programmes Manager and is the responsibility of a sub-committee of the main panel. While you will get involved in aspects of this, your main role will be to line manage the HPC Programmes Manager.
The Awards Panel has representatives from local authorities and EDF alongside SCF trustees and independents appointed by SCF. This, and the overall framework for the fund, is set out in the Section 106 agreement between EDF and local authorities. It is one part of a much broader range of impact mitigation measures related to HPC. The overriding aim of this fund is to ‘mitigate the intangible and residual impacts’ of HPC in local communities.
Although an SCF programme, its nature and size led us to create a dedicated website. However, the processes used to manage the grants programme run through the same systems that we use for all of our grants.
The SSEF programme provides social investments in the form of blended loans and grants to help local organisations based in Somerset grow and/or increase their sustainability and independence. It is particularly designed for small and start-up organisations that would struggle to access social investments from other sources.
Since its launch in 2015 over £1,000,000 of SSEF funding has been either awarded or agreed in principle to twenty-three organisations. The average investment is made up of a loan of £25k and a grant of £12k.
We currently have 17 ‘live’ investments that require ongoing support and monitoring. Our goal is to award up to 7 to 10 new social investments in the next two years. As such it is a relatively ‘low volume’ but high impact programme. In addition, we may introduce a new grants programme to support start-up and early-stage social enterprises.
Your role will be largely facilitating the programme, acting as the key point of contact and providing high level management of systems and processes. You will work closely with our specialist Social Investment Consultant who provides technical support to the most promising applicants as they develop their investment propositions and advises SCF on decisions. You will be line managed by the Programmes Director but also receive support from our CEO and work closely with our Finance Manager.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
This is an exciting time to join Depaul UK. We are searching for Programmes Manager to join the National Programmes Team on a full-time (37.5 hours), permanent basis. In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £28,056 Per Annum (FTE) Plus Pension and Other Benefits.
Depaul UK works with some of the most disadvantaged young people in the UK. We specialise in working in communities where poverty and long-term unemployment have resulted in generations of social exclusion and high rates of homelessness
Over the past 30 years, we have grown as an organisation and developed and enhanced our work and the impact it has across the UK. Depaul UK has a wide range of services for young people and adults at risk of homelessness.
The Programmes Manager Role:
As the Programmes Manager, you will lead our activities in Greater Manchester and South Yorkshire. You will be responsible for the effective delivery of Steps to Success programme that involves supporting clients to progress into education, employment and training.
In addition, you be responsible for driving Client Involvement activities in the region, engaging young people in designing, delivering and improving Depaul services, as well as organising bespoke local activities, trips and initiatives.
Kindly note that this role is based in Greater Manchester, but includes monthly travel to Sheffield.
What will ideally support your success in this Programmes Manager role?
You will have excellent communication skills and be committed to the values and ethos of Depaul UK.
- Significant experience working with young people; skilled at building rapport and developing relationships. A strong track record of successfully engaging young people with new projects, programmes or initiatives.
- Experience of supporting clients into a range of education, training and employment opportunities.
- An in-depth knowledge of the employment, education and training landscape, and a demonstrable interest in the issues and challenges that face young people in the UK. A knowledge of the homelessness sector is desirable.
What’s it like to work at Depaul UK?
- Flexible working and family-friendly policies
- Access to Perkbox giving you deals and discounts for a wide range of brands
- Up to 7% contributory pension
- Paid training & personal E-Learning portal
- Sabbatical leave
- Health cash plan
- Paid DBS
- Death in service
- Cycle to work scheme
- Working for Top 50 most diverse company
If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you and you’d like to become our Programmes Manager then please click ‘apply’ today – don’t miss out, we’d love to hear from you!
Closing Date for Programmes Manager applications: Wednesday 17th August at 23:59
An enhanced DBS disclosure is a requirement for this role. Our recruitment checks, induction, and ongoing support and supervision reflect our commitment to safeguarding our clients. Depaul UK strives to be equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.
We kindly request no contact from Recruitment or Media Agencies.
Part-time – 28 hours per week
Location- Home based
Fixed term until the 30th of June 2023 (Extension subject to funding availability)
This role is ring-fenced for people with lived experience of forced displacement.
We’re looking for a Navigating Asylum Programme Manager to lead our Navigating Asylum Partnership Programme working with seven organisations across England and Wales to deliver Asylum Guides projects.
This role sits within the EBE and Parnerships’ Directorate, under the Access to Justice division of the Good Practice & Partnerships Team at Refugee Action. The purpose of the Asylum Guides, Navigating Asylum Project Manager is to:
- Develop capacity – Support all 7 partners to effectively develop and deliver Asylum Guides during the programme; enable partner organisations to continue to train, retain and support volunteers to deliver the legal literacy programme, brief them at critical stages in their journey, and assist them to engage with the system meaningfully.
- Collaborate – Use digital tools to provide people with Asylum Guides. Collaborate and co-develop resources, briefings, and guidance for Asylum Guides to give people the information and support that they need to navigate their asylum claim effectively.
- Connect – bring together Refugee Action managers, Asylum Guide Coordinators and their Guides to share learning and refine their practice. The Navigating Asylum Partner will use social technology to enable partners to monitor, share and connect with one another.
- Amplify – work with the Asylum Guides, Expert by Experience (EbE) group to give peer support, identify issues impeding peoples journey through the asylum system, and feed into our Asylum System campaigns work with support from the Campaigns and Policy team at Refugee Action.
To succeed in this role you will have:
- Significant experience of managing collaborative projects and/or partnerships using a co-design approach. Experience of overseeing granting arrangements and performance management of grantees;
- Insight into the needs, hopes and experiences of asylum seekers and refugees in the UK, and the organisations providing services to them, especially in relation to justice, homelessness and poverty;
- Understanding of the Asylum and Immigration System, legal literacy and access to justice and commitment to developing knowledge/attending training;
- Understanding of Early Action approaches, crisis prevention and de-escalation in service delivery;
- Experience of assessing organisational needs, providing high quality development support, and working towards solutions with a range of frontline organisations;
- Excellent networking and partnership-building skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective networks;
- Understanding of the principles of data and how evidence can support policy and influencing work ;
Online Information Sessions via Zoom, please register via the links below:
31st August – 13:00-14:00 https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwtceiuqj8iGNF6AMDjLpPPL46EbQvE0RdJ
5th September – 11:00-12:00 https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwpdOCuqz0jH9W3UjQNGxmVYviYxmk6xnfM
We want to make sure that we reach to as many potential candidates as possible and that we make the process very accessible so we will be running an information session where interested people can come and find out more about the role, the work of the GPP teams and the application process.
For further details, and to apply, please visit our website.
Closing date: 23:59, Monday 12th September 2022
Interviews: Tuesday 27th September 2022 – online via Zoom
The Programmes Coordinator is a member of the Programmes Team, playing a key role in the development and delivery of programmes to strengthen the health workforce and health system in low- and middle-income countries. The Coordinator reports to the Head of Programmes (HoP) and works with specific country teams across the countries in Africa and Asia where we are currently active.
The Programmes Coordinator plays a critical role in ensuring the quality and sustainability of our work focusing on 4 main areas of activity:
- Project delivery
- Project development
- Project quality
- Capacity development (of grantees or country office teams)
The proportion spent on each, and the specific projects worked on varies within the team. The programmes team is responsible for delivering centrally managed multi-country programmes, including grants programmes, as well as supporting in-country teams with the delivery of their programmes. One Coordinator may focus exclusively on a grants programme, others on country programmes, whereas others may spend time on a mixture of grants and country programmes. An indication of some of the areas of activity that a Coordinator might be involved in are listed below. The Coordinator role involves some degree of matrix working.
For more details and key responsibilities, please access the attached job pack.
How to apply
To apply for this role please send your CV and a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) through the application link by midnight on Thursday 25th August with ‘Programmes Coordinator’ in the subject line. Please state whether you can work full-time or part-time. The candidate must be able to start by the first couple of weeks of November 2022 at the latest, but earlier if possible.
Interviews will take place in the week commencing 29th August 2022. THET is an equal opportunities employer. The successful candidate must by the start of their employment have permission to work in the UK.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
About the opportunity
We are looking for a dynamic individual who enjoys working with technology, thrives on managing projects, and is keen to grow and learn alongside our charity. As an approved National Tutoring Programme Tuition Provider, Action Tutoring has been able to scale our school partnerships significantly since 2020. In 2021/22 we worked with more than 6000 pupils in 150 schools and wish to grow to reach up to 300 schools over the next few years.
Prior to 2020, all our tutoring was delivered in person but we have swiftly adapted to the demands of virtual learning and now support the delivery of thousands of online tutoring sessions every single week. Our evidence-based model means that we are passionate that our volunteer tutors, Programme Coordinators, and schools have the systems and skills that enable them to deliver effective tutoring for the most disadvantaged pupils in the country.
The Online Programmes Manager plays a key role in ensuring that our online classroom technology and Learning Management System are fit for purpose and maintained for appropriate use by our volunteer tutors.
You will ideally have experience with e-learning and are confident in troubleshooting technical issues. You will need to be independently motivated and have an eye for innovation and incremental improvements. The successful candidate should be able to manage their own workload to an exceptionally high standard as well as support others, have excellent attention to detail and be able to work well with a range of stakeholders.
The organisation is at an exciting stage of ongoing growth and development and this is an opportunity to be part of that, ensuring our systems adapt alongside our needs. Comprehensive induction and training will be provided.
Place of work: Hybrid / flexible. The role could be done remotely from England but will require some regular travel to Action Tutoring’s London office and to our operating cities to support regional staff where required. Travel costs will be paid in accordance to our policy.
Contract and working hours: Full time, Permanent (37.5 hours per week) permanent contract. We offer flexible hours with 9.30-4 as core hours. A full working week is 37.5 hours. We would consider 30 hours/4 days a week for the right candidate.
Start date: Monday, 26th September 2022 or sooner, if possible.
Closing date: Thursday, 1st September 2022 at 5pm
Interviews: W/c 5th September
All Action Tutoring staff must have a DBS check. Should you be aware of any incidents, cautions or convictions that would appear on your DBS check, you should notify us with your application.
Duties and responsibilities
· Manage the relationship with Vedamo (our online platform) and lead on any contract negotiations, customisation requests, providing and requesting regular feedback.
· Be the representative of Action Tutoring online programmes externally, contributing to external meetings and policy discussions.
· Ensure staff are well trained to deliver online programmes and schools have all they need for set up.
· Responsibility to ensure the on-demand training system (Looop) is fit for purpose and working well.
· Line manage the Online Programmes & Systems Administrator to ensure their workload is well-managed and that staff and tutors have the support they need during and between tutoring sessions.
· Work with the Curriculum and Training Manager to develop a series of on-demand online specific training courses, live and on-demand, for online programmes and monitor the training requirements of online tutors.
· Support the work of the Curriculum and Training Manager to ensure the online curriculum resources are fit for purpose.
· Work with the Online Programmes & Systems Administrator to ensure the LMS is fit for purpose, managing the customisation of the system over time.
· Lead on staff training on how to manage online programmes including upskilling them in technology troubleshooting.
· Work with the Deputy CEO to ensure that costs for online delivery and online growth are well managed and planned for.
· Manage the hardware inventory and replacement process for online programmes.
· Where required, visit schools in person to troubleshoot major technology issues that are preventing online programmes from running well.
· Sit on the Systems Working Group, acting as a systems asset manager for our online classroom and online training platforms.
· Contribute to communication and policy updates where relevant, compiling an 'end of year' report about online programme developments
· Create reports for the Board of Trustees or funders when required.
· Any ad hoc responsibilities as determined by the Interim CEO.
· Right to work in the UK
We are looking for some of the following attributes, though you might be more experienced in some areas than others:
· Strong project management skills with proven ability to manage complex projects over long timelines.
· Skilful at collaborating with multiple staff roles and anticipating their needs so that change is managed successfully.
· Confident in own use of new technology and able to translate technology use into clear training guides for staff and volunteers.
· Confident in networking and relationship building with external stakeholders.
· Able to design new processes that are scalable and impactful.
· Confident in communicating change to stakeholders at all levels.
· Creative and inquisitive about how technology and automation can improve efficiencies.
· Computer literate, competent using word, excel, PowerPoint, and G-suite.
· Adaptable and open to learning. Action Tutoring is a relatively young organisation and is constantly changing – this is a relatively new role and you will need to be willing to adapt to grow and develop with the organisation.
· Committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion.
· Committed to the mission and values of Action Tutoring.
· Committed to promoting and safeguarding the welfare of children.
You will likely be more successful in this role if you have:
· Experience managing a team.
· Experience reporting to a Senior Management Team (or equivalent).
· Experience developing software over time.
· Keen understanding of volunteer tutor experience and what impactful tutoring looks like.
As a charity that values and celebrates diversity and champions opportunities for all young people, we are keen to receive applications from those who have experienced disadvantage and from those who are of Black, Asian and minority ethnic communities who are currently underrepresented in our organisation. If you are dedicated to ensuring young people from all backgrounds reach a meaningful level of academic attainment and are passionate about bringing about this change, please apply or get in touch for more information.
- Hybrid working
- We offer a flexible combination of office and home based working.
- 25 days holiday a year (plus UK public holidays), increasing by a day for each complete year of service (up to three extra days). 3 extra days during Christmas and New Year.
- Flexitime and TOIL
- We have a flexible policy for working hours, and offer TOIL where staff have to work particularly early in the day or late in the evening, so that they can reclaim those hours at another time.
- Team away days
- The whole team across the UK gets together three times a year.
- We have a workplace pension scheme with a 3% employer contribution.
- Culture of celebrating
- Regular thanks and praise and monthly recognition of ’heroes’ to celebrate employees going above and beyond.
- Lots of opportunities to learn from others in the organisation, including policy briefings, shadowing colleagues and peer-to-peer development.
- Team socials around team days, regular bring-and-share team lunches and other activities.
- Proofreading Team
- As well as checking the accuracy of all content Action Tutoring shares with external audiences, our proofreading team supports individuals who would value an extra pair of eyes on their writing.
- Ad hoc projects
- Interested in other exciting topics relevant to our charity? Then join one of our working groups (including policy, diversity and inclusion, curriculum and training, socials, data and insights) and support with ongoing projects.
How to apply
Please submit here a CV and outline in a letter (max one page of A4):
1) Your experience of e-learning, including clear examples of past experiences.
2) Your experience of managing projects, including clear examples of past experiences.
3) Tell us about how our organisational values are in line with your values.
Applications that fail to meet these criteria will automatically be discounted. We want you to have every opportunity to shine and to show us your talents—please let us know if there is anything we can do to make sure the assessment process works for you.
We are a global team of experts and innovators tackling some of the world’s most pressing health challenges. We work with leaders and change makers around the globe to bring health strategies to life. We provide ideas, advice and technical know-how that enable our partners to build a path to lasting change.
With 30 years’ experience in global health, we collaborate with our partners to explore existing evidence, combine expertise, scale up ideas and co-create solutions that accelerate change. This includes collaborating on policy design, managing initiatives, building powerful coalitions and galvanising social movements. Our impact is felt across whole communities, with a focus on women, girls and those who have been marginalised.
As part of MSI Reproductive Choices, all our profits go back into supporting MSI’s own mission of children by choice, not chance.
We believe in a world where everyone can access the high-quality health services they need, without financial burden.
The ADoP has delegated oversight of programmes within the portfolio and line manages Team Leaders. The ADoP also oversees the Programmes’ Resource Unit (PRU) with line management of Head of PRU. The ADoP works with the New Business and Partnerships Team, Technical Department, Management Services and Country Representatives in Tier 1 countries to ensure high quality programme delivery and growth across the company. The ADoP is part of the Programmes Department Senior Management Team responsible for high quality delivery of Options portfolio, with cross-departmental responsibilities.
- Significant and proven work experience in the development sector at a senior level
- Extensive experience of delivery health and social development programmes within low-middle income countries
- Experience of overseeing the delivery of large, complex programmes, supporting senior leaders to deliver against agreed contracts
- Strong commercial acumen and budgeting skills
- Strong negotiation and influencing skills
- Excellent line manager motivating and supporting teams to deliver
Options offers a comprehensive benefits package including generous annual leave allowance.
- Closing date for applications is: 31 August 2022. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis, candidates are encouraged to apply early.
- Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted for interview.
- Please note that this role will be subject to full pre-employment background checks including criminal record check, identification check, employment references and right to work verification (where appropriate).
- As an equal opportunity employer, Options Consultancy Services is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage or civil partnership. We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified candidates from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join Options Consultancy Services.
- Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.
- We seek people who are pro-choice, promote diversity and inclusion, are energetic and enthusiastic about Options’ vision.
- Applicants must have the right to work in their chosen country of employment; the UK, Kenya or Nigeria.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
The EEF is seeking a Programmes Recruitment and Engagement Manager to play a crucial role delivering the EEF’s Accelerator Fund (AF) activity, a 3-year DfE-funded package of work to expand the use of evidence-based programmes in schools across England. The funding will support the EEF to commission a number of evaluations (usually randomised controlled trials) of programmes in schools to generate evidence on what works to improve educational outcomes, and also to scale up programmes that have shown evidence of impact on attainment through previous EEF trials.
Your responsibilities include:
- Lead the development and implementation of the EEF’s strategy for supporting AF project school recruitment. This will involve close work with the EEF’s Dissemination and Impact, Programmes, Communications and Policy teams, as well as DfE.
- Design and oversee the delivery of a strategy for engaging with 55 priority LAs (Education Investment Areas) that have been prioritised for AF.
- Work with AF EEF funded programmes on optimising their school recruitment strategies and ensure coordination between grantee and EEF recruitment activity.
- Organise and deliver webinars to schools to encourage them to sign up to AF EEF trials and programmes.
- Monitor school recruitment across all AF projects, putting in place additional support for specific projects where required, closely working with the relevant EEF Programme Manager, and updating recruitment planning in response to data on regional engagement.
- Regularly review, monitor, and evaluate the effectiveness of the AF school recruitment support activity.
- Report on AF EEF school recruitment activity to DfE and internal EEF stakeholders.
- Ensure that all communications outputs on EEF AF projects and trials are accurate, high quality, and effective.
- Line manage the work of the Recruitment Support Officer, who will support the AF school recruitment strategy and activity.
- Build effective relationships with senior school leaders in target regions and nationally, such as -Headteacher Associations, Multi-Academy Trusts, Local Authorities, and Curriculum Hubs to maximise opportunities and build essential links with the schools in relation to AF, whilst being well co-ordinated with EEF regional and national activity led by the Dissemination and Impact team.
- Work with EEF Research Schools and Regional Leads to support AF trial and programme school recruitment, especially those that fall in the 55 Education Investment Areas.
You must be able to demonstrate the following:
- Strong organisational and project management skills
- Experience representing an organisation in an outward facing role
- Experience of working with schools/in the education sector
- Ability to develop and cultivate effective relationships with a range of education stakeholders at all levels, based on trust and mutual respect
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to communicate effectively to a wide variety of audiences, especially schools and education sector organisations
- Ability to work flexibly and proactively and drive successful cross-team working
- Ability to work under-pressure with enthusiasm and to the standard expected by EEF
- Ability to work on own initiative while being a proactive team player
- A commitment to, and a role model for, EEF’s aims and mission, equality & diversity, customer service and quality assurance.
- Salary of £40,000-£50,000 DOE
- 27 days’ holiday a year (plus 8 bank holidays) and 2 festive season closure days
- Pension scheme matched with 5% employer contributions
- Flexible start and end working times
- Flexible working opportunities
- Life insurance cover
- Interest-free season ticket loan and cycle scheme
- Enhanced maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave pay
- Confidential access to Employee Assistance Programme
If this exciting role sounds like a good fit for you, we look forward to hearing from you.
Applications close: 24th August 2022 (23:59 GMT or BST)
First round interviews: w/c 5th September
Second round interviews: w/c 12th September
The EEF is committed to creating a workforce that is diverse, promotes inclusion and supports everyone to progress and achieve, regardless of background characteristics.
This is a key role at a time of exciting development for Switchboard, our listening service handles, on average, over 18,000 conversations each year with people from the LGBTQIA+ communities that need someone to listen.
Since 1974 our service has been there for our communities. In the present day, our listening service is available by phone, instant messenger and by email, our team of dedicated listening volunteers are there to support our service users. Our listening service is staffed by over 200 dedicated volunteers, who all identity as members of the LGBTQIA+ communities.
The pandemic bought us many challenges but has also created opportunities. Switchboard listening volunteers are now able to volunteer from Switchboard HQ in London or remotely, this means we can widen access to becoming a listening volunteer and to do this we will need excellent communications.
Our ability to communicate our service to potential volunteers and service users is key. Also of significant importance is to attract a wide range of volunteers that represent all aspects of the LGBTQIA+ communities.
In 2024 Switchboard will celebrate its 50th birthday, and we aim to celebrate our history in many ways, your ability to help us raise the profile of Switchboard will be an important part of this.
Working closely with volunteers and the GM (General Manager) you will play a key part in our organisational aim to ensure by 2024:
“No contact goes unanswered and is met with a quality service from volunteers that are reflective of the LGBTQIA+ communities”
The full role description is available here.Communications Lead
This role is available on an initial 18-month contract, with the aim that this will become a permanent post.
TEAM AND CULTURE
This role sits within the staff team at Switchboard and reports directly to the General Manager. This post will also work closely with key volunteer-led operational teams and relevant trustee board sub-committees. Switchboard HQ is based near Angel in London, N1. Currently, the staff team are operating on a hybrid basis, there is an expectation of being in HQ at least two days a week, one of these days being a Wednesday. Switchboard is a vibrant community to be a part of, a place where we very much encourage staff and volunteers to bring their whole authentic selves to the organisation.
Switchboard is committed to being an inclusive workplace that represents the diverse communities that need our service. We actively encourage applications from candidates with diverse backgrounds. We particularly encourage applications from Black, POC, transgender, non-binary identities, and disability groups, who are currently under-represented within Switchboard.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability or age. We are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments individuals may require in the recruitment process, on commencement, or once in post.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
Starting Point is an exciting project that provides mentoring and creates opportunities for young people who face disadvantage.
A great opportunity has arisen for an individual with experience in and a passion for the day to day operations and administration of a thriving project.
The focus of the Operations and Programmes Administrator role is to oversee the administrative processes, volunteer recruitment, and contract management of Starting Point. This role ensures that the wider project is running smoothly with the purpose of seeing young people thrive.
Please send your CV together with a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role to the HR team. Applications without a covering letter will not be considered for the role.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
- Closing date: Monday 22nd August - We encourage you to apply now if you are interested in the vacancy, as we will be shortlisting candidates when applications are received, and we may close the advert early.
- Salary: £26,000 (£2,000 Inner London Weighting where applicable)
- Reporting to: Head of Programme Development (with task management also from Head of Programme Quality)
- Contract: Full time (37.5 hours) five days a week, permanent
- Location: London, Birmingham or Remote
- Interview Date: Week commencing 29th August
- Start date: To be confirmed
About the organisation
The Access Project is an education charity, and we believe that every young person can make the most of education, unlocking their potential and creating a fairer society.
Our mission is to work with high-potential students from disadvantaged backgrounds to help them gain access to selective universities.
The Access Project collaborates with universities on shared priorities to improve attainment and close the access gap for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds.
The programme combats educational inequality and improves social mobility by raising students’ grades and supporting them to understand the pathway to a top university.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate with pedagogical expertise, a love of learning and a deep passion for our mission to help raise the grades of disadvantaged students and enable them gain places at top universities.
Raising student attainment is at the heart of the work we do and enables our students to place at selective universities. This position represents our focus on ensuring maximum impact for our students by delivering the support, resources and interventions they need to consistently make attainment improvements.
You’ll lead on driving impact through our tuition interventions in a role divided into two parts, with a focus on (I) Programme Quality and (II) Programme Development:
- Design, implementation and review of our Tuition Quality Assurance activities.
- Delivery and evaluation of our KS5 Attainment Raising Pilot testing the feasibility and impact of small group tuition.
(I) Programme Quality (0.3 FTE)
Reporting to the Head of Programme Quality, in this part of the role the Senior Attainment Coordinator will ensure our programme is impactul and raises the attainment of the young people enrolled. You will focus on in-year tactical improvements and the development of activities and resources that drive impactful and high quality volunteer tuition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Deliver the Tuition Quality Assurance Framework activities, including our webinar programme and tutorial observations across the regions we work in.
- Oversee the management of resources used to raise student attainment (including third party subscriptions) ensuring they are up to date, high quality, easily accessible and disseminated effectively.
- Work with the volunteering team to ensure that stewardship of the volunteering experience is responsive to tutor needs and focused on driving high attainment; including input to tutor training and tutor surveys, and oversight of the annual webinar suite.
- Contribute to planning and delivering The Access Project’s performance management processes including our termly Programme Review Meetings (PRMs) with a focus on the continuous improvement to the delivery, quality and outcomes of tuition, including feeding back key monitoring insights such as our bi-annual student survey.
- Design and develop/deliver induction training for University Access Officers (and other staff where applicable) to support quality assurance across the organisation.
- Use an evidence based approach to conduct the annual Quality Review process.
(II) Programme Development (0.7 FTE)
Reporting to the Head of Programme Development, the post holder will lead on the delivery and evaluation of the KS5 Attainment Raising Pilot, testing the feasibility of delivering paid for small group tuition at A level. The Senior Attainment Coordinator will work across functions, to ensure the pilot runs smoothly and that students receive consistent, high quality tuition.
Key Duties and Responsibilities
- Lead on the recruitment and onboarding of paid tutors, ensuring they receive the required training including online platform usage, tuition best practice and safeguarding.
- Lead student selection and group creation in collaboration with staff and key stakeholders.
- Liaise with tutors and University Access Officers to drive high tutorial attendance, ensuring attendance management systems are functional and fit for purpose.
- Troubleshoot technical and logistical issues with tutors, students and The Access Project online tuition team to ensure tutorial consistency.
- Deliver quality assurance activities by conducting tutorial observations and providing feedback and advice to tutors, University Access Officers and students where appropriate.
- Review pilot performance data and make recommendations on how to improve delivery through termly Programme Review Meetings and informal channels with key stakeholders.
- Work cross-functionally and liaise with key stakeholders e.g. school leaders and Programme Managers to ensure successful delivery across key metrics.
- Develop and deliver the pilot monitoring and evaluation plan, collecting and consolidating a range of feedback to be used in future design and implementation.
- Develop the Group Tuition Quality Assurance Framework based on evidence led research.
● A deliverer. Resolutely solutions focused, able to make progress on delivery challenges both individually and across teams.
● A thoughtful collaborator. Attentive to the requirements and objectives of other organisational functions with good negotiation skills.
● Student and tutor experience focused, with a genuine care for stakeholders’ end-to-end experience of a programme.
● An experienced project manager. Confident delivering on detailed work plans to meet KPIs. Particularly skilled in planning and monitoring of delivery.
● A high level of attention to detail and expertise in their area of focus.
● A good communicator, verbally and in writing. Able to adapt to different audiences while being diplomatic and offering candid and specific feedback where appropriate.
● Ability to develop and improve systems and processes, especially The Access Project’s Salesforce CRM system.
● Strong understanding of the UK education system and the challenges facing learners from widening participation backgrounds.
● Pedagogical expertise, a love of learning and the ability to be seen as a leader in this area with the organisation.
● Ability to analyse and present data effectively to support problem solving and boost programme performance.
● An expert in tuition techniques with a track record of observing and providing impactful feedback.
- 25 days annual leave p.a. (pro rata) plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure.
- PerkBox – offering nationwide shopping discounts, gym memberships, holidays, learning and much more.
- Employee Assistance Programme, a 24-hour helpline for staff
- Online Medical assistance – access 24/7 to a qualified GP within minutes, with referrals and prescriptions available same-day.
- Interest-free travelcard loans
- Cyclescheme loans
- 3 paid Volunteering Days
- Employer’s pensions contributions (3%)
- CPD options
The Access Project is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Equal Opportunities Statement
The Access Project is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from people from all backgrounds. We are working towards improvements with equality, diversity, inclusion and belonging.
Disclosure of a Criminal Record
The Rehabilitation of Offenders 1974 (Exceptions) (Amendment) Order 1986 does not apply to posts where there is access to children. This means that applicants for employment which involves working with children and young people must disclose any criminal record. If you are selected for appointment, you will be subject to this procedure. All Disclosures are carried out in the strictest confidence and are made only in connection with your application for employment and for no other purpose. The application for an Enhanced Disclosure will be activated before your first day of work.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.