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Cardiff, Cardiff
Finsbury Park, Greater London
Glasgow, Glasgow City
£45,000 per year
Contract, Maternity Cover - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Full-time
Job description

Here at The Big Issue, we view building meaningful partnerships and establishing relevant and multi-faceted programmes as essential for our vendors to move forward in life.

As part of this work, we are now looking for a Head of Vendor Partnerships and Programmes to join our team as maternity cover on one- year fixed term cover basis.

The Role                                         

As Head of Vendor Partnerships & Programmes, you will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating the successful delivery of programmes and the associated project outputs through strong and effective programme management and project/operations delivery. 

Your main priority will be the successful implementation and delivery of the Frontline Review and the Frontline Service of Excellence redesign.

Within this the role is broken down into three main areas.

Project Management: You will act as a critical link between business partners, the business units, operations, and the leadership team to manage, monitor and report on the delivery of TBI strategic projects.


People Management: Leading by example, empowering, and inspiring others


Communication and Collaboration: Working closely with all business units to ensure all key stakeholders are informed and updated as required


Skills & Experience

  • Proven work experience of working within a project management capacity, including strategic planning, risk management, control and change management and supplier/relationship management
  • Proven work experience in developing operational processes and procedures. 
  • Proven work experience of undertaking sound business analysis and developing information into concise reports
  • Considerable knowledge of change management – influencing and directing to facilitate performance improvement 
  • You are confident at managing budgets, and understand the importance of recording and reporting to numerous funders
  • Experience in using excel at an advance level
  • You value the importance of diversity. You understand the huge benefits that diversity brings to generate innovative new ideas, bring fresh and new perspectives, and help build a world that works for everyone


For a full job description, please download from the link below

Workplace details

This role can be based in London, Glasgow or Cardiff, we can facilitate flexible working and due to current Covid-19 restrictions within our offices it is likely that the successful candidate will need to work from their home address at least some of the time.

Closing date: 18th May 2021

The Big Issue Group is striving towards Equal Opportunities

We particularly welcome applications from those who are underrepresented in our sector, such as women in senior roles, and people with disabilities and from Black and Minority Ethnic communities.

Since 1991, The Big Issue has fought poverty by creating opportunities and supporting people to take control of their lives. Over time our organisation has grown and now The Big Issue Group consists of The Big Issue Company Ltd and Big Issue Invest Ltd (our social investment arm). In addition, we also have our sister charity The Big Issue Foundation. 

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Created as a business solution to a social problem, The Big Issue was founded in 1991 to fight poverty by providing ... Read more

Refreshed on: 11 May 2021
Closing date: 18 May 2021
Job ref: TBI/HVPP
Tags: Project Management,Operations

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