£40,000 - £43,000 per year
Contract, Full-time
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Job description

Are you looking for a dynamic and rewarding project management role working for an organisation with the feminist agenda at the core of its ethos? Do you believe in our values; to listen and support, to empower and respect, collaborate, innovate, and take accountability?

Then we may have the role for you!



Job:                Implementation Manager – Minerva Services

Contract:      Fixed term contract for up to 4 months – starting ASAP

Salary:           £40,000 - £43,000 per annum pro rata for contract term

Hours:            Full time, 35 hours per week    

Location:       Home based with travel across the South East of England, with occasional overnight stays

There are 3 posts available covering the below regions:

  • Region 1 – Hampshire and Kent
  • Region 2 – Essex, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, and Thames Valley
  • Region 3 – London

If you have a preference for a geographic region, please state this clearly in your application.

This post is open to female applicants only as being female is deemed to be a genuine occupational requirement under Schedule 9, Paragraph 1 of the Equality Act 2010. 

Advance is committed to equality and diversity and strongly encourages applications from women with disabilities, from BME backgrounds and the LBT community, and with personal experience of the criminal justice system.

What we do:

Advance is a well-respected, award-winning and innovative women-only organisation, established in 1998, providing emotional and practical support to women experiencing domestic abuse and supporting women with short-term sentences to reduce offending.  Through the Minerva service, our goal is to divert women from the Criminal Justice System at the earliest opportunity and prevent families breaking down as a result.

The project:

We are in the process of expanding our service beyond our London footprint to Bedfordshire, Essex, Hampshire, Hertfordshire and Kent, along with Thames Valley, providing one-to-one advocacy and specialist work including workshops and group activities delivered by Advance in partnership with voluntary organisations.

What you will bring:

As an experienced senior manager with project management experience, you will support the roll out the Minerva service to these new regions.  


In short, you will:

  • Review the contractual obligations for service delivery and draw up the mobilisation and implementation plan
  • Work closely with the service and business support teams to ensure effective delivery of the plan
  • Set up and develop partner relationships, stakeholders and local networks in the regions
  • Work closely with managers across the CJ service within Advance to successfully embed the new teams, processes & partnerships within the wider Minerva team


What we offer:

  • 30 days holiday plus public holidays pro-rata to the duration of the contract
  • Pension scheme
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme
  • Staff away days

In addition to the great benefits listed above, you will have the opportunity to work in a flexible, supportive environment with a team of committed, inspiring women.


For the full job description and person specification please click here


Applications close on Sunday 25th April.    

Please note we will be assessing applications on a rolling basis and inviting shortlisted candidates to interview throughout the process. We reserve the right to close this post early should the recruitment be successful prior to the listed date.

To apply: Please send your CV along with a supporting statement addressing your suitability for and interest in the role, paying particular attention to criteria in the person specification and indicating where you first saw this role advertised By clicking on apply 

Note – the successful applicant will need to be immediately available

Please note that any offer of employment will be made subject to references and confirmation of the right to work in the UK.

Additional documents
Job Description - Implementation Manager (.pdf)
More about Advance

Established in 1998, Advance is an award-winning innovative non-profit organisation supporting women and girls experiencing domestic abuse and ... Read more

Posted on: 08 April 2021
Closing date: 25 April 2021
Tags: Senior Management, Project Management
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