Birmingham, West Midlands
London, Greater London
Manchester, Greater Manchester
£28,000 per year + £3,000 London Weighting
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Who we are looking for

We are looking for two motivated and talented candidates with project management experience to join our Programme Operations team as a Programme Manager. This role will lead the operational delivery (end to end project management) of a specific cohort or programme. It will provide the interface between the organisation and our stakeholders on a programme or range of programmes providing varied support to stakeholders either directly or through a team. The manager will be responsible for overseeing the quality of engagement with their stakeholders and maintaining excellent customer experience. They may also lead on the development of stakeholder engagement and communication plans.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of, and be responsible for, the effective and high quality delivery of Ambition Institute's programmes.

Based in any of our London, Birmingham or Manchester offices, and reporting to the Associate Dean Programmes Lead, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that all elements of the programmes are planned, managed and organised to ensure effective delivery from start to finish. You will require a detailed skillset and will be involved in all stakeholder communications, as well as the development and line management of a team of staff. The role will engage directly with internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure smooth delivery a busy set of programmes.

This exciting role is varied and complex, and will require candidates with the ability to shape communications through the use of multiple channels to support stakeholders through their learning journey. We also require candidates to have excellent organisation skills, project management experience and excellent team and management skills. Candidates should also be committed to ensuring a high quality experience of those engaging with our programmes, through a focus on continuously improving effectiveness and a real attention to detail.


Who are Ambition Institute?

Ambition Institute has one purpose: to help educators serving children from disadvantaged backgrounds to keep getting better. With our new organisation, and more than ten years of collective experience in working with educators at all levels, we believe that exciting opportunities lie ahead. We are a graduate school for educators, and we apply academic rigour to our learning design, drawing on frontline insights from schools into what works in practice. Our programmes leverage the latest evidence from international experts, which means we think carefully about what is taught, how, and in what sequence. We work collaboratively to enable school improvement for the benefit of pupils, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.


Our offer

We are happy to announce that we will be able to offer you:

  • Flexibility on how you work – agreed between you and your line manager

  • A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days, plus bank holidays

  • 2 additional annual leave days for 1 day booked during December over the festive period

  • A generous employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% NI rebate)

  • Competitive salary rates

  • Access to an interest free season ticket and bike loans, as well as eyecare vouchers

  • An Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) which provides confidential support for employees on personal or work-related matters.

  • A robust learning and development offer that ensures your continuous professional development


How to apply

All applications must be received by the closing date, 9am on 20th January 2021. Interviews are expected to take place the week beginning 25th January 2021.

To apply for this role, or any of our other vacancies or for any questions or queries please visit our website.

Equality and diversity matters to us. If you think you’d be suited to one of our roles we’d love to hear from you regardless of age, disability status, ethnicity, gender, religion or sexuality. We are unable to provide visa sponsorship to interested candidates who do not currently have the Right to Work in the UK.

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Posted on: 06 January 2021
Closed date: 20 January 2021
Tags: Project Management

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