Deptford, Greater London
Lewisham, Greater London
£33,000 - £36,000 per year
Contract, 1 Year Fixed-Term, Full-time
Job description

Purpose of this post:

The role of the Senior Programmes Manager will be to deputise for the Head of Programmes, as the most senior manager in the programmes team. The senior programmes manager will hold a portfolio of programmes, they will also line manage the programmes managers. The planning of the professional development of the programmes team and the key delivery partnership management will sit with the senior programmes manager. They will produce funding bids and proposals, oversee programme impact evaluations, external reporting and continuous improvement.

This post will collaborate with the Head of Programmes to create and implement the programmes strategy and they will be the organisation’s deputy safeguarding lead.

To apply, please email as indicated at the end of the Job Descrition Pack. Applications are being reviewed as they come in so do apply early. 

Responsibilities:

  • Deputising for Head of Programmes
  • Leading programmes partnerships selection, holding some key programmes partnerships relationships.
  • Leading the Programmes team professional development plan.
  • Line Management
  • Programmes Management
  • Reporting
  • Fundraising and Budget Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Evaluation

Our programmes span three main areas:

Careers: We work with schools, universities, community groups and employers to inspire and enable young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, aged 13-30 to pursue the career of their choice. From career advice to support gaining skills, qualifications and the critical foundations required to ensure professional success, we aid young people on their journey to a fulfilling and successful career.

 

Communities: We run programmes that support community groups working with people from BAME backgrounds to maximise their impact and make positive changes for local people. Our BME Network supports over 120 small voluntary and community groups, and our Community Leadership Academy provides learning and development tailored to the needs of small and micro charities that are led by or serve people from BAME backgrounds.

 

Society: We are working to create a society where talent is respected and nurtured irrespective of where it comes from, where organisations recognise and realise the benefits of a diverse workforce, and where our communities can come together and thrive. All our work is designed not only to support our beneficiaries, but to drive systemic change in organisations and society as a whole.

 

The successful senior programmes manager will deputise for the Head of Programmes. They will manage a range of programmes themselves as aligned with their professional experience. This will be explored in the recruitment process.

To apply, please email as indicated at the end of the Job Descrition Pack. Applications are being reviewed as they come in so do apply early. 

About the Charity:

At Blueprint for All we believe in a future where talent is respected and nurtured irrespective of where it comes from, where organisations recognise and realise the benefits of a diverse workforce and where our communities can come together and thrive. This is our blueprint to set the foundations for a more inclusive society to grow.

Our high impact programmes work with disadvantaged young people and communities, providing tangible opportunities and support that enables them to thrive, whilst driving systemic change in organisations and society.

Person Specification:

  • Experience managing multiple programmes/projects [Essential]
  • Line management experience [Essential]
  • Experience working with external stakeholders/partners [Essential]
  • Good communication within a team [Essential]
  • Demonstrable facilitation skills [Essential]
  • Alignment with charity mission and purpose [Essential]
  • A range of IT skills including Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint [Essential]
  • Safeguarding trained and experienced [Desirable]
  • Budget management and CRM system experience [Desirable]

Blueprint for All Staff Benefits: 

26 days annual leave + bank holidays (3 days to be taken between Christmas and New Years Eve)

3% employer pension contribution

Enrolment in employee perk scheme upon completion of probation including access to a discounts platform, online GP and counselling service, ability to claim money back from dental, optical, and other expenses)

Application Instructions

Please email your CV and a 1-page cover letter to the programmes email account at Blueprint for All.

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Refreshed on: 16 June 2021
Closed date: 30 June 2021
Job ref: Senior Programmes Manager
Tags: Management, Project Management

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