Manchester, Greater Manchester
£34,425 per year
Contract, 12 Month Contract, Full-time
Job description

The Senior Programme Manager role sits within our Co-operative Development team. Working under the supervision of the Head of Development Unit, the role leads on our Co‑operative Places workstream, stewarding our place-based programmes. In this 12 month maternity cover role you will be picking up programmes of work that have been ongoing for a number of years, and supporting the start-up phase of new work.

You will have experience in delivering a wide range of types of projects, managing budgets, fundraising, leading a team, building stakeholder relationships, with an understanding of partnership working and a commitment and passion for improving places through co-operation.

The Senior Programme Manager has responsibility for the delivery of a portfolio of externally funded projects, as well as a responsibility for prospecting and securing new revenue streams. The role has line management responsibility for two project leads.

Using your project management experience you will oversee processes and systems already established to ensure projects are being delivered on time and on budget. You will use your experience of partnership working to ensure funders are informed and engaged, as well as working closely with project delivery partners across the portfolio of programmes.  A key part of the role is to lead the identification and development of different funding opportunities in support of our organisation’s aim to promote, develop and unite co-operative enterprise.

We are looking for someone with proven project management skills, who understands the importance of relationships to get things done. You should be open and collaborative and have the ability to think laterally to link up opportunities as they arise.

Closing date: Midnight on 16 May. Interviews will be held on either 24 or 27 May.  

Apply for the job by visiting our website and completing an application form.

CV will not be accepted.

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Refreshed on: 10 May 2021
Closed date: 16 May 2021
Tags: Project Management

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