Programme Manager (Venture Studio)
Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
We launched the Venture Studio in 2020 with a mission to accelerate the end of homelessness through entrepreneurship. In that time, we’ve become award-winning, have invested in, and supported numerous businesses, and we’re just getting started. There are more people facing homelessness than ever and we’re excited about the role businesses, and innovative founders can play in tackling this challenge.
Title: Programme Manager
Salary: £42,579 per annum
Contract: Two Year Fixed Term Contract
Hours: 35 Hours per week
Location: London based, working from home is an option in line with Crisis’ Hybrid Working policy, with at least one day per week in our London office and some nationwide travel for meetings and events.
About the role
As Programme Manager you will be responsible for creating and delivering a best-in-class programme to support our growing portfolio of investments into businesses working to end homelessness. You will be their key point of contact, identifying each start-up’s needs and develop a valuable 12-month programme to support them. You will also be responsible for how the programmes is communicated through digital and public channels, ensuring we attract the best entrepreneurial talent in the UK.
To be successful in this role you will have developed and managed successful programmes in the past, ideally for start-ups or high growth companies. You will be a self-starter who is excellent at building relationships with founders, and garnering support from internal and external partners to support their growth.
You may have experience in, entrepreneurship, impact investing, venture capital, housing, and homelessness.
We believe diversity is a strength, and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices, and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness, and people from all marginalised groups, communities, and backgrounds.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team, you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
Interest free loans for travel season ticket, cycle to work, and deposit to secure a tenancy
Pension scheme with an employer contribution of 8.5%
28 days’ annual leave
Enhanced maternity, paternity, shared parental, and adoption pay
Flexible working around the core hours 10am-4pm
And more! (Full list of benefits available on website)
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience, and career.
When you join us, you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Sunday 26 November 2023 (at 23:59)
Interviews will be held on Thursday 7 November 2023 via Teams
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.