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Programme Manager

NFP People
£37,800- £43,449 per annum (depending on experience)
Contract (Fixed Term contract until January 2026)
Job description

Programme Manager

We are looking for an experienced programme manager to lead an established Inclusive and Nurturing Schools (INS) programme to implement nurturing education across seven boroughs in London, commissioned by the London Violence Reduction Unit.

If you lack specific personal experience of working in a particular area, then as long as you can demonstrate evidence to support your potential to do so and an understanding of the factors that will drive success… we would still love you to apply!

This role offers flexible and remote working.

Position: Inclusive and Nurturing Schools Programme Manager

Location: Remote (UK based homeworking)

Salary: £37,800- £43,449 per annum (depending on experience)

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week (flexible)

Duration: Fixed Term contract until January 2026

Benefits: 25 days annual leave allowance + bank holidays (pro rata for length of contract, and if part time), birthday day off and 5% Employer pension contribution, Medical scheme, Flexible working supported.

Closing Date: 13th May 2024

Interviews: 1st stage: W/C 20th May and 2nd Stage: W/C 3rd June (amended from 27th May in the JD document). 

About the Role

The charity is leading on the Inclusion strand of the programme, delivering training to education professionals in 70 schools across London. The charity is working in partnership with Tender, a charity specialising in the prevention of gender-based violence and the promotion of healthy relationships between children and young people. Tender is leading on the Healthy Relationships strand of the programme.

In particular, you will be responsible for leading the established (2022) programme to keep children supported, and thriving in school, tackle exclusions, and ensure children and young people have healthy relationship behaviours and attitudes.

The Programme Manager will:


  • Lead on programme management (including budget management and reporting)
  • Work closely with the programme manager for the healthy relationship strand to ensure high quality and coordinated delivery
  • Maintain strong relationships with funders and contract managers
  • Coordinate engagement with schools and participating boroughs
  • Coordinate a delivery team
  • Assess the impact of the INS programme

About You

This is an exciting and challenging role, at the heart of an agile organisation with a strong record and reputation, with the potential for real and profound change for children and young people.

The role requires an individual who has direct experience of working across a broad range of the specialist areas of responsibility identified above. 

You must be able to lead in a rapidly changing internal and external environment to ensure the organisation can maximise the opportunities and manage the challenges it faces.

You will have experience of:


  • Managing large-scale projects or programmes
  • Working with schools or within the education sector
  • Line management and managing contractors

Applicants are asked to provide a current CV and 2-page covering clearly identifying the skills and experiences applicable to the role. This recruitment process will be completed in line with the safeguarding policy and safer recruitment process.

The charity will complete a DBS check before appointment, and any appointment will include a probationary period. The organisation is committed to ensuring that there is no discrimination on the grounds of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy, maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation at any stage of the recruitment process.

About the Organisation

Join a charity that has been working with schools for many years, to improve the social, emotional, mental health and wellbeing (SEMH) of children and young people by removing barriers to learning by promoting nurture in education. There are dedicated team, trustees, and a CEO who is passionate about education and the development of young people.

You may also have experience in areas such as Programme, Programmes, Programme Manager, Programme Lead, Education Programme Manager, Education, Teacher, Learning, Project Manager, School, Schools, Education Support.

PLEASE NOTE: This role is being advertised by NFP People on behalf of the organisation.

Posted on: 24 April 2024
Closed date: 13 May 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 5912
Tags: Social Care/Development, Training, Management, Project Management, Business Development