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Projects and Partnerships Manager

NFP People
Greater London (Hybrid)
Bolton, Greater Manchester
Charing Cross, Greater London
£39000 - £44000 Per Annum
Job description

Projects and Partnerships Manager

We are looking for a Projects and Partnerships Manager to join the team in this exciting role, working with a network of youth charities, where no two days are the same.

If you are dynamic, self-motivated with a strong collaborative approach and a passion for making a difference to young people, then we want to hear from you!

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from under-represented groups; in particular from Black, Asian, Mixed Race & other ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities.  Our dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group, with support from the Senior Leadership Team, is actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion, ensuring a culture where everyone can be themselves and thrive.

Position: Projects and Partnerships Manager

Location: London or Bolton/Hybrid (2 days a week in the London or Bolton office)

Salary: £39,000 - £44,000 (dependent upon experience)

Hours: Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Agile working organisation with flexibility in working hours; 25 days annual leave (rising to a maximum of 30 days with length of service) plus bank holidays, birthday leave and annual leave purchase scheme (from day one of employment); company matched pension; company sick, maternity, paternity & adoption pay; voluntary benefits with discounts on health & wellbeing, retail & leisure.

Closing Date: Monday 13th May 2024

Interviews: 1st stage interviews (virtual) Thursday 23rd May. 2nd stage interviews (in-person in Wigan) Friday 31st May

There will also be a short, values-based phone interview around the second stage.

About the Role

The role requires a well-structured and highly organised approach, to ensure delivery and reporting is of the highest quality and a creative and proactive approach, to navigate challenges and hold others to account, when needed. The project management aspect of the role requires someone who is an excellent communicator with responsibility to oversee Service Level Agreements (agreed outputs, outcomes and communications) between the organisation and Youth Zones, and their relationships with funders.. Whilst also taking time to bring Youth Zones together to share learnings and good practice, fostering collaboration across the Network, and support the Fundraising team in their stewardship of long-term donor relationships.

Seeking out new regional and/or national operational partnerships aligned with the Network’s priorities will be a new element within the role, focusing on securing a small number of brilliant, operational partnerships, which add value to core delivery.

There are also occasional Network-wide events for young people, which the Projects and Partnerships Manager takes the lead on, working collaboratively with staff to plan and deliver.

About You

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience does not align perfectly with every requirement in the person specification, we encourage you to still apply and demonstrate how your experience is transferrable for this role. You may be just the right candidate.

You will have experience of:

  • Managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Building and managing relationships with stakeholders at different levels.
  • Providing detailed, well evidenced narrative and financial project reports to a high standard
  • Identifying and developing new operational partnership working with organisations
  • Managing an event(s) involving young people
  • Managing grant and donor funding from diverse sources 

About the Organisation

A national charity that believes all young people should have the opportunity to discover their passion and their purpose that fund and build state-of-the-art, multimillion-pound youth centres called Youth Zones in the country’s most economically disadvantaged areas. The organisation trains the amazing people that run them and offers continuing support to youth zones nationwide through a national network of independent youth charities.

You may have experience in areas such as Project, Partnerships, Project and Partnerships, Project Manager, Partnerships Manager, Project and Partnerships Manager, Programmes, Programme Management, Grants, Donor Funding.

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

Posted on: 22 April 2024
Closed date: 13 May 2024 at 23:30
Job ref: 5895
Tags: Fundraising, Management, Project Management, Business Development, Operations