Each year, Young Enterprise helps thousands of young people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to succeed. Through our nationwide enterprise and financial capability programmes, we give young people the opportunities and experiences to discover who they are and what they’re good at.
This is a fantastic opportunity to join a fast moving, youth focused, charity and play a pivotal role in the development of our digital content and platforms. We are looking for an experienced, creative and proactive individual to join Young Enterprise as the Programme Manager responsible for our largest primary programme – Money Heroes.
About the role
The Programme Manager will be the driving force in the development and delivery of an ever-evolving financial capability programme for children, young people and their parents. Money Heroes provides resources, training and mentoring for primary schools, as well as storybooks, games and other materials to supplement learning about money in the home.
The Programme Manager will have strong organisation and project management skills, including budget management and KPI monitoring and reporting. They need to maintain regular communications with stakeholders and be confident in reporting progress, both face to face and in written report form. Excellent digital skills are essential to the role, as is the ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
The Programme Manager will also line manage, motivate and support a team of two Programme Coordinators to ensure the smooth delivery of all workstreams within the programme.
This is a full-time, permanent position which may either be based in the Young Enterprise London office or hybrid office/home-based with a minimum of 4 days per month in the office.
Who we are looking for
We are seeking an individual with strong organisation and project management skills, a solution focussed attitude to problem solving and the ability to balance and prioritise competing demands in a busy function. A successful track record of managing complex programmes is essential. An understanding of education and school centred programmes, plus experience working with web and digital developers would be a distinct advantage.
Reporting to the Senior Programme Manager, this role provides a real opportunity to help drive the Money Heroes programme forward, and to ensure that young people across the country have access to vital skills and attributes for future life and work.
Why work for us?
- People-focussed with a friendly and supportive work-place culture
- An active commitment to equality and diversity
- Generous holiday allowance of 7.2 weeks
- Access to NHS top-up scheme, for money back on expenses such as dental and optical
- Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
- Cycle-to-work scheme
- Group Life Assurance
Full details can be found in the attached Job Description.
If this role appeals to you - we would like to hear from you!
To apply, please submit your CV and covering letter (up to two sides of A4) outlining your suitability for the role based on the Job Description and Person Specification by no later than midday on Monday 23rd May. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered.
We will be assessing applications on a rolling basis and may shortlist and invite candidates to interview before the closing date. Interviews will take place via Teams.
Please note that, although we endeavour to respond to all applications, if you have not heard from us by two weeks from the closing date you should consider your application unsuccessful.