City of London, London
£38,000 - £46,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Maudsley Charity works in partnership with South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IoPPN) at King's College London to promote positive change in the world of mental health. They support innovation, service improvement and practical research working with patients and families, clinical care teams, researchers, academics and community organisations with a common goal of improving mental health.

We are delighted to be supporting the charity in it's search for a Programme Manager to join its recently developed Programmes team.

This brand new role, working closely with the Director of Programmes, will be responsible for holding relationships with a portfolio of grant award holders who want to make a significant impact on mental health issues through their work. In addition this role will involve extensive grants management, program development, stakeholder engagement and collaborative working with the wider team. Managing financial data, tracking performance, reporting, governance and compliance will all be important components of the work. Relationship management will underpin the breadth of the role as will systems management and ongoing analysis.

The successful candidate will be a lateral thinker, able to use their initiative, and will be able to appreciate the bigger picture. This person will have demonstrated grants management experience and a solid grasp of improvement dynamics in the charity sector. Progressive by nature this person will have the desire to get involved and make a difference. Systematic and collaborative, they will work well in small teams, exercise nuanced judgement and will be excited by change and the opportunity to think laterally. An understanding of matters surrounding mental health and awareness will be useful but not essential. We particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates as they are currently under-represented within the team.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity for the right person to be part of a growing team working to make real changes and improvements in the world of mental health.

We are also committed to offering interviews to candidates who meet the role requirements and have lived experience of mental illness.

In order to apply, please submit a CV in Word format in the first instance. A full job description will be provided to the successful candidates shortlisted by Prospectus. Please note, we are currently experiencing high volumes of interest in vacancies so it may not be possible to answer any individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

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Posted on: 22 January 2021
Closed date: 10 February 2021
Job ref: HQ00178189
Tags: Policy/Research, Project Management