Greater Manchester
£50,000 - £65,000 per year
Permanent, Contract, 3 Year FTC, Full-time
Job description

The Gatsby Charitable Foundation is an endowed grant-making trust, based in London founded by David Sainsbury in 1967. The organisation is one of the Sainsbury Family Charitable Trusts set up to provide funding for charitable causes. Gatsby works in areas that David Sainsbury and the Trustees are particularly passionate about and where they believe charitable funding can make a real difference. Gatsby's work currently relates to 6 key areas - Plant Science, Africa, Neuroscience, Public Policy, Education and Arts.

We are delighted to be supporting them secure a Programme Manager on a 3 Year FTC to lead an ambitious programme to help teachers in colleges, schools and training providers delivering technical education, including T-levels and apprenticeships. The newly created role will oversee this exciting and varied programme as you help define, shape and drive forward activity that will:

  • Establish and support teacher expert groups for STEM technical education routes, which will have resource for subject-focused research including international study visits
  • Develop curriculum teaching materials with sound pedagogical basis, informed by industry and editorial guidance from the expert teaching groups
  • Offer national route conferences to share subject-specialist teaching expertise from across the UK and internationally

The successful candidate will have exceptional project management experience, managing a range of projects simultaneously, including full budget responsibility. You will have used evidence, analysis and communication skills to develop policy positions, sometimes of a highly technical nature and influence external and internal. Finally, you will have excellent management and communication skills, being able to adapt your style for different audiences.

To apply please submit your CV (2-3 pages) and a Supporting Statement (2 pages maximum). In your statement please explain why you are interested in this role, and how your skills and experience make you a good fit, referring to the Person Specification in this pack. Following your application you may be contacted by Prospectus for an informal discussion and may be asked to provide further information to assist with the recruitment process.

As a specialist Recruitment Practice we are committed to building inclusive and diverse organisations, and welcome applications from all sections of the community. We invest in your journey as a candidate and are committed to supporting you in your application.

Please note, due to high volumes of interest in vacancies it may not be possible to answer all individual queries on positions prior to an application or registration.

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Posted on: 13 October 2021
Closed date: 07 November 2021
Job ref: HQ00179573
Tags: Senior Management, Project Management