B5, Birmingham
EC2M, London
Greater Manchester
Luton, Luton
Dependent on Location
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Contract Type: Fixed term 4 years

Hours: Full time - 35 hours a week

Location: Any England Trust Office

Our vision at The Prince’s Trust’s is that every young person should have the chance to succeed. Our mission is to help young people transform their lives by developing the confidence and skills to live, learn and earn.

As part of our vision to work with one million young people in the next 10 years we have an ambition to support 10,000 young people into health and social care careers over the next 3 years.

The Head of Contract Performance will join our NHS team and work on a ground-breaking new initiative which will see The Prince’s Trust work in partnership with health and social care organisations across England to be part of solving the health and social care workforce challenges and tacking youth unemployment by working with young people to secure careers in the health/care sector.

The Head of Contract Performance will play a key role in supporting the delivery of one of the largest initiatives in the Prince’s Trust history. Through our NHS programme, business and government are co-investing £27 million into young people to give them the confidence and skills to become more prosperous citizens and part of a growing and inclusive economy.

This role is responsible for managing the NHS Contract Management team to ensure compliance with our Funding Agreement by working effectively across Operations, Fundraising and Finance in a proactive manner to maximise income, ensure compliance and raise awareness of our performance.  This role manages the Contract Managers/Contract Executives and is key to ensuring that we have a motivated and highly effective Contract Management team to help support The Trust in meeting its strategic goals. 

The successful candidate will require previous experience of managing public sector contracts from a funder recipient perspective along with strong proven project and contract management experience, including analytical skills and knowledge of documentary evidence requirements to support audit trails. A strong finance background is desirable.  You will have experience in managing a team, remote management experience would be advantageous along with excellent communications skills, advanced planning and time management skills.


To learn more about the role, please visit our website.

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding, protecting and promoting the welfare of the children and young people we work with. Successful applicants to roles at The Prince’s Trust will be subject to criminal vetting checks, and where necessary for the role, a check at an enhanced level will be required.

To apply for this vacancy please go to our website and complete the online application.  To help you with the supporting statement section, you may want to download a copy of the Prince’s Trust Behavioural Framework.


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Posted on: 08 October 2019
Closed date: 22 October 2019
Job ref: 9177
Tags: Finance, Senior Management

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