Greater London
£32,640 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Employability Programme Manager

April 2021, permanent

Salary: £32,640 per annum

Location: Sutton Trust offices are in London, role likely to be home based initially

Hours: 09.00 – 17.00

Job type: Full time, permanent

Holidays: 27 days annual leave + public holidays

The Sutton Trust is the UK’s leading foundation dedicated to improving social mobility. Founded by Sir Peter Lampl in 1997, the Trust delivers programmes to 7,000 young people each year across the country, rigorous research into the issues of low social mobility and educational disadvantage, and policy advocacy to affect systemic change. The Trust gives opportunities to young people from low and moderate-income backgrounds to improve their chances of accessing top universities and the professions. It seeks to ensure young people reach their potential, regardless of their background, school or where they live. 

The new Employability Programme Manager will support the expansion of the Sutton Trust Access to the Workplace activities at both pre and post 18 age groups. They will be responsible for leading the pilot of a new digital Pathways to the Professions programme, as well as managing a range of industry focused work placements on the Trust’s new alumni employability programme. They will join a small team, led by the Director of Programmes and Partnerships, and will play an important role in contributing to the on-going success of our programme work and industry engagement strategy. The role will involve managing a range of stakeholders, leading on the design and delivery of range of digital programme activities as well and supporting students on the programme to make the most of the opportunities on offer.  

Safeguarding statement

The Sutton Trust believes that a child, young person or vulnerable adult should never experience abuse of any kind. We all have a responsibility to promote the welfare of all children and young people and to keep them safe. Therefore all posts undergo a safer recruitment process, including but not limited to, disclosure of criminal records where necessary and eligibility to work in the UK. We have procedures in place to promote safeguarding and a safe culture at the Trust.

To apply

Please download the candidate application pack from our website, complete the application form, and submit it to us.

The applicant pack includes:

  • Job description and person specification
  • Additional information on job related projects
  • Application form
  • Equal Opportunities Monitoring form (optional)

Applications should reach us by 5pm on Monday 10th May, with first round interviews taking place on Thursday 20th May and second round on Wednesday 26th May.

Please note that interviews will be held over Zoom.

Please state your name and the role you are applying for in the subject line of the email, and it would also be greatly appreciated if you could note where you saw this job advertised.

If you require any materials in an alternative format, or have any questions, please get in contact with us.

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Refreshed on: 28 April 2021
Closing date: 10 May 2021
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