Programme Manager - new co-operative ventures

Location
Manchester
Salary
£29260 - £34425 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2019
Closes
22 Mar 2019
Ref
00092635
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Public Sector
Function
Production
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This company's mission is to grow the co-operative economy and alongside their members they work to promote, develop and unite co-operatives across all sectors. Owned and run by their members, they connect businesses that give people more control over the things that matter to them.

They are seeking an entrepreneurial doer to lead on the formation of innovative funding models and targeted support interventions for emerging co-operative ventures, focusing primarily on the technology sector.

This new, one year fixed term role would suit someone passionate about innovation management and entrepreneurship, alongside a keen interest in co-operative models, social finance and technology.

The role focuses on advancing their efforts to grow the co-operative economy, centered on emerging innovations associated with technology - specifically platform co‑operatives, worker-tech and wider decentralised operating models.

- Experience of technology based enterprise and start-up requirements, including development and implementation of financial modelling and fundraising strategies
- Knowledge of social investment funding mechanisms and opportunities
- Experience of developing business / benefit cases with supporting financial analysis
- Experience of delivering initiatives carrying wide stakeholder support and building strong relationships
- Independent, imaginative, and entrepreneurial doer, willing and able to work independently on a fast-paced project

Full details and application form can be found on the company website.

c. £29,260 - £34,425 (Dependent on experience)

Plus a great benefits package including: flexible working arrangements, 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), a generous contributory pension scheme with an employer's contribution, and critical illness cover.

The office is in a good location in Manchester City Centre, near Victoria Station. However the role is flexible with frequent travel to Manchester and London.

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