Are you passionate about working with young people and have excellent project management skills?
Join an exciting, fast-paced and growing social enterprise as their Programme Manager (Youth Violence & Social Action), with responsibility for the project management and delivery of a youth social action programme with a focus on youth violence. This is a fixed term contract of 18 months.
Applicants will need excellent communication skills, project management experience and experience of working with young people. You will need to be hard working, enjoy working as part of a team and in partnership with other organisations, and have the ability to hit the ground running.
This is an exciting opportunity to hear young people's voices, views and ideas about the impact of youth violence on their lives and how to improve the situation. You will be part of a national programme funded by the Youth Endowment Fund.
This social enterprise's mission is to empower young people to be innovative changemakers who seek to build stronger communities and sustainable businesses. They develop young people's skills, enhance their potential and boost their determination to succeed. They work towards their mission by delivering inspiring educational programmes in our network of 200+ schools and colleges.
Their agile team, based in Portsmouth, are looking for a dedicated individual passionate about supporting and developing young people through social action. They pride themselves on being innovative, embracing new technology and putting young people at the heart of everything we do.
* GCSE Maths and English at grade A*-C / 9-4 (or equivalent).
* Two A-Levels at grade A*-C (or equivalent).
* Level 2 ICT qualification.
* A Bachelor's Degree in a relevant subject (or equivalent industry experience).
* A management qualification, such as a CMI certificate or equivalent.
Experience and Knowledge
* Previous work with young people.
* Previous experience managing staff.
* Previous experience managing a large multifaceted project.
* Previous knowledge of the education sector.
* Previous experience of stakeholder management.
All appointments are subject to pre-employment checks returning satisfactory results including an Enhanced DBS Check, a List 99 Check and Right to Work checks. They carry out these checks as an organisation that undertakes 'regulated activity' as defined by the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups (SVG) Act 2006. Please note that such checks will include both spent and unspent convictions. Any candidate with convictions relating to offences against children or other vulnerable people will be deemed as unsuitable to work at Unloc and any job offer will be made on this basis