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Programme Manager North East

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
Remote Working
Remote Working
£42,000 to £44,000
Job Type
2 Sep 2022

Programme Manager

We are recruiting for a Programme Manager to lead a team in the North East, working in partnership with multiple stakeholders across the region.

You will be working for a charity who are an international development and humanitarian agency for the Jewish community. Their mission is to assist those living in poverty, affected by disaster or who are displaced, to survive, earn a living, find employment and be better able to support themselves.

Position: Programme Manager

Location: Homebased with travel across the North East

Salary:£42,000 - £44,000 per annum

Contract: Full time, fixed term contract to December 2023

About the role:

As Programme Manager you will lead on the mobilisation, implementation, and on-going programme performance in the Northeast. This includes supporting and managing the partnership of delivery organisations to deliver on the programme outcomes and find sustainable employment for refugees in the Northeast.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Line management of all Employment Advisors in the North East region

  • Managing the recruitment process for the Employment Advisors

  • Develop training programmes for participants across the region

  • Employer engagement across the North East region

  • Take responsibility for RTOF partner and overall programme budget management

  • Ongoing monitoring and impact measurement of programmes

About you:

To be successful in the role of Programme Manager you will need to have experience or knowledge of the refugee, livelihood, or employment sector. Other essential skills and experience include:

  • Experience of line managing a team of people

  • Knowledge of programme management and grant management

  • A level of financial literacy to manage and report against programme budgets

  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills

  • Advanced knowledge of Excel and budget preparation/management using Excel

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and ability to work with beneficiaries with varying levels of English

  • Ability to network proactively and build relationships with employers and external agencies

  • Ability and flexibility to travel within the UK to visit programmes

In return:

You will receive a fantastic benefits package including:

  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays and Jewish holidays. After 5 years service holiday entitlement increases to 25 days.

  • Pension scheme - Employer contribution of 5%

  • Life Insurance - up to 3 times salary.

  • Long Service Award - an extra week s holiday after 5 years service.

  • Enhanced maternity & paternity pay.

  • Employee Assistance Programme.

  • Season ticket / travel to work loan.

  • On Friday the office closes at 3pm.

As this role has contact with vulnerable groups, it is subject to a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references.

You don t need to be Jewish to work for the organisation, but you must be committed to the faith based values of Justice, Kindness, Repairing the World and Welcoming the Stranger.

Other roles you may have experience of could include: Programme Manager, Head of Programmes, Head of Project and Programmes, Senior Programme Manager, Principle Project Manager, Director of Programmes, Charity Programmes Manager Programme Supervisor, Programme Coordinator, Employability, Work Placement Manager, Employment Programme Manager, Work Placement Supervisor, EmployAbility Marketing and Communications, Employer Engagement Refugee Programme, Jewish Programme Manager etc.

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  • Job Reference: 702626807-2
  • Date Posted: 2 September 2022
  • Recruiter: NFP People Limited
    NFP People Limited
  • Location: Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £42,000 to £44,000
  • Sector: Consulting & Corporate Strategy
  • Job Type: Permanent