Programme Manager

Who we are looking for

We are looking for two motivated and talented candidates with project management experience to join our Programme Operations team as a Programme Manager. This role will lead the operational delivery (end to end project management) of a specific cohort or programme. It will provide the interface between the organisation and our stakeholders on a programme or range of programmes providing varied support to stakeholders either directly or through a team. The manager will be responsible for overseeing the quality of engagement with their stakeholders and maintaining excellent customer experience. They may also lead on the development of stakeholder engagement and communication plans.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take ownership of, and be responsible for, the effective and high quality delivery of Ambition Institute's programmes.

Based in any of our London, Birmingham or Manchester offices, and reporting to the Associate Dean Programmes Lead, you’ll be responsible for ensuring that all elements of the programmes are planned, managed and organised to ensure effective delivery from start to finish. You will require a detailed skillset and will be involved in all stakeholder communications, as well as the development and line management of a team of staff. The role will engage directly with internal teams and external stakeholders to ensure smooth delivery a busy set of programmes.

This exciting role is varied and complex, and will require candidates with the ability to shape communications through the use of multiple channels to support stakeholders through their learning journey. We also require candidates to have excellent organisation skills, project management experience and excellent team and management skills. Candidates should also be committed to ensuring a high quality experience of those engaging with our programmes, through a focus on continuously improving effectiveness and a real attention to detail.

For more details, please refer to the detailed Job Description and Person Specification in the Job Pack, available in the Downloads section of this page.

Our offer

We are happy to announce that we will be able to offer you:

  • Agile working culture, so you can control how you work.
  • Staff affinity networks that help keep equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our work.
  • Enhanced maternity pay after a year’s service.
  • Shared parental leave package.
  • Access to free, confidential 24/7 wellbeing and support line.
  • Professional development offer for all staff.
  • 25 days’ annual leave + bank holidays.
  • Employer pension contribution of 11% (10% pension plus 1% national insurance rebate).
  • Interest free season ticket / bike loans

How to apply

All applications must be received by the closing date, 9am on 4th August. Interviews are expected to take place on the 10th, 11th and 12th August 2021.

To apply for this role, please click here

We are committed to the safeguarding of children and the most vulnerable in our society and, as such, we are unable to employ individuals with relevant convictions, including the following: a conviction for an offence involving violence or dishonesty, of a sexual nature or against minors, or for any other offence that is relevant to the nature of the services provided by our organisation.

For any questions or queries please email us at [email protected]

As an employer, we have a responsibility to prevent illegal working in the UK by ensuring that our employees have the right to work in the UK. Therefore, as part of the recruitment process to verify your eligibility you will be required to produce relevant documentation.