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Programme Manager

Job description

A fantastic independent and people-focused national charity are looking for a Programme Manager on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2025.

As Programme Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Innovation to ensure robust but agile programme management that enables the charity to provide iterative and evolving support to a large portfolio of innovation projects.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Working across a complex, multi-partner innovation programme, contributing Programme Management expertise to the management of a portfolio of social care innovation projects and strategic partnerships with local councils and Government departments to ensure projects are delivered to time and within budget.

  • Supporting the development and implementation of the charity’s programme of support, by leading the Programme Management component, contributing to iterative, evidence-based support to improve social care policy and practice.

  • Contributing to the design and delivery of our programme of support, contributing social care experience and knowledges to help shape innovation in social care, both at the level of the innovation projects themselves and also at programme level, supporting influencing how central Government provides support that really works for people and communities.

The successful candidate will have significant Programme Management experience in the charitable sector, Health and Social Care, or Social Change space; including programme planning, activity planning, budgeting, governance, reporting, stakeholder engagement.

You will have proven ability to shape, sustain and lead on Programme Management activity requiring collaboration with a range of different stakeholders, creating appropriately robust but flexible processes and structures.

Experience of working in partnership with a diverse range of organisations and managing and working with diverse stakeholders is also key, as is experience of designing and delivering workshops, training and learning events, in person or online, for diverse audiences.

This is a great opportunity to work closely as part of a small, friendly and supportive team, liaising with a range of stakeholders including local authorities, and social care providers.

If you’re interested in hearing more, please do get in touch ASAP for the full job pack.

Please note, CVs are being reviewed on a rolling basis and only successful applicants will be contacted with more information.

As leading charity recruitment specialists and a certified B Corp™, Harris Hill is committed to high and ever-improving standards of equitable and inclusive recruitment. We actively welcome applications from all sections of the community regardless of age, disability, gender, race, religion, sexuality and other protected characteristics.