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Programme Manager, Employment and Skills

Posted on 26 July 2017

Location: London and South East region with travel to other offices as required

Contract: Fixed term contract until August 2019

Salary: £33,000

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Groundwork London is a leading social and environmental regeneration charity. We deliver over 500 projects each year aimed at: supporting people to stay in education, gain new skills and secure employment; reducing our environmental impact through energy efficiency, waste minimisation, reuse and recycling; and engaging communities and enterprise in improving their environment.

We are seeking a proactive, skilled Programme Manager for our Employment and Skills Team. The role will oversee the successful delivery of employment and skills contracts across various London locations. The role will manage teams to assist workless clients in all aspects of the journey from benefits to sustainable employment or training.

This exciting role requires excellent organisational skills to manage staff working in a target driven environment. Your efficiency will help you manage the broad range of programmes and partnerships that you will be dealing with in a challenging and diverse environment. You will have the ability to plan and manage complex work and support programmes, ensuring effective project monitoring and evaluation and fulfilment of our contractual obligations.

In return you will get to work on some of the most innovative and exciting employment and skills training projects currently being delivered in London.

An excellent team player, you have sound experience in programme and contract management as well as sound Microsoft Corporate applications (MS Office) knowledge and skills.

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Download the job description and an application form here. 

To apply, please send your application form and recruitment monitoring form quoting reference 452/PM to

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Stella Fuller on 07847 222665 or

Closing date for applications: Midday on Monday 7th August 2017

Interview date: Thursday 10th August 2017

Appointment to this post is subject to Enhanced criminal records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Groundwork London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.