Programmes Manager

Pay Grade: £27,576-£30,036 per annum, dependent on experience

Duration: Fixed term to 31st March 2020, funding dependent thereafter

Location: Glasgow, with possible travel around Scotland

Hours: Full-time, 37hrs per week

Leave: 37 days

Probation: 6 months

Pension: Auto-enrolment with TPT Solutions Flexible Retirement Plan

Closing Date: 24th August 2019 (4pm)

Interview Date: 10th September, Glasgow

Our client’s mission is to play a leading role in the provision of quality youth work to LGBTI young people that promotes their health and wellbeing, and to be a valued and influential partner in LGBTI equality and human rights.

At this time, our client is currently looking for enthusiastic and experienced individual to join the team as a Programmes Manager

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Oversee programme management of the LGBT Charter, managing sign-ups, the review process and client management standards
  • Oversee LGBT Youth Scotland’s national programmes ensuring work is delivered to a high standard, on time, on target with measurable impact (note: see LGBT Youth Scotland’s website and the LGBT Domestic Abuse Project for more information on national programmes)
  • Ensure national programmes are evaluated effectively and key achievements are celebrated through LGBT Youth Scotland’s communications functions
  • Ensure robust financial management of funded programmes; identifying new funding opportunities to sustain and develop the work of LGBT Youth Scotland
  • Effectively manage staff and volunteers to implement programme deliverables; supporting them to plan, perform and develop their skills and knowledge
  • Directly support a small number LGBT Charter clients, delivering and developing bespoke training packages
  • Work closely with the Scottish Government and key decision makers, attending relevant meetings on behalf of LGBT Youth Scotland
  • Work in partnership with organisations, colleagues and young people, recognising their expertise and knowledge
  • Support the implementation and development of organisational priorities (outlined in LGBT Youth Scotland’s ‘Strategy for a Sustainable Future’ 2018 -2023), and other tasks as required

The Ideal Candidate:

  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject
  • More than five years’ relevant experience
  • Experience of effective people management
  • Experience of project planning, development, management and evaluation
  • Experience of effectively overseeing and managing budgets
  • Experience of applying for funding in the voluntary/third sector or similar
  • Experience of working in the field of community learning and development, equality or human rights
  • Experience of interacting and communicating effectively with a diverse range of professional

If you have the relevant skills and experience and are seeking a new career, then send your CV to, with the subject line referring to the position and where you found it. Alternatively, call 01772 886799.

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