DurhamWorks Futures Project Manager

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Full time
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Closed for applications on 23/01/2022 23:59
Grade 11 £33,782 - £37,890
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23 Jan
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Children and Young People's Service
Progression and Learning Team

DurhamWorks Futures Project Manager, full time, permanent
Grade 11 £33,782 - £37,890

Please note the new job description attached.

A fantastic new management opportunity has become available within the Progression and Learning Team. We are looking to appoint a Project Manager to ensure the successful delivery of our new DurhamWorks Futures programme.

The aim of DurhamWorks Futures is to support unemployed young people aged 16-24 yrs in County Durham achieve their aspirations and gain paid employment opportunities. It is a programme aimed at specific vulnerable cohorts of young people, offering them a more intensive and personalised approach to support.

The role will manage the development, implementation, and evaluation of the project, ensuring the funding is maximised for delivery and there is compliance with all project, data, and audit requirements. The role will lead and provide line management to Job Coaches and a small team who will support the administrative and finance functions, all needing to be achieved through the development of highly effective working relationships.

We are seeking individuals who have suitable experience of managing projects and teams, ensuring performance and quality of delivery. You will need to have drive and enthusiasm, as well as an understanding of the challenges faced by young people who are unemployed.

Required qualifications: Degree or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline and/or able to demonstrate extensive relevant experience.

The successful applicant for this post will be required to apply for a Disclosure & Barring Service Enhanced Disclosure.

For further information about the post please contact Cheryl Temple, Progression Manager via email at cheryl.temple@durham.gov.uk

It is anticipated that interviews will be held w/c 31 January 2022

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

Apply on-line via the jobs portal or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on 03000 264086 / 266148 or via e-mail at PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

In line with the County Council’s Recruitment & Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CV’s. Any information provided on CV’s will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address that you have registered with North East Jobs, including your invite to interview if you are short-listed. Please check your email after the closing date for notification from ‘DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK’ as you will not be notified by any other means.

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This job is closed for applications.