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Programme Manager

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Following on from a successful bidding for the Community Renewal Fund our client is expanding its Business Support and is seeking an experienced and self-motivated Programme Manager with knowledge of supporting businesses and delivering project managing publicly funded contracts to join them for a Fixed Term Contract until June 2022.

The Programme Manager will be responsible, alongside a team, for overseeing the delivery the Community Renewal funded programme providing a wide range of support to businesses in Buckinghamshire in the Visitor Economy ranging from 1:1 business support and advice, training opportunities, small grant scheme, carbon benchmarking and stakeholder management coordination.

Responsible for the delivery and management of the Community Renewal funded programme, ensuring the project is robustly managed and kept on target and in line with audit requirements
Support the set-up of project processes and the recruitment of new staff
Line management of project staff
Manage and oversee the diverse aspects of the project ensuring each participating beneficiary is provided a range of opportunities to support their future needs
Provide close monitoring and reporting of all project activity to the Head of Skills and Business Support / senior management team
Liaise with external organisations (e.g. DLUHC, project partners, external evaluator) and internal departments as required to present relevant project activity and budget information using specified reporting formats
Ensure claims for funding are correct and completed in a timely fashion with the required supporting documentation
Work closely with external stakeholders and other organisations to promote/add value to the project
Have a full understanding of the funding guidelines and provide assistance to others on the subject when required
Establish strong relationships and engage successfully with external partners and colleagues
Work with the other Programme Managers and teams within the company
Ensure the CRM is kept permanently up to date

Educated to degree level or qualified by experience
Experience and understanding of delivering publicly funded contracts
Proven contract and project management knowledge and experience
Excellent resource management skills
Experience in managing budgets
Excellent numeracy and written English

Fixed term contract to end June 2022
Pro Rata Salary of £40,000




37 hours per week


£40,000 (Pro Rata)


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