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Local London is looking for an outstanding programme manager to lead and develop our portfolio of business and employment programmes.

The role requires  senior management experience and a track record of successful leadership of a portfolio of large-scale, high-value sub-regional programmes for small businesses and or/employment and skills programmes. It also requires extensive financial management experience, including contract management and management of European funding.

The successful applicant will earn between £63,633 and £65,367, and manage a portfolio of programmes which are externally funded by more than £20 million per year.

Our programmes provide training and support for our business base of small and medium enterprises, and our employment programmes support residents into sustained work.

They are primarily delivered through sub-contracts, so this post requires a significant amount of contract and relationship management.

The role also involves the development and establishment of new programmes and the on-going development of the programme portfolio in line with Local London strategies and the developing needs of the sub-region.

Local London is a sub-regional partnership of eight boroughs: Enfield, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Newham, Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Greenwich and Bexley.

We also work with the London Borough of Bromley as an associate on several of our programmes. The eight Local London boroughs work in partnership to achieve inclusive and sustainable growth, and opportunities for our residents and businesses to succeed.

Redbridge Council is the accountable body for Local London, and all Local London staff are employed by Redbridge Council on their terms and conditions of employment.

  • Closing date: 20th November 2020
  • Interviews will be held on 30th November 2020

To apply for this job please visit the Redbridge Council jobs page and search for ‘programme manager’.

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