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International Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Learning Programme Officer


International Project Manager (Maternity Cover)

Full time (35 hours per week) | 12-month contract | £27,500-£28,500 | depending on experience, plus company benefits | Includes a company pension, an employee assistance programme and learning and development opportunities

Location

Working remotely, with the option to work flexibly from either the Head Office in Edinburgh or the Highland office in Muir of Ord.

Job Role

We are looking for a talented International Projects Manager (Maternity Cover) with the focus and energy to help us deliver transformational learning programmes in across Europe, Asia and elsewhere.

This is a critical international project management role in the business and we are therefore looking for someone who is keen for a challenge, up for working with vibrant, entrepreneurial and dedicated people and colleagues and has a good value-fit with our organisation.

This role will work within a small International team and will account manage current programmes in several countries. You will be supported to develop and build strong relationships across the organisation, working particularly closely with the Global Learning Lab. This recruitment pack will provide you with more information on the role.

Responsibilities 

  • Manage major Partnership contracts to ensure high quality delivery and key performance indicators are achieved (or exceeded)
  • Build positive, collaborative relationships with our International clients and partners, updating and providing on-going and excellent customer service
  • Effectively plan and deliver on time the key milestones, identified performance indicators and deliverables on major funded contracts and accurately report to funders.
  • Work closely with our network of Associate Facilitators, optimising the match between their skills and experience and the programmes that are delivered and monitor delivery to ensure quality.
  • Take a collaborative partnership approach throughout the project design stage, ensuring our International Projects are fit for purpose.
  • Work in partnership with the Global Learning Lab team to ensure high quality, delivery, marketing and communications, accreditation, monitoring and evaluation of programmes.
  • Collaborate with partners and Facilitators to co-ordinate, promote and recruit for learning programmes, to exceed client and learner expectations, and build the reputation of the Social Enterprise Academy in new territories.
  • Manage learner relationships on behalf of the Partner where necessary, using excellent relationship management and mediation skills.
  • Monitor and analyse evaluation data to ensure continuous improvement of international projects and programmes.
  • Identify funding opportunities for international projects and write high quality bids and proposals for new and existing funders as necessary, to help ensure sustainability of the international function.
  • Write high quality programme evaluations and impact reports as agreed upon with the Project or Programme Partner or Funder.

For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack below.

Application notes:

Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form

Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to seahr@socialenterprise.academy by 12pm, 10 December 2021

Please note that interviews will take place on 16 December via Zoom

If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the application or interview process please get in touch:

Lanagh Taylor | lanagh@socialenterprise.academy

View the Recruitment Pack

Download the Application Form 

Download the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form


Learning Programme Officer

Full time (35 hours per week) | 18 months fixed term | £21,000-£23,000 depending on experience, plus company benefits | Includes a company pension, an employee assistance programme and learning and development opportunities

Location

Scotland, flexible working arrangements in place. Office Location: Edinburgh or Muir of Ord with the option to work flexibly from home (currently working from home during covid-19).

Job Role

We are looking for a talented Learning Programme Officer with the focus and energy to help us provide world-leading learning and development opportunities in Scotland.

This role will project manage and coordinate high quality learning programmes for our partners, funders and clients, delivering exceptional learning experiences for their staff and beneficiaries. This role will manage all aspects of the programme delivery; from inception to programme set-up, facilitator support and monitoring and evaluation, maintaining effective communication with all stakeholders throughout.

This role will also include support and supervision of a small pool of contract workers who assist our Associate Facilitators during online delivery. This is a new function within the organisation, set up in response to Covid-19 and is now an integral part of our online learning experience. This role will take the lead on coordinating availability, upskilling in digital tools and platforms such as Zoom and maintaining adequate levels of support for programme delivery. As this is a new function there is the opportunity to further develop and enhance this area as part of this role.

Responsibilities 

  • Lead, manage and take responsibility for a variety of accounts with charities, social enterprise networks, community groups and third sector funders, to ensure high quality delivery and key performance indicators are achieved (or exceeded)
  • Prepare, monitor and report on programme and contract budgets, working with the Finance Team against agreed targets
  • Supervise and support the pool of contract workers providing technical support for online delivery
  • To work with the Operations & Partnerships team in creating and implementing the strategic plan for programme delivery and provide input to the growth of the Academy
  • Work with the team to support the development of repeat business and on-going sales with clients and partner

For a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack below.

Application notes:

Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form

Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to seahr@socialenterprise.academy by 5pm, Friday 10 December 2021.

Please note that interviews will take place on Monday 20 December via Zoom.

If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the application or interview process please get in touch:

Lanagh Taylor | lanagh@socialenterprise.academy

View the Recruitment Pack

Download the Application Form 

Download the Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form

 

 

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Life at the Academy

We are a friendly bunch, split across two offices in central Edinburgh and Inverness. We are proud of our caring and collaborative atmosphere in both of our offices; so if you are looking for fun, supportive colleagues who both motivate and challenge each other, we would love to hear from you!

Can’t imagine ever working anywhere else – David Bryan, Highlands and Islands Hub Manager

I had high standards about what the ideal workplace should be but the Academy is way beyond my expectations, thanks to you and the rest of this amazing team - Elsa Vibert, Southern Scotland Learning Administrator

 

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Our values 

Values 2019

We enable a culture of life-long learning; personal growth and critical thinking. 

We experiment and stay curious, creating connections to seize opportunities around a shared excitement for what could be possible. 

We lead by example with honesty and transparency. 

We trust and respect the skills, specialism and contribution of everyone we work with. 

We create safe spaces for demonstrating empathy, humility, compassion, playfulness and care, and we appreciate each other’s skills, contributions and successes. 

Benefits

Flexible working and enhanced holiday – 25 + 10 public holidays

Up to 8% Employer contribution to Pension

Enhanced maternity leave and child care vouchers scheme

Central location beside other third sector organisations

Life assurance and an employee assistance programme

L + D opportunities and a monthly reading hour

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