Do you want to help build a world where everyone feels part of a community?
Do you have a track record in driving the excellent delivery of grant-funded programmes?
Are you an inspiring and enthusiastic manager?
If you answered yes to all of the above, this could be the role for you!
We’re looking for a programme manager with a proven track record of delivering multiple projects, excellent relationship-building skills and experience in working with older adults. The Delivery Manager is part of the senior management team, working closely with the Head of Operations and providing line management and supervision to the Older People’s team.
This full-time post plays a vital role in motivating and guiding the strong delivery of a range of programmes for older adults encompassing group work and one-to-one support. It is an exciting opportunity to support us to deliver our strategy by ensuring older people are at the heart of this programme. This post will also contribute to funding reports and maintaining relationships with our partners.
Therefore, the successful candidate will have a high level of programme management experience. If you have an excellent track record in programme delivery and team leadership, this is a fantastic opportunity for you.
What we do
Time & Talents is a lively, busy community centre in the heart of Rotherhithe, London. Set in a leafy heritage building, and ‘T&T2’, our second venue in Surrey Quays Shopping Centre, we offer something for everyone. With a history of 135 years of supporting people of all ages in Rotherhithe and Bermondsey, we bring people together for mutual support, fun and friendship, with a wide range of services and activities for older people and other adults, along with children and families’ programmes and a range of volunteering projects. We are at an exciting stage of development. Our income has grown substantially in recent years and this growth has enabled us to develop our programmes and activities to reduce loneliness and social isolation in the local community by supporting more older adults, children and families.
In this role, you will:
Develop and manage older adults’ programmes
Motivate and lead teams and contribute to the wider organisation as a member of the senior management team
Drive intergenerational activities in collaboration with the Delivery Manager responsible for the Children and Family team
Contribution to overall organisational monitoring, strategy and KPIs
Report to donors on outcomes and write funding applications
Represent Time & Talents as operational delivery partner in the Ageing Well Southwark contract
Act as Deputy Safeguarding Officer
You are passionate about the power of community to connect and support people, and you like to work in collaboration with others. You are friendly and positive with demonstrable experience as a programme manager, particularly able to show experience in the voluntary sector working with older adults. You’re flexible and accountable, you take responsibility, you’re highly organised, and skilled in multitasking and balancing priorities.
We are an energetic, experienced, and passionate team of 17, with a strong sense of shared purpose and a lively sense of humour. You’ll have the chance to make a big contribution to a growing, ambitious and innovative organisation which has doubled its reach and impact in recent years.
This role is full time, with flexibility for regular evening and occasional weekend working.
Time & Talents is wholly committed to inclusion and diversity, and to building a culture and environment where everyone is appreciated for the unique person that they are. We actively encourage applications from a broad range of backgrounds and experiences.
The closing date is 18.00 on Saturday 15th January 2022.
Interviews will occur in the weeks commencing 24th and 31st January.
TO APPLY: All applications to be submitted online via CharityJob. Send a CV and a cover letter of no more than two sides of A4, explaining why you want the job and how your experience relates to the job description and person specification.
IMPORTANT: We’ll use cover letters to assess applications alongside CVs. Please ensure you take the time to include a well-written cover letter as detailed above. We won’t assess applications without one.
COVID-19: the safety and wellbeing of our current and future employees remains a top priority. Therefore, while interviews are planned to be in-person, they will be conducted remotely by video if necessary.
Download the full Job Description and Person Specification here (PDF).