Programme Manager – Local Area Programme T Level Implementation

Programme Manager – Local Area Programme T Level Implementation

Greater Manchester Combined Authority

Salary Grade 9 £39,961 - £43,757

Greater Manchester Combined Authority
Work and Skills

The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Work and Skills Team would like to recruit a full-time Project Manager on an initial 12 month fixed-term basis to deliver an ambitious project plan to support Greater Manchester in preparing for the implementation of the Sainsbury Review and subsequent Post-16 Skills Plan and align this to the Greater Manchester Strategy.

This post is funded by the Gatsby Foundation to support the delivery of a Local Area Programme to help GM’s Colleges prepare for the implementation of T levels. The Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Gatsby Foundation will work together with GM’s colleges to prepare for the introduction of four technical education routes:

· Digital,
· Engineering & Manufacturing,
· Construction and;
· Health & Science

The Local Area Programme will develop a model for ‘routes readiness’ that can be implemented across each of the routes. The Project Manager will ensure successful project plans for five identified strands of work: Analysis, Provider Readiness, Careers Education Information Advice and Guidance, Employer Engagement, Advocacy and Dissemination.


The successful candidate will have:

· Experience of successful project management delivery
· Significant knowledge and experience of the post-16 sector including the post-16 reforms to qualifications
· The ability to work with a range of senior stakeholders and build strong relationships quickly; e.g. College Principals, Curriculum Leaders, Employers, GMCA leads
· The ability to work with pace and tenacity in a complex environment
· Experience of leading change


The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.


To find out more about working for us please head to https://www.greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/

Please head to https://www.greater.jobs/ to apply for this position.

Closing Date:
08/09/2019
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