Senior Programme Manager

Job Roles:
Organisation Type:
Other Workplaces
Other Organisation
Contract Type:
Full Time
Subject Area:
Contract Term:
Salary Description:
Competitive salary
10th Apr 2019
Start Date:
WorldSkills UK
Job Ref:

Senior Programme Manager - Skills Competitions

WorldSkills UK is recruiting a Senior Programme Manager who will be responsible for the planning and management of a UK wide programme of skills competition activities for apprentices and students. They will manage the operation and services delivered through the WSUK network to improve the credibility and standard of our activities. They will also lead the dissemination of good practice from our provision to raise attainment levels and improve productivity across business and education in the UK.

The Senior Programme Manager will lead a team of competition managers who each manage the delivery of industry relevant skills competitions activities. This role will develop and manage the programme of activities that continually fosters improved working practices, new ways of working and a sustainable national framework of skills competition activities to champion individuals to succeed in work and life.

The successful candidate will have track record in managing programmes and working across multi-stakeholder projects and activities in education or business. The post will have responsibility of a great team of managers and an external network of enthusiastic individuals, so the candidate must have strong leadership skills and experience in developing highly effective working relationships.

Applications should be submitted no later than midday on Friday 26th April 2019 and should include:

- a curriculum vitae detailing your full career history; and

- a supporting statement with evidence of your suitability for the role, taking into account the points listed in the role description and person specification (throughout the recruitment process we will be looking for examples and evidence of your experience, knowledge and skills).

Applications should be submitted by email or post (marked ‘Private and Confidential’) to:

- Morwenna O’Brien

- Office Manager at

For more information about the role please contact Parisa Shirazi, Head of Education and Skills by email at

It is intended that the first round of interviews will be held in Victoria, London on 30th April and 1st May 2019, and second interviews will be held in Victoria, London on 8th May 2019. Short-listed candidates will be advised of the process.

WorldSkills UK is committed to making appointments on merit by fair and open processes, taking account of equality and diversity.

Download Documents

Closing Date:
Contact Details:
WorldSkills UK
Tel: n/a
Contact: Meryem Ozbiloglu, Senior HR Manager

You may return to your current search results by clicking here.