Programmes Manager (Youth Career Initiative)

North London
£35000 - £38000 per annum
16 Jul 2019
19 Jul 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Our client is an incredibly progressive business-led membership organisation, dedicated to building healthy communities through responsible business. Together, they inspire, engage and challenge members to create a skilled, inclusive workforce today and for the future. Our client's International Tourism Partnership (ITP) brings together the world's leading international hotel companies, providing a voice for environmental and social responsibility in the hotel industry. Our client is now recruiting for an Interim Programmes Manager to sit within the Partnership's youth employment programme, supporting participating hotels to engage disadvantaged young people in productive and fulfilling careers in the industry.  


The Interim Programme Manager for our client's Youth Career Initiative will play a crucial role in managing the delivery of the programme. Your role will largely involve managing programmatic implementation, delivering against pre-agreed operational plans, and ensuring delivery is consistent with programme standards. You will manage key relationships with regional headquarters of partnership hotel organisations, in-country implementation partners, and the in-country operations team, while also managing donor-funded projects. Additionally, you will set growth targets, as well as acting as the designated safeguarding lead for the programme, managing safeguarding risks across operations and ensuring that work delivered and behaviour of teams are to the highest quality. 


To apply for this role, you must have demonstrable knowledge of the global hospitality industry, social impact programmes, and youth unemployment. You must be an exceptional communicator and skilled at managing cross-sector partnerships and overseeing consultants' work across a variety of locations. You must have significant experience of programme planning processes and management against targets and key performance indicators. You must have experience of working in an international environment and of managing an operating plan in line with budget. 


If you feel that you have the relevant experience and are keen to hear more, please apply by providing a CV in Word format; no cover letter is required at this stage. A full job description will be provided to candidates shortlisted by Prospectus.      


Please note, this role will involve international travel.  

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