Performance and Funding Manager
  • Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
  • Reference: EGG/21/153978
  • Published: Fri 28/05/2021, 10:35 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 28/07/2021, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £48,819 - £51,837
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Waltham Forest

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Performance and Funding Manager

There has never been a more exciting and challenging time to work for Waltham Forest Council and with its diverse community and partners to make an impact on the future of the borough. The Covid 19 pandemic and its impact has made us all review the ways we live and work, embracing technology and becoming more flexible, diverse and sustainable. In response to the pandemic, the Council’s emerging Public Service Corporate Strategy focuses on these immediate priorities:

      • Connecting people with jobs
      • Safe and healthy lives
      • Our 15-minute neighbourhood
      • Confidence in our future

This roles will support our Employment Business and Skills services and emerging plans for Business and Jobs Recovery. We are looking to appoint a dynamic and experienced programme manager to lead on our performance and funding strategy and implementation. You will be responsible for strategic funding planning, project performance, monitoring and reporting. You will provide risk and financial analysis and guidance on all funded programmes, plans, targets and business drivers. The successful candidate will have track record of working with databases, data interrogation and analysis. You also need strong leadership skills, excellent people management and will manage Management Information Systems and Finance Teams.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience include:

  • Extensive knowledge managing funded programmes eg Adult Education Budget, European Union Funding Regimes (e.g. ESF, ERDF, Community Initiatives) economic regeneration and other funding streams.
  • In-depth knowledge researching, collecting, collating, recording, verifying, analysing and presenting complex data.

Closing Date is:     28 July 2021

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