Employment Programme Manager (2-year Fixed Term Contract)
Are you experienced in the operational management of frontline services and / or employment related programmes, that support people to actively participate in the labour market or access services? Can you ensure a high-quality service is provided through the effective delivery of GLLaB's externally funded programmes? If this sounds like you, an exciting opportunity has arisen with Greenwich Local Labour & Business (GLLaB) service for an Employment Programmes Manager.
GLLaB was set up in 1996 and is the Council's employment and job brokerage service. It is the mechanism which links local people to employment and training opportunities. For over 20 years, GLLaB has established itself as one of the leading local labour schemes in the country. GLLaB delivers several Employment and skills support Programmes aimed at supporting residents of the Borough into sustainable employment.
We are looking for an Employment Programmes Manager that can effectively manage a team delivering employment support programmes, with:
Extensive experience of managing externally funded payment-by-results, employment and skills programmes or working within a similar target driven environment.
A strong culture of performance management including undertaking contract and monitoring reviews, design and implementation of performance improvement plans and facilitating compliance audits.
Experience of engaging with a range of partners and stakeholders to ensure integrated working across services, which provides a wraparound service in addressing customer barriers.
The successful applicant will need to demonstrate:
Ability to deliver programmes that support a wide range of customer groups, including those with multiple barriers to work.
Knowledge of supporting and developing teams to manage complex caseloads, to enable progression into training and sustainable employment.
Ability to prepare and present performance reports on service areas to senior management and external funders.
This is an exciting and valuable project for Royal Greenwich, if you are interested in applying for this role, we would love to hear from you.
To apply, please click the Apply button below and complete an application form.
Please ensure that you clearly set out in your supporting statement how you meet the criteria set out in the Person Specification document.
In return, we offer a range of staff benefits and are committed to staff development and creating a supportive environment for colleagues to flourish and develop. We're always open to discussing various flexible working arrangements and understand how these can help achieve a good work/life balance.
Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.