New Futures Pilots Manager

Team: Research and Development

Salary: £30,000-£39,000 per annum (pro rata)

Location: Leicester / London / Flexible working arrangements possible

Fixed term for 12 months; 3 days per week

We’re looking to recruit a pilots manager to join our team delivering the “New Futures” programme. New Futures will support more than 6,000 people to upskill and reskill into new jobs. Five place-based pilots (two in England and one each in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland) will deliver targeted outreach to people whose jobs may be at risk as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, high-quality careers advice and coaching, and flexible models of training.

The pilots manager role involves the management of partners delivering the five UK pilots to ensure activities are implemented as planned; supporting delivery partners to embed evaluation activities; and proactively working with the L&W project team.

The ideal candidate will bring strong project management skills, a track record of designing and delivering development or pilot projects, and experience in the delivery context for learning, skills and employment.

We are committed to equality and diversity and encourage applications from all under-represented groups in society.

L&W is a Silver Investor in People award holder, committed to equal opportunities and staff development including support for formal qualifications when applicable.

L&W prides itself on being a supportive and flexible employer. We recognise the importance of work-life balance for our staff and will consider flexible working arrangements.

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The closing date for applications is 12 noon on Friday 18 June 2021.

We anticipate that interviews will take place via Zoom week commencing 28 June 2021.

Completed applications should be sent with CV and the privacy agreement; to jobs@learningandwork.org.uk  

Should you require any adjustments to participate in this recruitment process, please make this clear when you apply.