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Senior Programme Manager - Public Benefit

Date: 12-Apr-2021

Location: GB

Company: Nominet

NEVER HEARD OF NOMINET?

Our name may not be familiar, but you probably use our services every single day – ever visited a website ending in a .uk? We’ve been running the national internet namespace for a quarter of a century, sitting proudly at the heart of the UK's critical digital infrastructure. Such a responsibility requires world-leading cyber security and we’ve gaining a reputation for our innovative new security solutions, protecting our own systems and beyond.

 

But we’re also a profit with a purpose business. We invest in making a positive impact of the lives that are being most disrupted in our digital age: young people. We’re known as one of the UK’s leading ‘Tech for Good’ funders and the commitment to building a connected, secure and inclusive digital future drives everything we do. It’s not just rhetoric – ask our staff.

 

PERKS 
Competitive salary depending on experience, plus excellent benefits including a 10-20% bonus, 30 days holiday allowance, flexible working hours, healthcare, pension scheme, life assurance, wellbeing allowance, flexible benefits. This role can be remotely based.

ABOUT THE ROLE...  
Here at Nominet, we are a Profit with a Purpose business and our public benefit programmes provide support and opportunities to tackle some of the most important digital issues facing young people in the UK today, with a focus on initiatives that promote greater connectivity, inclusivity and security.


As a Senior Programme Manager in our Public Benefit team, you will be key in driving our Social Impact programmes to provide support and opportunities to tackle some of the most important digital issues facing young people in the UK today. This really is a great opportunity to work on groundbreaking and award winning projects that make a difference.


We are looking for a proactive Senior Programme Manager to work autonomously, managing complex project streams and helping us to deliver our Social Impact strategy.   You’ll have a good understanding of social issues affecting disadvantaged young people as well as the digital world. 


You will work closely with our charitable partners including The Princes Trust, The Scouts and The Samaritans, delivering initiatives that create opportunities and provide support where it’s needed most amongst young people from disadvantaged backgrounds, using the internet and digital technology. 

 

 

WHAT YOU’LL BE DOING...  
•    Playing a key role in the development and delivery of the Social Impact strategy; helping evolve and increase it both in scale and ambition.  

•    Managing multiple projects across operational teams internally and externally and often with a significant impact on key social issues in the UK. 

•    Creating and strengthening strategic relationships with senior leaders across the social sector, government and corporate bodies. 

•    Translating aims and opportunities into innovative, robust, clear and ambitious philanthropic programmes involving external partners and agencies, with the aim of delivering 4-5 programmes a year.

•    Managing a significant budget, tracking and reporting on multiple projects as well as identifying and analysing risks and issues.


WHO YOU ARE...  
Ideally PRINCE2 and Agile trained and / or with an extensive project management background, you will be:

•    Passionate about making a difference to socially disadvantaged groups. 

•    Significantly experienced in working within the social / voluntary / education sector in the UK, with knowledge of funding and philanthropy and conducting and using social research 

•    Excited by new technology, ideally from a Systems Design background or equivalent. 

•    Creative with a tenacious approach to problem solving. 

•    Experienced in programme design, social design and the double diamond . 

•    Strong, demonstrable understanding of the role of digital on social issues; skills, safety, access, inclusion or similar. 

•    Highly organised and forward thinking with strong attention to detail. 

•    Experienced in managing a significant budget, tracking and reporting on multiple projects as well as identifying and analysing risks and issues.

 

APPLICATION PROCESS

 

ONLINE APPLICATION>>VIDEO INTERVIEW>>FACE TO FACE INTERVIEW>>JOB OFFER

Please note: As part of the job application, you will be asked to complete a brief online application form and profile.


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