Rights and Justice Programme Manager

Location: York/ Hybrid/ remote

Salary: £69,402 - £79,022 per year

Part-time (21 hours per week), two year contract. We are open to flexible working patterns, including job share arrangements.

Closing date: 25 February 2024 at 23:59

We seek a motivated, thoughtful, accountable and creative person with a personal commitment to social justice and transformative change to co-manage our Rights and Justice programme. They will bring strong leadership, strategy and organisational skills to co-develop and co-manage the programme alongside the existing programme manager and in-coming programme assistant. 

The successful applicant will have strong communication skills and be able to handle sensitive and complex information. They will be comfortable working on their own and as part of a small team – including as part of a co-leadership model and working with a committee made up of trustees and external experts. They will enjoy building and maintaining positive relationships with a wide range of people and organisations working towards transformative change.

The role can be undertaken remotely, or based at our York office. The role is for 21 hours a week and we are open to flexible working patterns, including part time job share arrangements.  We try to schedule meetings to accommodate caring responsibilities. Someone working remotely would be required to come to the York office for at least one day per month.

You are likely to be someone who:

  • Has experience of working in the voluntary sector or other social change organisations or organising spaces
  • Has experience of working on a high-volume and complex programme providing leadership and strategic direction
  • Has experience of grant-making/grant management (including monitoring and compliance)
  • Has experience of participatory and co-production approaches to change
  • Can build effective relationships with a diverse variety of people and organisations
  • Has strong communication and project management skills
  • Has significant personal discipline, accountability and responsibility
  • Has the ability to embrace complexity and hold conflict as generative
  • Has the ability to manage multiple and complex priorities at once and prioritise work to deliver on objectives effectively
  • Has the ability to promote collaborative engagement and shared decision-making processes
  • Is committed to promoting anti-oppressive practice in all aspects of the role
  • We welcome all applicants and are keen to enhance our team to reflect the diversity of the UK and the communities we serve.  We would like to encourage applications from disabled people, those from LGBTQI+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds and those experiencing other forms of marginalisation.

The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.

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