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Projects and Partnerships Manager

Added 19th April 2024

We are looking for a Projects and Partnerships Manager to join the team in this exciting role, where you’ll work with all Youth Zone across the OnSide Network, no two days will be the same.

If you are dynamic, self-motivated with a strong collaborative approach and a passion for making a difference to young people, then we want to hear from you!

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we welcome applications from under-represented groups; in particular fromBlack, Asian, Mixed Race & other ethnically diverse individuals, people with disabilities, and members of LGBTQ+ communities. Our dedicated Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Group, with support from the Senior Leadership Team, is actively promoting and advancing diversity and inclusion, ensuring a culture where everyone can be themselves and thrive.

About the Projects and Partnerships Manager Role

The role requires a well-structured and highly organised approach, to ensure delivery and reporting is of the highest quality and a creative and proactive approach, to navigate challenges and hold others to account, when needed. The project management aspect of the role requires someone who is an excellent communicator with responsibility to oversee Service Level Agreements (agreed outputs, outcomes and communications) between OnSide and Youth Zones, and the relationships with funders. Whilst also taking time to bring Youth Zones together to share learnings and good practice, fostering collaboration across the Network, and support the Fundraising team in their stewardship of long-term donor relationships.

Seeking out new regional and/or national operational partnerships aligned with the Network’s priorities will be a new element within the role, focusing on securing a small number of brilliant, operational partnerships which add value to core delivery.

There are also occasional Network-wide events for young people which the Projects and Partnerships Manager takes the lead on, working collaboratively with staff to plan and deliver.

About You

If you’re excited about this role but your past experience does not align perfectly with every requirement in the person specification, we encourage you to still apply and demonstrate how your experience is transferrable for this role. You may be just the right candidate. 

You will have experience of:

  • Managing complex projects with multiple stakeholders
  • Building and managing relationships with stakeholders at different levels.
  • Providing detailed, well evidenced narrative and financial project reports to a high standard
  • Identifying and developing new operational partnership working with organisations
  • Managing an event(s) involving young people
  • Managing grant and donor funding from diverse sources  

Click here to view the Projects and Partnerships Manager role profile.

Salary £39,000 - £44,000 (dependent upon experience) Contract Full-time, 37.5 hours per week Closing Date 13/05/2024 Location London or Bolton/Hybrid (2 days a week in the London or Bolton office) Apply today