Vacancies

Programme Manager

Reporting to: Programme Manager – Awards Lead
Salary: c£32,000 + 5% pension
Hours: Full time
Based: Glasgow or Edinburgh
Start date: ASAP

We are looking for a confident, experienced individual with excellent analytical skills, a commitment to creating social change and a desire to help others succeed.

You will contribute to the successful delivery of the Social Entrepreneurs Fund, using excellent judgment skills to filter and assess applications in line with the Fund’s criteria, and provide recommendations to an independent panel.

Your role will require excellent communication skills, as it will involve direct contact with applicants at various stages in their respective journeys, supporting them to put their ideas into action.

You should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of a range of business models, and the challenges faced by new enterprises. You will be expected to contribute with creative ideas to increase the reach and availability of the fund to people from all areas and backgrounds. Ideally you will have prior experience working with startups and/or social enterprises, as well as a track record of building relationships across the third, private and public sectors.

The role is fast-paced and you will work with a caseload of projects at different levels of development, so the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines is essential.

To apply, download the full job description, application form and equal opportunities form.

Submit your complete application pack by 9am on Monday 17 July to elaine@firstport.org.uk.

Interview date: Monday 24 July and Thursday 27 July