Vacancy: The Prince’s Trust

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Head of Projects – City Bridge Trust

Band 3 – c£45,000
Permanent
Full time – 35 hours per week

 

Youth charity The Prince’s Trust is currently recruiting a Head of Projects to deliver work relating to our grant of £1m a year over ten years.

The Prince’s Trust gives practical and financial support, developing key workplace skills, such as confidence and motivation. The Trust works with 13 to 30-year-olds who have struggled at school, have been in care, are long-term unemployed or have been in trouble with the law. They have helped more than 825,000 young people since 1976 and support 100 more each working day. More than three in four young people helped last year moved into work, education or training.

This critical senior project management post, joining the newly formed National Operations & Funder Management Team is key to the effective delivery of a major strategic partnership with the City Bridge Trust (CBT) and the City of London Corporation. Building on its 800 year history, the City of London Corporation is deeply committed to charitable giving. This is centred on its funding body CBT:  London’s largest independent grant-maker, tackling disadvantage and working for a fairer London; annually distributing c£20M grants to charities. You will play an important role in ensuring that their grant of £1m a year over ten years will make a genuine difference for disadvantaged, hard-to-reach young people in London.

You will have an understanding and experience of working with supporters or clients to understand their needs, proving impact, and working with colleagues from diverse teams.

You will be an articulate leader with excellent inter-personal skills, confident in working with senior colleagues within The Prince’s Trust, and will gain the confidence of senior management and trustees of CBT, as well as more widely across the City of London Corporation.

You will be well organised and comfortable dealing with large amounts of information, presenting it effectively both verbally and in writing. You will be based across The Prince’s Trust sites in London, as well as in CBT and the City of London Corporation.

The Prince’s Trust will offer you support within a new team at the intersection of fundraising and delivery, and the chance to develop the role to maximise opportunities presented by this strategic support.

The Prince’s Trust is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

To apply for this role, please click here. Closing date for applications is 17th September 2017.

A full Job Description can be downloaded here.

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