Operations Manager

Competitive Salary
04 Oct 2018
01 Nov 2018
Job Function
Operations, Project Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you passionate about helping people transform their lives by supporting communities into self-employment, employment and training?

This is an exciting opportunity where you will work on an innovative East regional partnership Employability Programme; Increase VS. The programme is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). You will provide a quality bespoke provision that will enhance the lives of our residents on Increase VS to access training, self-employment and employment opportunities.

We are looking for an exceptional Operations Manager with ideally experience of successfully delivering European Funded complex target driven contracts to join our Clarion Futures Team to help us enhance and improve the lives of people within the local community, by supporting our residents into work, self- employment and training opportunities, ensuring that we offer good quality information, guidance and advice within an effective in-work and business mentoring support service. This is a fixed term contract position until 31st December 2020.

You'll be responsible for the day to day delivery of Increase VS activities and the visible management to the Increase VS team, ensuring that targets are monitored and achieved with high and consistent standards of service delivery.

You will also be responsible for compiling and evaluating statistical data on performance and you'll be required to make recommendations and take the necessary actions to achieve our objectives.

Other duties include:

  • Developing and effective delivery of a combined Self employment and employability programme
  • Organisation and attendance of project monitoring meetings for Increase VS
  • Management of budgets and contractual targets
  • Programme Targets are met and exceeded and demonstrate value for money service delivery

You'll excel in your written and verbal communication skills, and will use your organisational and project management skills to ensure high quality programmes are in place.

You will be educated to degree level, and will have gained extensive experience and expertise of managing and delivering high target driven projects within a similar role.

You'll have a natural ability to lead and motivate others as well as an ability to build strong networks and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.

A passion and drive to successfully deliver strategy and projects within budget will be critical for your success in this role

Applicants must be able to regularly travel within the area.

This post is subject to an Enhanced Criminal Record Check Clearance

This is a fantastic opportunity to utilise your extensive skills and experience to really make a difference for people's lives.

If this sounds like an opportunity you'd be interested in, we look forward to hearing from you.

For further details on this vacancy, and to apply, please visit our website via the button below.

In return we offer you a competitive salary and generous benefits package in a supportive environment, with plenty of scope for your career advancement and salary progression.

Closing Date: Friday 12th October at midday

This post is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

Clarion Futures

A charitable foundation, Clarion Futures, will invest £150 million over 10 years to deliver one of the largest social investment programmes in the country. Clarion Futures will:

  • Support 4,000 people into work and training
  • Provide 250 high quality apprenticeships
  • Give 3,000 residents free debt advice and provide over 2,000 affordable loans to residents
  • Assist 15,000 young people to make a better start in life.

Clarion Futures is part of Clarion Housing Group, which also comprises the country's largest housing association, a property development company and a repairs and maintenance service.

Transforming lives and communities.

Clarion Housing Group is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce.