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Programme Manager - Full STEaM Ahead

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Grade: I
Salary: £34,077 - £36,505 per annum
Contract Type: Two year fixed term contract, 37 hours per week

Have you a passion for learning and education and for making sure that both young people and adults have the right skills and opportunities to support their future careers? Does that passion include a focus on and knowledge of STEaM skills? (Science, Technology, Engineering, creative and digital technologies and Maths).

This is an exciting opportunity to help deliver a new county wide project in West Sussex. The Full STEaM Ahead programme aims to inspire and build confidence in both young people and adults to pursue studies and build careers based on STEaM skills.

Reporting to an Executive Group and employed by Crawley Borough Council, the Programme Manager will lead and be responsible for delivering the project’s overall objectives. This will involve engaging with a wide range of interested parties including schools, businesses, delivery organisations, Local Authorities and other stakeholders, to help facilitate and deliver a broad and inspiring range of activities and events.

You should be able to demonstrate that you have:

You must be able to work under pressure and demonstrate strong commitment to deliver quality services. You should be able to fully use Microsoft Office Suite; be self-motivated with a flexible and positive approach to work which may require occasional out of normal office hours work.

This post will be based in Crawley and will involve frequent travel throughout West Sussex.

The Council is happy to consider part-time hours for the right candidate (no less than 30 hours per week).

Employee benefits:

In return, we offer a generous employee benefits package, with a range of discounts, benefits and wellbeing incentives to suit everyone.

Our way of working:

Our shared values and behaviours reflect the special nature of our council. We encourage all colleagues to put them into practice, whatever job they do. Take a look to see if we are the perfect match.

To apply:

Please click on the 'Apply Now' button above or the ‘Application Form’ link at the bottom of the page to complete your application online. Please ensure that the reference details you supply are for your current or most recent employer and that any gaps in employment are covered on your application form.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role please contact Caroline Wood, Director, Coastal West Sussex Partnership on 07713 092 103 or email who is leading on this project with Crawley Borough Council.

Closing date: 15 September 2019
Proposed interview date: 24 & 25 September 2019
Please quote reference: EES21


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Human Resources & Organisational Development
Town Hall
The Boulevard
West Sussex RH10 1UZ

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West Sussex RH10 1UZ

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