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Programme Manager

Job Type: 
Full-time
Salary: 
£31,479 + £3,000 London Weighting
Contract: 
Permanent
Holidays: 
25 days + Christmas Break
Location: 
London Office
Remote Available

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The Living Wage Foundation has an exciting opportunity to join our dynamic team as a Programme Manager. We are looking for a highly motivated and organised individual with the ability to build relationships with employers to grow the Living Wage network, to develop projects that will grow our accreditations schemes and proactively influence change.

  • Build and manage relationships with employers to support them to pay the real Living Wage and seek accreditation.

  • Create, develop and employ the tools and knowledge available to inform and advise employers on implementing the Living Wage throughout their organisation.

  • Communicate evidence for change to influence key stakeholders to become Living Wage employers, recognised Service Providers or Living Wage Funders and to champion the Living Wage to their networks.

  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of our work to refine our strategy and deliver projects in an efficient way.

Main Responsibilities

Relationship Management

  • Build and manage relationships with employers and employer networks to promote and grow the Living Wage.

  • Identify and develop strategic partnerships with a range of stakeholders including project partners and funders to support the Foundation’s work.

  • Represent the organisation effectively to external audiences in meetings and events to promote the business and reputational benefits of the Living Wage.

Accreditation and Recognition

  • Provide a high-quality client experience for employers that are interested in the Living Wage and provide timely advice and guidance on how to implement the Living Wage to support their accreditation.

  • Process accreditations, recognitions and renewals whilst developing and improving appropriate CRM systems, including Salesforce.

  • Keep up to date on latest Living Wage policy issues and support development and communication of Living Wage criteria to ensure that the Living Wage Foundation is responsive to the needs of employees and employers.

Project Management

  • Develop and implement strategies to grow accreditations in specific sectors and regions to deliver the Living Wage Foundation’s business plan objectives.

  • Lead on projects to promote and grow Living Wage accreditations and develop the quality of service offered.

  • Manage bespoke budgets and identify opportunities to grow income.

  • Monitor and evaluate the impact of projects and provide reports to Head of Operations and Director.

People Management

  • Line manage and support the development of direct reports to deliver business plan objectives.

  • Support the training and induction of team members and work collaboratively with the wider team to ensure that we are meeting the expectations of our network and stakeholders.

  • Work with Citizens UK community organisers, members and leaders to promote civic engagement with and ownership of the Living Wage campaign.

Communications and Events

  • Organise employer events to celebrate and grow our network of Living Wage employers, including playing an active role in the delivery of Living Wage Week every year

  • Collate case studies and examples of best practice to develop materials and promote the Living Wage.

  • Support the development of the Foundation’s presence on social media and website.

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Deadline to apply: 
Monday, January 24, 2022 (All day)

For more about the Living Wage Foundation and Citizens UK please visit www.livingwage.org.uk and www.citizensuk.org.