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We provide what young people need most today: employability skills and the confidence to succeed

We believe in creating a working environment that is as inspiring and satisfying as the job that we do; a place where your creativity and ideas are listened to and are implemented.

Our organisational values:

  • Unlocking Potential: Recognising and developing the potential of all, in our organisation, in the young people we champion and the stakeholders we work with.
  • One Team – Working together to achieve our goals.
  • Enterprising and Resilient –Embracing change, innovating, adapting and reacting to challenges and opportunities.
  • Creating Great Impact. Aiming to create the biggest impact on young people and their educators.

To develop and grow the team we’re always looking for new people to join us in inspiring the next generation of young people.

Young Enterprise is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

 

Available Vacancies:

 

Project Manager

Grade 5 – salary up to £ 33,500 pa

Full time – 2 Years Fixed Term Contract 

Based in London

This is an important Project Management role that will be the driving force in the continuing implementation and delivery of the LifeSavers project (www.lifesavers.co.uk).

The successful candidate will be operationally, politically and commercially astute with considerable operational and financial skills and should be able to demonstrate their success in complex project management alongside an understanding of the challenges that face educational settings. They will have the ability to think strategically and analytically, and be able to make quick and appropriate decisions to ensure the continuity of the project.

Main responsibilities will include overall project management, content development, line management, event management, communications, monitoring and evaluation.

The successful candidate will have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, the ability to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of key individuals and partner organisations, manage expectations and actively respond to their differing needs. 

A previous track record of delivering a project on time and within budget is critical.

To apply please send your current CV and appropriate covering letter to eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk by no later than midday on Monday 27th February.

Interviews will take place in London on Wednesday 8th March.

 

Job Description

 

Project Manager

Grade 5 – salary up to £ 32,500 pa

Full time – 18 month fixed term contract

Based in London

This is an important Project Management role that will be the driving force in the continuing implementation and delivery of projects designed to improve the financial capability of children and young people across England and the UK.

The successful candidate will be operationally, politically and commercially astute with considerable operational and financial skills and should be able to demonstrate their success in complex project management alongside an understanding of the challenges that face educational settings.

They will have the ability to think strategically and analytically, and be able to make quick and appropriate decisions to ensure the continuity of the project.

A previous track record of delivering projects on time and within budget is critical.

Please send your current CV and appropriate covering letter to eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk by no later than midday on Friday 10th March.

This advert may close early if a suitable candidate is found before the advertised closing date is reached.

 

Job Description

 

Young Enterprise Manager – Leeds

Full time position – 37.5 hours per week

Salary in the region £21,060 – £24,441 per annum

Working from Home with frequent travel

This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to make a difference to young people’s lives. The role will focus mainly on promoting, selling and delivering activity in schools and colleges in Leeds. You will be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with local schools and colleges as well as working closely with our volunteers and business advisers. The successful applicant will be a confident speaker, able to run workshops and presentations and be confident in promoting our unique programmes.

You will need to have the ability to be mobile across the entire area and the nature of the job would probably preclude the use of public transport.

The interviews will take place on Friday 24 of March in Leeds.

*Please note that due to travel requirements of the role we are looking for candidates based within the advertised area.

Young Enterprise is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

To apply please send your CV and a Cover Letter to eirini.kapsala@y-e.org.uk by midday Friday 10 of March the latest.

 

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