Interim Programme Manager


Are you passionate about making a difference to the lives of young people?  UK Youth has an exciting new opportunity for an Interim Programme Manager.

UK Youth is a leading national charity that empowers young people to take control of their lives and reach their potential.

We are looking for an experienced and motivated Interim Programme Manager to join our National Programmes Team.  You will manage a portfolio of our inspiring programmes that give young people the skills they need to grow into confident and capable adults who lead fulfilling lives. 

Our projects tackle widespread issues and range from music and sport engagement, coding, social action, road safety, financial education and employability.  Our partners and funders include Global Radio, Microsoft, UPS, Starbucks, The Big Lottery Fund, Sport England and Cabinet Office.

You will have experience of leading large-scale national projects from implementation and delivery to monitoring and evaluation.  You will have led and motivated teams, have excellent stakeholder engagement and communication skills.  You will have the ability to analyse data and develop reports, work under pressure and have a flexible and adaptable style.  You will be target driven, proactive and creative.  Above all, you will have an interest in changing young people’s lives for the better.

At UK Youth we constantly strive to innovate, seek new ways of doing things and become more efficient. As a progressive charity with strong corporate relationships and a passion for social enterprise, you will be well placed to assist the development of cutting edge new programmes and evidence driven ideas.  

Salary:  £35k - £40kpa (pro rata) - commensurate with experience

Contract: 7 months fixed term, to start 5th September 2016

Hours:   Full time, 37.5 hpw

Location:   London based

Benefits:   Pension, generous holiday allowance and life insurance


To apply for this position please apply online with a CV together with a supporting statement to  Please ensure that your application addresses the key requirements of the role.

Closing Date: 24 July 2016

First Round Interviews:  28 July 2016


Download the appointment brief for full details of the role and person specification.  You are also invited to complete and return the diversity monitoring form. The information on the form will be treated as confidential, and used for statistical purposes. The form will not be treated as part of the application.

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