Children & Young People Project Development Manager

£41,200 per annum plus London Weighting (if applicable)
18 Apr 2012
01 May 2012
Full Time
Contract Type

Victim Support is the national charity helping over 1.75 million people affected by crime every year. As we face the challenges and opportunities of developing and delivering our services nationwide, we are looking for outstanding people to drive the organisation forward.

Children and Young People Project Development Manager

12 Months Fix Term Contract

£41,200 per annum plus London Weighting (if applicable)

Occasional Travel

You will manage a programme of activities focused on developing Victim Support’s strategic approach and services to children and young people. You will also develop appropriate service guidance and policy and support the growth of our youth volunteer base.

The successful candidate will have experience of successfully developing and delivering services for children and young people, and will have a consistent record of achievement in a senior role within a service-driven organisation of comparable size, scope and complexity. You will also have a consistent record of successful financial and resource management.

It is also essential that you have the ability to provide visible inspiring and supportive leadership, lead organisational and cultural change and the ability to respond positively to both external and internal pressures. We also ask that you have a relevant degree and/or substantial management experience at a senior level and evidence of successfully delivering projects for children and young people, as well as evidence of Continuous Professional Development and the ability to advise on current affairs relating to children and young people.

In return we offer a non-contributory pension scheme, flexible working, 25 days (pro rata) annual leave entitlement and the opportunity to play a key role in a national charity providing world-class services to victims and witnesses of crime.

Please click on the apply button to obtain the application pack on our website Link)

You will need to submit a supporting statement together with your latest CV to or via post to the address cited in the application pack.
If you would like to discuss the role further then please call 0207 268 0268.

Closing date for applications is 5pm, Tuesday, 1 May 2012.

Victim Support takes pride in being a diverse organisation, enriched by the participation of all individuals and communities.

Diversity matters and we value it.