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Bankside Skills Academy Project Manager

Better Bankside

About this role

Bankside Skills Academy is the new name for Better Bankside’s Events Academy, which has directly involved over 100 students since 2008.

We are looking for a Bankside Skills Academy Project Manager to lead up to eight students, aged 16-21 years, as they participate in this work experience programme, supporting them in every aspect of their professional and personal development. This includes liaising with local businesses to develop a series of skills-based workshops for the students and ensuring that they deliver a successful event on time, to budget and on brief.

Now in its eleventh year, this award-winning initiative is aimed at helping young people to develop key skills for their future. It is a unique work experience scheme, giving 16-21 year olds who live and/or study in Southwark the opportunity to spend a summer doing real work in real workplaces, gaining new skills and learning about a variety of business sectors and careers.

Person description

The ideal candidate will have solid experience of working with young people aged 16-21, an understanding of the key skills required for employment, as well as some experience of project and/or event management and planning.

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th June 2019. The successful candidate needs to be available for a handover day with the current role holder on Monday 24th, Tuesday 25th or Wednesday 26th June, and to start in the role from the week commencing Monday 1st July.

How to apply

For more information on the role download the job description and email your CV and a covering letter along with a completed equal opportunities form to Rahima Begum on by 5pm on Monday 17th June 2019. If you would like to discuss the role before applying, please contact Rachel Nicholson, Corporate Responsibility Manager: [email protected] or 020 7929 2998

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This notice was posted on Tuesday 11 June 2019
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