Partnership Manager

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Employment Related Services

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  • Salary:

    £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Lesley Price

  • Contact email:

  • Contact phone:

    01225 805080

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  • Published:

    almost 2 years ago

  • Duration:

    12 weeks temp to perm

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  • Start date:


  • Consultant:


Partnership Manager 
Region : Bournemouth
Temp to Perm 
£ 30000 per annum ( £ 16.48 per hour   35 hour week  ) 

Following the successful award of the Building Better Opportunities Grant, my clinet , a National Charity , has  a position available to join a dynamic team, working across the whole of the Dorset Region to support participants to move towards and into employment. 

The  project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.  The project will run  until 31st December 2019. 

My client is seeking : 
A competent Partnership Manager who will have responsibility for supporting a supply chain to ensure the quality, compliance and project delivery is achieved across the partnership, on a project that is part funded by the European Social Fund in conjunction with the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund on Building Better Opportunities in Dorset.

Job Purpose
  • To provide partnership management ensuring the participant/partner and stakeholders needs are
  • Ensuring performance measures and all necessary interventions with partners and stakeholders are carried out
  • Supporting with the initial engagement and roll out of the UCan project in Dorset
  • Guiding and supporting people through periods of change

Key Accountabilities
  • Experience of supporting partners driven by targets
  • Ability to adapt to change and manage change throughout a partnership structure
  • Experience of working with partners that deliver services to adults within a worklessness environment
  • Build and maintain strong provider relationship(s) and trust
  • Strong written communication skills (able to write objectively and concisely) to produce professional, unambiguous reports and documents
  • Track, analyse and improve provider performance in participant recruitment, project preparation and project delivery
  • Use Management Information to analyse provider performance to enable accurate and effective contract performance management
  • Build, develop and maintain purposeful and constructive relationships with stakeholders to maximise referrals and therefore income 
Essential Criteria
  • High level of competency using Excel
  • Excellent IT skills using the full range of Microsoft Office
  • Able to develop and maintain strong relationships with Management
  • Drive and ability to work in a fast paced environment with a proven track record of achieving desired outcomes and a demonstrated ability to exceed targets
  • The ability to oversee robust processes and controls
  • Highly developed planning, coordination, administration, organisational, communication and time management skills
  • Demonstrate sound judgement and composure, and the confidence to provide feedback
  • Reliable, dependent and committed, holding personal values appropriate to the charitable status of the organisation
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Highly Analytical

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