Programme Manager

Full time, Edinburgh, c£32,000

We are looking for a confident, experienced individual with excellent analytical skills, a commitment to creating social change and a desire to help others succeed.

You will contribute to the successful delivery of the Social Entrepreneurs Fund, using excellent judgment skills to filter and assess applications in line with the Fund’s criteria, and provide recommendations to an independent panel.

Your role will require excellent communication skills, as it will involve direct contact with applicants at various stages in their respective journeys, supporting them to put their ideas into action.

You should be able to demonstrate a solid understanding of a range of business models, and the challenges faced by new enterprises. You will be expected to contribute with creative ideas to increase the reach and availability of the fund to people from all areas and backgrounds. Ideally you will have prior experience working with startups and/or social enterprises, as well as a track record of building relationships across the third, private and public sectors.

The role is fast-paced and you will work with a caseload of projects at different levels of development, so the ability to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines is essential.

To apply, download the full job description, application form and equal opportunities form below. Submit your complete application pack by 9am on Monday 10 April to

Interview date: Tuesday 18 and Friday 21 April

Job Description & Person Specification

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