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We are a London Living Wage employer and have achieved the gold standard Investors in People award

We have about 30 staff and offer a range of employment benefits as well as the opportunity to work for a well known and respected non profit organisation.

Connect Hackney Performance and Programme Manager (Salary: £40,000 Salary band: £38-40,000; professional level 3 Full time: 35 hours per week: Permanent contract (programme ends March 2021)

Role subject to 6 month probationary period and 1 month notice period.

We are looking for an experienced manager to embed an appropriate performance management framework across the Connect Hackney programme, that will also apply to the projects that we commission.  Working in a small team of four, the Performance and Programme Manager will support the delivery of day-to-day operational functions and ensure that our performance management function continues to be linked to programme learning and development.

This is a new role within the team and the successful postholder will be used to working in a busy and varied role, where flexibility is important.  This role will also be required to deputise for the Programme Director as appropriate, so the ability to work collaboratively with a range of stakeholders is essential. This is an interesting role, with the potential to develop some exciting areas of project work with stakeholders (working directly with people aged 50 plus), delivery providers and other members of the Connect Hackney team; to ensure that Connect Hackney is improving the wellbeing of people aged over 50 by preventing loneliness and isolation.

The closing date for applications for this post is 12pm noon on the 23rd February 2018.  Please note that interviews for this post will take place on the 6th of March 2018.

Connect Hackney is funded by the Big Lottery Fund’s, Ageing Better Programme.

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Hackney CVS can pride itself in having very professional staff dedicated to realising the aims of the organisation. There were many examples of colleagues helping each other and sharing knowledge and skills to support clients and contribute to the plans of the organisation.

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