Programme Manager: Transforming the Private Rented Sector

The Nationwide Foundation

Location UK

Position Full time 35 hours per week

Salary £39,000 - £44,000

Application deadline 30 June 2021

Grant management (30%)

  • Lead and co-ordinate delivery of the Transforming the Private Rented Sector (TPRS) programme to identify suitable recipients of funding and assess applications for funding.
  • Supporting grant-holders and manage grants in accordance with good grant-making practice.
  • Support delivery partners to develop associated monitoring and evaluation frameworks and systems
  • Deliver the highest level of good grant-making practices, value for money and a portfolio of grants that meets the Foundation’s risk appetite.

Programme management (70%)

  • Develop the programme’s theory of change and ensure robust monitoring and evaluation of the TPRS programme .
  • Identify and develop strategic relationships and partnerships with key stakeholders including voluntary and statutory bodies, think tanks, academic institutions, and service delivery organisations. Identifying and commissioning activities, research and partnerships which will deliver on the TPRS priorities
  • Develop and maintain expertise in the private rented sector to ensure external credibility and utilise this expertise to inform the Foundation’s direction and messages.
  • Act as a source of private renting policy expertise for colleagues across the organisation, proactively briefing on key policy developments.
  • In consultation with the Foundation’s Communications, Policy and Public Affairs team, influence policy and practice by sharing learning from the grant portfolio and developing the influencing plan for the TPRS programme.
  • Lead horizon scanning to identify proactive and reactive influencing opportunities, and deliver this activity, in partnership with internal and external colleagues.
  • Working closely with the Foundation’s Communications, Policy and Public Affairs team, be accountable for delivering the influencing plan and associated activities to influence policy and practice in relation to the TPRS programme. This will include:
  • Building and maintaining relationships with Nationwide contacts and external stakeholders (including government, specialists in programme area, academics, influencers, opinion formers).
  • Championing key messages to stakeholders, via suitable channels including social media, press, policy positions and direct communications to achieve the strategic outcome for the allocated programme area.
  • Arrange and host events / meetings / roundtables to convene key stakeholders to further the success of the strategic outcome for the allocated programme area at events.
  • Establishing coalitions, where appropriate.
  • With the support of the Foundation’s Communications, Policy and Public Affairs team, lead on responding to policy proposals, government consultations, drafting speaker notes and other material.
To apply

For full details of the skills and experience we are looking for and to apply see here:  Vacancies – Nationwide Foundation

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