Programme Manager (Housing)

Location: London

Salary: £47,000 per annum

Employment type: Permanent

Department: Policy and External Affairs

Division: Research and Evaluation

Hours per week: 35

About us

Crisis is the national charity for people facing homelessness. We know that homelessness is not inevitable. We know that together we can end it.
Through our pioneering research into the causes and consequences of homelessness and the solutions to it, we know what it will take to end it, together, in our lifetimes.

About the role 
Crisis is looking for a Programme Manager to lead the successful delivery of an exciting new programme of work about the role of housing in ending homelessness. Playing a central coordination role across the organisation, you will lead on project management, and overseeing the delivery of Crisis’ work on housing and housing-led solutions to homelessness. This will include working closely with colleagues in the Policy and External Affairs department, Client Services and Innovation and Enterprise teams.  A big part of the role will be setting up and managing a lived experience panel which will play a central part in designing the solutions and recommendations for the housing programme.

About you
We want someone who is passionate and knowledgeable about the vital role housing should play in ending homelessness. The successful candidate must have strong project management skills and experience and/or knowledge of delivering or coordinating multiple, target-driven programmes simultaneously. This is a great opportunity for someone who likes building strong relationships and ensuring people who are have experience of homelessness are at the heart of the work.

We believe diversity is a strength and our aim is to make sure that Crisis truly reflects the communities we serve. We are actively working towards our organisation being a place where everyone can thrive and make their best contribution to our mission of ending homelessness for good. We know that the more perspectives, voices and experiences we can bring to this work, the better. We particularly welcome applications from people who have lived experience of homelessness. ​​​​​​​

Working at Crisis

As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:

  • Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy 
  • Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5% 
  • 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days 

Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career. When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation. 

How to apply

If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.

Closing date: Wednesday 10th November 2021 (at 23:59)


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