Programme Manager - Growing Support

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World Wide Fund for Nature

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Woking, United Kingdom

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20 days ago

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Programme Manager - Growing Support

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This is a UK based contract and as such, you are required to have the Right to Work in the UK. Evidence of your Right to Work will be checked prior to interview

As the world’s largest independent conservation organisation, we are working to achieve the triple challenge of restoring nature, tackling dangerous climate change and supporting sustainable development. To succeed, it is important that we have effective systems and processes in place. This is where your skills are needed as the Programme Manager responsible for our Growing Support Goal.
The objectives of the Growing Support Goal are to increase our income, grow our supporter base, inspire our supporters to act with us, form transformational partnerships and enhance our brand as a leading voice on nature and climate change.
This Programme Manager role sits in our Strategic Planning and Performance Unit which works with colleagues across the organisation to drive delivery of the five strategic goals that constitute our strategy.

As Programme Manager you will lead the process to create the annual plan for the Growing Support Goal , monitoring progress against it and working with project managers to ensure projects meet objectives and achieve deliverables. You will ensure that effective risk and issue management is in place. You will drive efficiency and simplicity in our processes and encourage best programme management practice. You will oversee the budget for the Goal, and work closely with the finance team to guarantee effective financial planning, forecasting and reporting. You will support the rollout of Asana (a project management tool) to help manage delivery.
To join the team changing the world you will be an experienced project manager, ideally with a recognised qualification, such as PRINCE2. You will have an in-depth understanding of project and programme management methodologies and be able to plan, manage and deliver complex projects. Comfortable managing a programme team, you will possess excellent interpersonal skills and be a confident communicator who is effective at managing stakeholders and enjoys supporting colleagues. Good at prioritising, you will be comfortable multi-tasking and meeting deadlines. You will also have lean and change management experience.

If you would like to save our planet and can help us achieve maximum impact through planning and performance excellence, we would love to hear from you. Please click on the link and apply via our website by submitting a copy of your up-to-date CV and Supporting Statement to highlight what makes you a good fit for us.

Every role at WWF is open to applications from all sections of society. We believe in the potential of everyone regardless of; sex, race, religion or belief, ethnic origin, different physical ability, family structure, socio-economics, age, nationality or citizenship, marital, domestic or civil partnership, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other aspect that makes you, well you. Here at WWF, we are committed to conscious inclusion that helps cultivate an ethos of belonging, connection and shared purpose. We believe that the more diverse we are the better we become; this brings us together and empowers us to develop, engage and inspire; and critically to help build a future where people can live in harmony with nature.

Our policies and benefits reflect the importance of people being able to have a good work-life balance and being able to bring their ‘full self’ to work.

Our world needs you like never before. We are the first generation to know we are destroying the world and we could be the last that can do anything about it. We are looking for people who are passionate about making it politically, socially and economically unacceptable to destroy our planet’s natural resources. We need you to join us in the fight for our world.