Programme Manager, New Co-operative Ventures


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Co-operatives UK has received funding from https://www.opensocietyfoundations.org to support a project and we are looking for a person with sector specific skills and knowledge to lead it. Please send onto people you think have the skills and a passion for our sector.

Programme Manager | New Co-operative Ventures
12 Months fixed term contract
35 Hours per week. Flexible working arrangements will be considered
c. £29,260 - £34,425 (DOE) + plus great benefits

We are seeking an entrepreneurial doer to lead on the formation of innovative funding models and targeted support interventions for emerging co-operative ventures, focusing primarily on the technology sector.

This new, one year fixed term role would suit someone passionate about innovation management and entrepreneurship, alongside a keen interest in co-operative models, social finance and technology.

The role focuses on advancing Co-operatives UK’s efforts to grow the co-operative economy, centered on emerging innovations associated with technology – specifically platform co‑operatives, worker-tech and wider decentralised operating models.

We are a flexible and inclusive employer, offering a great benefits package including: 33 days annual leave (including public holidays), plus a generous contributory pension scheme with an employer’s contribution, and critical illness cover.

Our office is based in Manchester City Centre. However the role is flexible with frequent travel to Manchester and London.

Interviews will be held on the 25th, 26th and 27th of March.