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Director of Programmes

We have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding leader with exceptional programme management skills, in the role of Director of Programmes.

The closing date for this role is noon on Monday, 28 January 2019.

Director of Programmes

The Centre for Ageing Better is a charity, funded by an endowment from the Big Lottery Fund. We believe that more people living longer represents a huge opportunity for society, and we are working to create a society where everyone enjoys a good later life. 

About us 

We want more people to be in fulfilling work, in good health, living in safe, accessible homes and connected communities. By focussing on those approaching later life and at risk of missing out, we will create lasting change in society. We are bold and innovative in our approach to improving later lives. We work in partnership with a diverse range of organisations, and as a part of the What Works network, we are grounded in evidence.   

About this role 

Reporting to the Chief Executive, the Director of Programmes will deliver a set of integrated programmes of activities which are informed by evidence and focused on impact. Leading a highly motivated and effective team, you will ensure programmes are coordinated across the organisation through a matrix approach. As a member of the Executive Team, you will also contribute to corporate leadership and management of the organisation.  

About you 

The successful candidate will bring a senior-level track record of designing, managing and delivering large programmes with impact. Candidates will bring outstanding leadership skills and experience of working within a matrix environment. You will have exceptional programme management skills and the abilities to build partnerships with a range of stakeholders, able to demonstrate a commitment to our vision, mission and values. 

How to apply

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the Centre for Ageing Better on this appointment. 

For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference AADAJB. 

Applications should be received by noon on Monday, 28 January 2019.

Flexible working options will be supported.

Director of Programmes appointment brief