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Grade: Band D £29,793 – £41,718 (Subject to Job Evaluation)

Directly responsible to: VRU Programme Manager

Full time fixed term contract ending 31st March 2022

Location: Office of the Police and Crime Commissioners in West Midlands

Closing Date: 12 noon Friday 18th June 2021, interviews to take place virtually w/c 28th June

The Violence Reduction Unit is an alliance of organisations working together to reduce violence within the West Midlands. We are seeking a Programme Coordinator to come and join the Unit, hosted by the Police and Crime Commissioner. This role is a fixed term contract ending 31 March 2022.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone passionate about violence reduction and prevention, with experience of coordinating projects or programmes within a grant funded landscape.  You should have extensive experience in supporting business transformation projects in multi-agency partnerships in either the statutory or voluntary sector, and be able to demonstrate ability to work with project leads to track progress, identify risk and opportunities.

You will be skilled in supporting the implementation of performance management frameworks and project / business planning and administration processes, and will have a good understanding of project and programme management methodologies and documentation. You will be able to work To work as part of the VRU’s programme management and coordination team to facilitate internal grant governance and oversight processes; taking responsibility for key coordination and administration processes and tasks.

You will be required to work as part of a local and a regional team, and in a range of multi-agency settings. You must be able to work well with a range of professionals, building authentic and effective relationships in order to respond to the WM Violence Reduction Unit Strategic Needs Assessment and the broader VRU priorities. You will be expected to attend a range of multi-agency forums and meetings and be confident in presenting information verbally in those settings, as well as through the production of high quality written reports.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and the VRU is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from individuals of all backgrounds. Applicants must be able to demonstrate a good understanding of diversity and human rights, and a personal commitment to promoting diversity and racial equality. This role is politically restricted.

For more information about the Violence Reduction Unit visit: https://westmidlands-vru.org/. For an informal confidential conversation in relation to this post please contact Carl Binns by e-mailing: wmpcc@west-midlands.pnn.police.uk

The closing date for applications is 12 noon, Friday 18th June 2021. Interviews are planned to take place virtually on w/c 28th June.

Please note we do not accept CV’s. To download an application form and information pack please visit: www.westmidlands-pcc.gov.uk/your-commissioner/working-for-the-police-and-crime-commissioner or telephone 0121 626 6060.

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VRU Programme Coordinator – Job Description
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