BOOST (EDI) Project Manager (KTP ASSOCIATE), Manchester Metropolitan University

Location: Manchester All Saints Campus
Faculty / Function: Business & Law
Closing Date: 2 July 2024
Contract Type: fixed term
Contracted Hours per week: 35

The role:

An exciting opportunity has become available to work full time for two years on a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Southway Housing Trust, Greater Manchester Housing Providers (GMHP), and Manchester Metropolitan University. You will develop BOOST: an industry-first programme that will facilitate cultural and organisational change so that ethnically diverse colleagues can progress and thrive in leadership roles. BOOST will enable Southway and GMHP to achieve their aim of becoming sector leading diverse employers.

Working with support from academics at Manchester Metropolitan University and staff at Southway and the wider GMHP partnership, you will co-ordinate and help to lead the next phase in the BOOST programme. The BOOST Project Manager has a critical role in co-ordinating the partners involved in BOOST, managing and driving the BOOST programme and delivering aspects of the project. This includes co-ordinating a Movement of Change, Disruptive Mentoring programme and change projects that enable ethnically diverse colleagues to progress and thrive in up to 24 housing providers. They also lead on project monitoring and supporting Manchester Metropolitan University to evaluate and research the programme.

The BOOST Project Manager is employed by Manchester Metropolitan University as a KTP Associate and seconded to Southway Housing Trust where they work day-to-day as part of the Human Resource Management Team. They will be intensively developed as an innovator, attending Innovate UK residentials, developing a bespoke training programme supported by a generous professional development budget and learning on-the-job with a senior group of professionals. As you will be working with GMHP partners, there is an expectation that you will be travelling frequently across the Greater Manchester region.

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