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VACANCY - NextGen Creative Skills Hub Programme Manager

We are looking to recruit an experienced Programme Manager to head our NextGen Creative Skills Hub in London!

NextGen Skills Academy (NextGen) is an industry-led education initiative that develops future generations of talent for the Games, Animation and VFX industries. We are looking to recruit an experienced Programme Manager to head our NextGen Creative Skills Hub in London. Job details:

  • Job type: Fixed term contract (approx. 22 months, till end of March 2024)
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Location: Remote with requirements to visit employer/training providers in Greater London area
  • Salary: £45,000 per annum
  • 25 days holiday per year
  • Auto-enrolment in company pension
  • Applications close 27th May 2022
The NextGen Creative Skills Hub is funded by the Greater London Authority (GLA) as part of the Mayor’s Academies Programme.

As part of the Mayor of London’s Creative Academy we are partnering with the Greater London Authority (GLA) to deliver the NextGen Creative Skills Hub to address the skills issues of the Games, Animation and VFX industries in London. The NextGen Creative Skills Hub will bring together training providers and employers to provide high-quality training pathways into work, with a focus on supporting under-represented groups. The Hub will promote existing and initiate new taster sessions, courses and bootcamps which will take place both in person and remotely.

The Programme Manager will develop training that addresses industry skills needs with employers and the NextGen team. They will play an active role in promoting these activities to maximise participation, with a focus on reaching under-represented groups within the creative industries. Working with our Senior Management Team you will plan programmes and support our training provider partners to deliver this training and activities.

If this sounds like the role for you then please download the full Job Description and Person Specification here: NextGen Creative Skills Hub Programme Manager: Job Description

To apply

Please submit a CV and covering letter clearly stating how your skills and experience meet the requirements of the role to recruitment@nextgenskillsacademy.com by 27th May 2022. Please submit your application at your earliest convenience as will be reviewing applications as they are received.

NextGen is committed to diversity and equality of opportunity in all aspects of our work. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented groups such as returning parents or carers who are re-entering after a career break, women, people who are LGBTQ+, Black, Asian and people of colour, with a disability, impairment, learning difference or long-term condition, with caring responsibilities, from different nations and regions, from a less advantaged socio-economic background as well as any other under-represented group.