Role: Youth Violence Prevention Programme Manager Birmingham
Directly responsible to: Head of Strategic Partnership Funding and Sector Development
Location: Remote/Office Based
Full time 12 months fixed term contract, secondments welcomed
Closing Date: Monday 31 January 2022

We are seeking to appoint a Youth Violence Prevention Programme Manager to lead on the development and delivery of evidence-based strategies, programmes and projects, working collaboratively with partners with a specific focus on reducing the harm and impact of youth violence in Birmingham. The role will be based with Birmingham Voluntary Sector Council and be matrix managed by BVSC, Birmingham City Council and West Midlands Violence Reduction Unit.

Do you have experience of working in and around the criminal justice system, and are you passionate about violence reduction and prevention? Have you worked with communities in either the statutory or voluntary sector, and are you passionate about the public health approach to preventing and reducing violence with a commitment to sustainability and long term problem solving? You will be skilled at developing long-lasting and effective strategic partnerships, and have an excellent knowledge of the place you work in, and an understanding of the systems operating in that space. You will be able to demonstrate experience and success in systems change and navigating complex partnerships.

You need to be able to work independently, whilst also being an excellent team player. You will be required to work as part of a local and a regional team, and in a range of multi-agency settings. You will be expected to lead a range of multi-agency forums and meetings, and be skilled at influencing change and managing complex processes.

The West Midlands is a vibrant and diverse part of the country and we are committed to equality and diversity and welcome 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.

BVSC 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 commitment to the values which sit at the heart of all BVSC activity:

Commitment - Supporting positive change through passion, innovation and social action.

Collaboration - Connecting individuals and organisations to work together to improve people’s lives.

Inclusion - Empowering everyone to get involved in creating a fair and equitable Birmingham.

Integrity - Building trust through transparently working in the interests of our sector and our citizens.

For more information about the Violence Reduction Unit click here.

The closing date for applications is Monday 31st January 2022 at 10am Interviews are planned to take place on Friday 4th February 2022.

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

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