Lead Programme Manager: Business Innovation

Design Council
London (Central), London (Greater)
Up to £45,000 plus benefits
18 Dec 2020
17 Jan 2021
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Lead Programme Manager on a 12 month fixed term contract to join our expanding Delivery team at Design Council.

Design Council is an independent charity with a purpose to make life better by Design. Our vision is a world where the role and value of design is recognised as a fundamental creator of value, enabling happier, healthier and safer lives for all.

The Delivery team is expanding to support delivery of a range of innovative programmes with an ambitious goal to reach at least 500 businesses with design support over the next 2 years to enable and inspire our clients to create and deliver better places.

As part of our team, you will lead our business innovation work, part of our Design for Good Business programme, with the unique opportunity of working with our network of leading UK experts on some of the country’s most exciting projects

You will have a degree qualification or demonstrable experience in design /design leadership, significant experience of successfully leading, developing and managing complex multiple programmes with the ability to design programmes of support business.   Strong commercial acumen and a track record of developing commercial products that have proven success in the market place are essential to this role. 

We value inclusion, equality and diversity and we know that we can only design better for all, when we bring together people from different backgrounds and perspectives.  Therefore, we are actively recruiting for a diversity of candidates that reflects the ‘all’ of the society we are designing with and for. We can offer options to work from home, flexible working, or compressed hours or other adjustments. 

We live in a shifting world where design can make a real difference to all of us within it. If you have an appetite to make this change, we’d love to hear from you.  Please send a cover letter and CV before the advertised closing date outlining your suitability for the role.