Project Manager (Aspirations)

Location: Tonbridge with extensive travel across Kent
Reports to: Managing Director
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: £30,000
Contract: Permanent
Closing Date: Mon 17-Apr 2017

Runway Training was established in 2008 as a provider specialising in adult literacy and numeracy. Today we offer a wide range of courses and deliver across Kent and the wider South East. To date, we have helped in excess of 10,000 learners achieve nationally-recognised qualifications, enabling them to develop the skills they require to achieve their goals.

The Project Manager will be responsible in assisting with the smooth running of a new Big Lottery Fund (BLF)/European Social Fund (ESF) Building Better Opportunities (BBO) funded service. This service is designed to increase wellbeing, resilience and skills, and to provide a pathway to work, volunteering or work-like activities for people who have had mental health issues which have been a barrier to work. Aspirations for Life, will include partners from the voluntary sector, arts, sports and community groups and will be delivered across Kent and East Sussex.

This role will ensure that literacy and numeracy support and activities are compliant with the aims of the service. The post holder will ensure frequent and effective communication between partners and staff members located in remote offices by developing and implementing procedures around this. The Project Manager will line manage a full-time Functional Skills Support Worker and coordinate any additional staff required for this project. Monitoring and evaluating the services will be a big part of this role. You will be responsible for shaping service delivery, building strong relationships with partners and maintaining Runway Training’s strong reputation.

To request an application pack including Job Description and Person Specification please contact Thomas Harrison on 01732 402 402 or at For a hard copy application pack, please write to us at:-

Aspirations Dept.
Runway Training
190 High Street
Tonbridge, Kent TN9 1BE

Runway Training is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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