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Job vacancy: Senior Project Manager

12 Jul 2022|12:23

Senior Project Manager


£33,000 - £35,200 includes 10% London weighting

Hours: Full-time
Contract Type: Permanent


Programme Management Office

Reports to: Head of Programmes
Responsible for: Project Manager and Programme Assistant
Location: London

About us

nasen (National Association for Special Educational Needs) is a membership charity organisation that supports all education practitioners. We provide Continuing Professional Development (CPD), resources, advice, information and much more to enable all staff to meet the needs of all their pupils.

About Whole School SEND

The Whole School SEND (WSS) Consortium is part of a growing member community committed to improving provision and outcomes for children and young people with SEND.  The work of the consortium is based on the principle that the knowledge and expertise needed to develop the workforce already exists in the system and that knowledge exchange can occur through effective collaboration.

From 2016 to 2022, the Department for Education funded the Whole School SEND Consortium to build capacity in the system through a strategic, school-led, review-based approach.  We have recently been awarded the DfE’s ‘Universal SEND Services’ contract which runs from 2022-25, and in the delivery of which our Regional SEND Leaders play a crucial role.

Since its inception in 2016, the WSS member community has grown to more than 20,000 schools, practitioners, policy influencers, charitable organisations, parents, children and young people. It has brought together key stakeholder organisations from across the SEND community and encouraged collaboration between them.

About the role

nasen is looking to recruit an experienced Senior Project Manager to coordinate and manage the delivery of projects across nasen. You will be responsible for the effective and efficient project management across multiple contract strands and projects.

The successful candidate will have experience in managing a large programme and/or multiple projects at the same time, preferably in the delivery of public sector contracts. They will bring an energetic and can-do approach with values closely aligned to those of nasen.

The nature of this post may require the incumbent to travel and occasionally work away from their place of regular employment. From time to time this may require overnight accommodation.

A full job description for this role is attached.

Application process

To apply for the role, please send your CV along with a short statement that explains why you are interested in the role and your suitability. Please send these details to Recruitment

To arrange an informal conversation regarding the role with the Chief Operating Officer, Amrit Singh, please get in touch.

Applicants are reviewed as they are received, once we have a sufficient number of quality applicants applied we reserve the right to close applications for this role, therefore we encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

At nasen, we take inclusion and diversity seriously. We know that getting this right is critical for us to live our organisation’s values. We are always trying to improve our way of working to be more inclusive and equal. We foster an environment that’s inclusive as well as diverse, where our people can be themselves. Every idea and perspective is valued so that our work reflects the people we serve. We welcome applications from all sections of society.