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International Projects Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £27,500 – £28,500
  • Working remotely, with the option to work flexibly from either the Head Office in Edinburgh or the Highland office in Muir of Ord
  • Closing 10th December 2021

  • Advertised from 26th November 2021
  • Salary depending on experience, plus company benefits. 35 hours per week, 12-month contract
  • Company pension, employee assistance scheme and learning and development opportunities


We are looking for a talented International Project Manager (maternity cover) with the focus and energy to help us deliver transformational learning programmes across Europe, Asia and beyond.

This is an exciting role for someone passionate about working across different cultures and contexts, and supporting social entrepreneurs through learning and development. You will help us to develop key relationships with clients, partners and investors and will also help develop the sustainability of our Social Enterprise Academy teams in 12 countries.

Working with our International Learning Co-ordinator and Head of Sustainable Business you will account manage, from initiation to completion, large international projects and contracts in several different countries. Using your outstanding interpersonal skills you will be supported to develop and build strong relationships across the organisation. You will also work in partnership with the Global Learning Lab to ensure the high quality, deliver and marketing standards of our learning programmes.

This is a critical role in the business therefore we are looking for someone who is up for the challenge and keen to work with vibrant, entrepreneurial and dedicated people and colleagues and someone who has a good value-fit with our organisation.

You will be joining the Academy at an exciting time as our international work continues to grow and we support the work of ever more inspiring social entrepreneurs across the world.

Having the right mind-set, attitude and approach is as important for us as having the right experience and skills. We appreciate that the best person might not have all the criteria we have listed, so if you feel your experience and skills will help you to make a great contribution in this role and you have the right mind-set, we would welcome an application from you.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage major Partnership contracts to ensure high quality delivery and key performance indicators are achieved (or exceeded)
  • Build positive, collaborative relationships with our International clients and partners, updating and providing on-going and excellent customer service
  • Manage the delivery of the PLLX training programmes in each new Hub, ensuring the right Associate Facilitators are in place to lead the development of that Hub
  • Contribute to and implement the sales and marketing strategy for the Sustainable Business Team, supporting the Head of Sustainable Business to achieve and succeed on agreed targets

For more information and a full set of criteria please download the recruitment pack from our website.

Social Enterprise Academy profile:

The Social Enterprise Academy is a social enterprise that connects changemakers with transformational learning and development.

Created in 2004, we deliver innovative leadership and entrepreneurship programmes that empower individuals, communities, and organisations in Scotland and internationally to become more sustainable and have greater impact.

Through our Social Enterprise Schools programme created in partnership with The Scottish Government, we will provide every young person in Scotland the opportunity to run their own social enterprise by 2024. By stepping up to solve the issues that matter most to them, young people of all ages and abilities also develop essential skills for life, learning and work.

Application notes

  • Complete the application form and the equality and diversity monitoring form
  • Send your application form and equality and diversity monitoring form in Word document format to by 12pm, Friday 10th December 2021
  • Please note that interviews will take place on 16th December via Zoom

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If you have any questions or if you would like to discuss any reasonable adjustments for the application or interview process please get in touch with Lanagh Taylor: