• Advertised from 13th March 2023
  • 35 Hours Per week, Fixed Term until March 31st 2024 (pending further funding)


‘Young people are key to our future economic success so it is crucial we do as much as we can to prepare them for the world of work and open up job opportunities for all’

Do you want to lead a team connecting employers with young people and working with partners to make this happen? Our DYW Programme Delivery Manager role may be just right for you.

If you would like your working day to include activities like:

· Leading a school-based team to co-create employability, enterprise and wider curriculum learning opportunities with employers, educators and partners.

· Networking with the business community in our region to deliver the ambitions of DYW and the Young Person’s Guarantee.

· Working in partnership to make things happen for young people.

· Project Managing activities.

And some of the day to day expectations that come with this…

· Managing people, monitoring performance and reporting.

· Keeping up to date with labour market changes.

· Collaborating and flying solo.

· Overcoming challenges.

If you are:

· A leader with a track record of supporting teams to achieve.

· An experienced Project Manager.

· Passionate about helping young people to be Informed, Inspired and Hired.

· Organised, creative and innovative.

· A great communicator, networker and influencer.

· A collaborator, strategic thinker and doer.

We would love to hear from you!

This is a fixed term role available from now, funded until the end of March 2024 pending further funding post this date. You will be based in central Edinburgh with travel throughout our region. We are also accepting applications on a secondment basis.

The role is classed as ‘Regulated Work’: a Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) membership is required (application to the scheme may be made by us upon conditional offer of the post).

Application notes

How to Apply:

Download the Full Job Description below.

Application by email to dyw@edinburghchamber.co.uk with CV and Cover Letter by 12 NOON Monday 20th March 2023. Interviews will be scheduled 27th and 28th March.

Applicants will not be excluded on the grounds of sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy, maternity, race, marital status, disability, age, religion, belief or sexual orientation.

Candidates who consider themselves to be disabled in terms of the Equality Act 2010, and who meet the essential minimum criteria for the post, will be guaranteed an interview. Please make us aware in the email application. We will also ensure that we consider and implement any reasonable adjustments a candidate may require to attend for interview or during the course of employment, should they be successful in securing a post.

Due to current restrictions the post will be home based until advised otherwise following Government advice.

We look forward to hearing from you.