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Top job! IRES Programme Connector

  • Full time
  • £37,590 – £44,912
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 22nd May 2020

  • Advertised from 6th May 2020
  • Two-year fixed term contract (extension subject to review). Re-advertised (previous applicants need not apply)


We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced programme connector with the leadership and relationship skills to support the connection and interactivity of our Integrated Regional Employability and Skills (IRES) programme under the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal.

The Programme Connector will be responsible for the following main areas:

  • To support the IRES Project Leads to deliver the ambition set out in the seven Project Propositions, providing a “horizontal view” across the entire programme to identify areas for cross working and partnership approaches;
  • Working with each of the IRES Project Leads to analyse performance and identify shared key performance indicators. Managing links between the themes and individual projects contained within and facilitating partnership working and introductions to achieve mutual benefits;
  • To extract and implement learning from all project and stakeholder engagement activities under IRES to support the central communications team, including identifying and creating case studies and best practice examples;
  • Collaborate with other wider City Region Deal activity to maximise inclusive growth potential where possible.

Secondments will be considered.

Please note this is a full-time post however part time may be considered.

Application notes

Job information pack and full job description can be seen in the supporting document. Completed application forms are to be returned to

Closing date: Noon, Friday 22nd May 2020

Re-advertised (previous applicants need not apply).