SVS Programme and Performance Manager – SO:Linked community development and community navigation service


SVS Programme and Performance Manager –

SO:Linked community development and community navigation service


Salary – £32,000 pa FTE 37hour working week or pro rata if less than FTE. Stakeholder pension. 25 days Annual leave plus bank Holidays rising after 5 years.



SVS is the umbrella organisation for the local voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector in Southampton and has successful led a partnership bid for the SCC Community Solutions contract for delivery of community development work and community navigation services in the city.

The partnership includes Spectrum CIC, Solent Mind, Alzheimer’s Society, TWICS and Social Enterprise Link as subcontractors with SVS as the lead contractor. Together we will deliver an integrated service, SO:Linked, supporting Southampton people and communities which goes live on 1st October 2019 with a 3 year contract initially, subject to possible 12 month extension.

We therefore have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Programme Manager to join SVS to provide energy and leadership, alongside programme and performance management, to ensure successful delivery of this innovative new approach.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced project manager to impact their local community via the services that will managed and delivered, both through co-ordinating performance monitoring and recommending improvements.

This will be a diverse and wide-reaching role which provides the successful applicant an excellent opportunity to make their mark on a well-established and growing charity with strong local partnership links. So, if you’re looking to join a thriving charity that supports local people and communities this is the role for you.

SVS Programme and Performance Manager Job Description

2018 Candidates Evaluation of Recruitment Form

2018 Application Form

2018 Guidance for candidates on applications

2018 EO recruitment Monitoring form

2018 Policy on ex offenders & police checks

Please download the application pack and return by email to:

Closing date is 9am Monday 29th July.

Interviews will be held Wednesday 7th August.

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