We’re looking for a bright and motivated Programme Manager to grow a National programme within a small but fast growing, high performance team with big ambitions. The role is for 4 days a week and would suit someone who is a self-starter, takes initiative and is adaptable to change.
The programme itself is a Government backed Visa scheme to attract the best technology focused individuals to the UK - which is becoming increasingly vital to the growth of the UK tech talent pipeline.
The Programme Manager will work predominantly on raising the awareness of the scheme, both nationally and internationally and ensuring that there is a continuing increase in application numbers.
The role also requires assisting in the management of the Visa Programme internally, as well as with relevant third parties (including the Home Office).
Manage the rollout of the Tech Nation Visa online platform and ensure incoming applications are being processed currently and in a timely fashion with all applicant information logged onto our internal database;
Management of the current website and application tool stack;
Respond to incoming enquiries about the visa process and assist applicants with wider immigration issues;
Work closely to with the marketing team to ensure all materials are up to date with upcoming immigration changes;
Continue to collect and monitor KPIs for the visa programme;
Raise awareness of the Tech Nation Visa scheme by publishing relevant content, gathering case studies and improving FAQs ;
Work on improving eligibility criteria by putting together templates of recommendation / cover letters to provide more complete information for applicants;
Working closely with the events team to organise quarterly breakfasts
You will be very detailed oriented, flexible and creative with an strong execution ability. A genuine passion and interest for the UK talent landscape particularly in relation to tech startups and scale-ups is desirable.