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Job Vacancy: Enterprise Projects Manager

Position: Enterprise Projects Manager     

Salary: £35,000 with progression to £37,500 

Location: 7-15 Pink Lane, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5DW 

You may be required to work in any PNE office location. 

Responsible to: Operations Manager  

DBS: This post is subject to Disclosure Barring Service check.

Would you like to make a real difference for businesses, entrepreneurs and local communities? Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment? Do you have a proven track record of project management success and passion for empowering others and driving positive change? If so, then we want to hear from you!

PNE are seeking an experienced and ambitious Enterprise Projects Manager to enhance our Business Support team. In this dynamic role, you'll be the architect of our business support offer, overseeing all enterprise projects and initiatives, with a  particular focus on innovative programme design, facilitation and course delivery, providing engaging one-to-one support and  strategic planning.  You'll lead a dedicated team, ensuring every project is delivered on time, on budget, and to our funders’ requirements.


About PNE

For over 40 years, PNE has been empowering businesses and entrepreneurs to start, grow and succeed in business. We're a social enterprise based in Newcastle, fuelled by a passion for supporting businesses and entrepreneurs that share our goal of creating positive social, environmental and economic impact through enterprise.

We offer business support, workspace solutions, and tailored programmes to assist our clients and develop long-term relationships with our partners and funders to provide high-quality support services and opportunities.


Key responsibilities:

Enterprise Delivery: You will oversee the entire enterprise delivery process, from conception to execution. Manage budgets, timelines, and resources ensuring every project achieves its objectives and outputs.

Project Management: You'll be the go-to person for project management expertise, guiding your team and fostering a collaborative spirit. Alongside delivering workshops and masterclasses, you will also be a trusted advisor for businesses and entrepreneurs, providing high quality support and coaching to foster growth and business success.

Facilitation and Programme Design: You will design and deliver engaging training sessions, networking events, workshops, and masterclasses, empowering others with the skills they need to succeed.

Business Development: You will be on the lookout for new funding opportunities, helping PNE secure new contracts and creating successful bids and tenders to push PNE to the next level. You will also build strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders, becoming a champion for PNE's business support services and the organisations and entrepreneurs we support.


We are looking for someone with:

  • A proven track record of managing successful programme’s and budget's of all sizes.
  • A deep understanding of funding schemes and the ability to translate them into actionable plans.
  • Exceptional project management skills and a focus on achieving targeted outcomes.
  • A passion for training and development, with the ability to create engaging learning experiences.
  • Excellent communication and relationship-building skills to connect with diverse stakeholders.
  • An understanding of GDPR requirements and other legal requirements related to starting and maintaining a business.

This is more than just a job; it's a chance to make a real difference. If you think you can be the driving force for PNE's success, then we want to hear from you!



Additional information

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of race, sex, gender reassignment, pregnancy and maternity, marital status, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

PNE Group is a social-enterprise which exists to enable positive social and economic change, which means you’ll work for an organisation making a difference to communities across the North East, as well as within the UK. Employees benefits include:

•            5 annual professional development days

•            Minimum £420 annual professional development budget

•            Newcastle City Centre office location

•            Cycle storage and showers

To Apply

To download the full job description and person specification, please click here.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV and covering letter to

Please note that the closing date for applications is 29 July 2024. 

We encourage early applications as we reserve the right to close it early if the desired number of applications are met.

If you would like further information about this role or an informal discussion, please contact Lisa Murphy on 07789 220075 or by email at

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to attend an interview w/c 12 August 2024.

If you do not hear from us within 5 working days of the closing date, please assume you have been unsuccessful on this occasion. 

The post is open to job-share. Please state on your application if you are applying in a job-share capacity.  We would also consider flexible working and part-time options. 

There will be a small element of travel attached to this role; in addition to some occasional working outside of usual office hours to support with events.

Successful applicants are required to undergo an enhanced DBS disclosure and provide satisfactory references.

Click below for the job specification and role profile

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