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Programme Manager – Entrepreneurship (Fixed Term Contract)

Location: Belfast, County Antrim

Industry: Charity & 3rd Sector

Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum

Contacts: Claire Connolly,

Job Ref: BBBH47023

Expiry date: 2023-11-16

Honeycomb is delighted to be assisting Catalyst in seeking a Programme Manager - 'Entrepreneurship for All' - Fixed Term Contract with excellent benefits. Hybrid to Belfast Site.

The Client - A highly renowned, successful and unique Not For Profit'/ 3rd Sector Organisation. Recent Winner of 'Best Small Company to Work For' and recognised as a 'Great Place to Work'. Catalyst truly are pivotal as one of the key drivers and faciltators for Innovation and Entrepreneurship throughout NI. Operating internationally and crossing into the Education Sector - promoting Founders & SMEs alike for the current and next generation to come!

The Role - Whilst a Fixed Term Contract; this newly funded post has potential for extension. Reporting to Head of Entrepreneurship, this opportunity would sit nicely on a portfolio for all purposes of strategic involvement and development.


Entrepreneurship for All is a new experimental pilot programme to explore a scalable model of inclusive entrepreneurship. A co-design with under-represented audiences, the programme aims to increase entrepreneurial activity and success, by improving ambition, knowledge and confidence in entrepreneurship and innovation.

This programme will embed world class entrepreneurship education as taught at MIT into a pathway that is accessible to a broader spectrum of participants.

As the Programme Manager, you will play a pivotal in the evolution of this groundbreaking inclusive entrepreneurship programme in collaboration with world renowned international education partners. Your strategic vision, stakeholder management, and passion for driving positive change will be instrumental to the success of this transformative programme.

The Person - This niche role requires the below specific criteria to be met in the first instance and will be further reviewed based on interest:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar position, including creative design and delivery of initiatives focused on entrepreneurship or diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent Stakeholder engagement/ management
  • People/ Team management experience
  • Excellent communication skills that foster effective collaboration.
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Demonstrated commitment to the mission and values of Catalyst.


  • Experience of being a founder.
  • Lived experience of the product development process.
  • Experience accessing funding and support for bringing an idea to market
  • Experience of international networking.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact Claire McCleery, Head of Public & 3rd Sector Division at Honeycomb Jobs on 02896 207050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.
Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

** Please note, we are receiving a high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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