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Resettlement Project Manager

Are you an experienced manager with expertise in refugee resettlement and integration?

Migration Yorkshire manages the regional refugee resettlement programme for the Yorkshire and Humber region which include the UK resettlement scheme (UKRS), Afghan citizens resettlement scheme (ACRS) and Afghan Relocation and Assistance programme (ARAP), and future schemes which may be implemented to resettle refugees in the UK. We recruiting to a new role to lead and develop our work.

You'll need:

  • experience of operational management of a complex multi-partner project
  • significant knowledge of the experiences, needs and issues of new refugees
  • ability to provide clear and strong leadership and motivate others
  • experience of working with a wide range of organisations at senior level including local authorities.

This role requires a manager with expertise in refugee resettlement and integration, to lead and develop partnerships, inspiring confidence and further developing the quality and reputation of Yorkshire and Humber as a region of resettlement. Migration Yorkshire works with national government, local government, and others to ensure that Yorkshire and Humber can deal with, and benefit from, migration. Migration Yorkshire is hosted by Leeds City Council. Find out more about us at

To apply online, please visit the Leeds City Council jobs site via the button below.

We promote diversity and want a workforce that reflects the population of Leeds. Leeds City Council is a Stonewall Top 100 employer 2020, a Mindful employer and a Disability Confident employer. All new Leeds City Council appointments are made subject to the satisfactory completion of a six month probationary period. This role is based in the UK. Employment is conditional on confirmation of the right to work in the UK - either as a UK or Irish citizen, under the EU Settlement scheme or having secured any other relevant work visa. If you do not have the right to work in the UK and the role does not meet eligibility for sponsorship, please consider carefully whether you meet the eligibility to apply.

Resettlement Project Manager

Leeds, UK

Published on 14 May 2022

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