|Project||Senior Project Officer|
Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. They believe that big global issues – the economy, the environment – have a big local impact. Groundwork operates throughout the UK helping communities find practical solutions to the challenges they face.
Groundwork East has over 30 years of experience in delivering bespoke projects that use the environment as a catalyst for building a more sustainable future. As their activities develop and their area of activity expands they are looking for an experienced, enthusiastic and creative person to assist the Operations Manager with a programme of sustainable projects and initiatives across Suffolk and Norfolk.
As Senior Project Officer you will initiate, develop, manage and deliver environmental projects, including larger programmes throughout Suffolk and Norfolk alongside identified partner organisations and local groups.
You will work across all Trust teams including employment programmes, environmental education initiatives, awareness-raising activities both within and outside of educational settings, and with the landscape design team to develop project designs and youth projects/activities.
Benefits of this opportunity
Groundwork offers huge employee benefits – not just in the traditional sense, but also through knowing that your work, whatever part you play, is helping to make a real difference.
Working with Groundwork offers staff the opportunity to gain a unique breadth of experience - whether they are just beginning their career or seeking a new role to develop it further.
You will be able to develop effective partnerships with stakeholders and have experience of community consultation and engagement. You’ll be given all the support and guidance you need and you will have the opportunity to become part of a highly successful organisation making a real and positive difference to your local area.
Future Employment Potential
This is a 12 month contract with potential to extend.
Outputs and Key Tasks
Employer: Groundwork East
Salary (per annum pro rata): £23,780 to £27,289
Interview Date: Thursday 16th March 2017
Closing Date: 27th February 2017
Preferred Start Date: 18th April – 1st May
Length of Opportunity: 52 Weeks
Work outside normal hours: Some work outside normal office hours during evenings and at weekends
Annual leave: 25 days plus statutory holidays
Probation period: 6 months
Base: Groundwork office in Ipswich, Suffolk.
Reports to: Operations Manager
Benefits of working with Change Agents UK
Change Agents UK is a not-for-profit organisation which enables young people and graduates to work with businesses, local authorities and community groups to learn about and implement sustainable development, and become more employable. With this service Change Agents UK will provide:
• Enrolment onto our Skills Development Programme, utilising bespoke exercises to increase skill set and employability through self-evaluation, learning and the Change Agents Academy.
• Management support and networking opportunities.
• A monthly Change Agents UK Newsletter informing you of current sustainability news topics, up and coming events and workshops and a network of other change agents.
• Inclusion in the Change Agents staff and alumni networks: socials, networking opportunities, etc.
• Support in an organisation whose ethos is one of positive personal and professional development.
This recruitment is being managed by Change Agents UK, please direct all queries or correspondence to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
|Salary||£23,780 to £27,289|
|Hours Per Week||37.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted