New Heights, Closing date: 12 July

New Heights has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Manager to join the team. The role will include line management of a core staff team, planning and oversight of all projects and budget requirements, stakeholder accountability (including report writing) and short and long term organisational planning (including identification of service delivery gaps and un-met community need).

Project Manager – 1 Year FTC (Maternity Cover) 37 Hours Per week Monday – Friday (occasional evening & weekend work may be required)
Salary: £29,345 - £32,066
Start Date: Late August / Early September

New Heights Warren Farm Community Project has grown out of local people’s concern for the Kingstanding community, with a drive to bring about social cohesion. It has been an independently registered charity since 2007 and provides services from St John’s Community Centre, its Community Café and through community outreach.
New Heights aims to address local concern and bring about social cohesion through:
• Reducing the isolation of older people living within the area
• Working with younger people, supporting their development needs and helping them to raise their aspirations, addressing social & health issues
• Working alongside families and parents, helping them to face the challenges of family life and parenthood by helping them in their personal and social development
• Supporting those who are ill, who have a disability (and their carers) and addressing the challenges their disability may bring
• Addressing issues of poverty in the local community

The work carried out at New Heights is made possible through volunteer support and funding from a number of grant providers, including The National Lottery Community Fund, Heart of England Community Foundation and Robert McAlpine Foundation. We pride ourselves on our excellent relationships with our local community and supporters, therefore an ability to build excellent working relationships is required for this role.

Our Successful candidate will possess;

Experience:
• Leadership within a community based project - minimum 2 years’ experience
• Experience of successfully managing a team of employees and volunteers
• Bid & report writing skills
• Achieving successful outcomes for a wide variety of projects
• Knowledge of opportunities to support and enable the local community to thrive
• Extensive experience of safeguarding matters
• Budget management


Skills:
• Effective management and leadership skills
• Strategic thinker
• Excellent communicator
• Flexible
• Organised and proactive
• Inquisitive and resourceful
• Ability to manage effectively whilst focused on meeting charity needs

Due to the nature of the role, a clear enhanced DBS and experience of dealing with complex safeguarding matters is required.


For further information and application packs please visit: www.new-heights.org.uk  or email [email protected] 

Closing date: 9am Tuesday 12th July 2022

Interviews will take place week commencing 25th July 2022