Community and Environment Manager

Groundwork West Midlands

Tipton, West Midlands
£28,595 - £31,714 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Reference: 151253_GWM

Sectors: sustainability, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Friday, 6th April 2018  

Groundwork West Midlands are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced manager to lead our busy Community and Environment team.

Community and Environment Manager
Salary: £28,595 - £31,714
37 Hours per week
Based in Tipton with regular Travel across the West Midlands Region

As Community and Environment Manager, you will hold overall responsibility for the management and delivery of a broad range of projects, with a focus on Land Management, Environment (including greenspace improvements), Land Design and Community Engagement.

You will need to have a broad understanding of, and interest in, community and environmental issues, along with effective project and people management skills and an ability to prioritise your own work programme.

As part of this role, you will:

  • Deliver and manage a range of community, health and wellbeing projects with a focus on Environment (including greenspace improvements), Land Management, Land Design and Community Engagement.
  • Be responsible for staff management, support and development both within projects and pastorally.
  • Provide management information to senior managers and board members regarding specific projects, finance and staff performance.
  • Work with senior managers to develop and maintain strategic relationships, and income streams, to support the Community and Environment team.
  • Identify and implement opportunities to layer project delivery within and across themes.
  • Ensuring quality of delivery is consistently high.

Experience in bid preparation and successfully securing funding would be an advantage. Regular travel across the region is required for this role, so you must have a full driving licence and access to your own vehicle.

At Groundwork West Midlands, we pride ourselves in being a family friendly organisation and offer a competitive salary, flexible working hours, a health cash plan, life assurance, a generous workplace pension and free refreshments. We are committed to eliminating discrimination and encouraging diversity amongst our workforce.

Along with its IIP and Workplace Wellbeing Charter accreditation, Groundwork West Midlands was placed 73 in the Times Top 100 Not for Profit Companies 2015, 1 Star Best Companies and has a commitment to the health and wellbeing of all our staff.

Closing date: Friday 6th April 2018
Provisional Interview date: Monday 16th April 2018


If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click 'More information' below. You will be directed to the Groundwork West Midlands website to download the job description and application form.

An Enhanced DBS check will be required prior to commencement in post.

CV’s will not be accepted. 

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