Senior Project Officer

Groundwork East

Suffolk and Essex
£26,243 - £28,113 plus attractive benefits

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Thursday, 2nd May 2019  

Join a team which is changing places and changing lives

Groundwork is the community charity with a green heart. We 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.

Senior Project Officer

Salary: £26,243 to £28,113 plus attractive benefits

Based at Ipswich, Suffolk (access to Colchester office)

Full time (37 hours), 2 year fixed term contract (with potential for extension)

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 our activities develop and our area of activity expands we are looking for enthusiastic, adaptable and creative people to help us continue to develop and deliver our work with local communities to improve their prospects and environment.

As Senior Project Officer you will have proven experience of successfully managing and delivering multiple projects independently from initiation to completion, on time and within budget. You will also have proven line management experience to inspire, lead, support and grow our small team of Project Officers in Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex.

Our Project Officers deliver a wide range of community, employment and education focused projects that include community engagement and behaviour change, providing support to vulnerable residents, horticultural training projects, practical green space improvements, family learning / outdoor play activities, leading consultations, supervision of volunteers and working with vulnerable adults.

The roles require a valid driving license, access to a vehicle with willingness to travel, excellent communication and diplomacy skills. This post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

To apply, please download an application pack from our website here and return to

Closing date: 02 May 2019 10am
Interview date: 10 May 2019 in Ipswich

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