Project Officer (Suffolk)

Groundwork East

Ipswich, Suffolk
£22,591 - £24,143 pa pro rata

Paid • Full or Part Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: sustainability

Closing date: Tuesday, 18th May 2021   6 days left

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.

Project Officer (Suffolk)

Salary: £22,591 to £24,143 per annum depending on experience pro rata
Location: Ipswich, Suffolk
Hours: Full time (37 hrs a week) OR Part time (minimum of 22.5 hours a week)
Contract: 1 year fixed term contract with view to extend

Groundwork is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for engaging communities, working with people, improving the environment and to help drive our programmes forward.

As a Project Officer you will deliver a wide range of environmental community and education projects across the county focusing on engagement, consultation, education and empowerment that may include:

  • Community engagement and behaviour change projects
  • Community consultations
  • Community resilience programmes
  • Family learning / outdoor play activities
  • Community food growing projects
  • Delivering practical gardening or conservation projects that improve well-being and health
  • Team building events
  • Working with our Green Champions

You will have proven experience to deliver projects that engage communities and have the skills to plan, monitor and evaluate your own projects. The role requires a valid driving licence, access to a vehicle, excellent communication and diplomacy skills and excellent project management skills, including budget control.

For more information about the role please visit our website where detailed job descriptions can be found. There is ample scope for innovation and we’ll make sure you’re given all the support and guidance you need to really take your career forward.

The post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

For more information about the role or for an informal chat, please contact Jane Herbert on 07726 695996 or email [email protected] To apply for the role, please complete all the documents found on the website and send to [email protected] before the closing deadline.

Closing date: Tues 18 May 2021 Midday
Interview date: Tues 25 May 2021 Ipswich Office
Start Date: TBC, likely July 2021

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