Programme Delivery Manager - Iver Environment Centre

Groundwork South

Iver, Uxbridge
£31,000 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Monday, 15th August 2022   Closes today

Groundwork South

Programme Delivery Manager – Iver Environment Centre
Operational Area: Thames Valley
Location: Iver Environment Centre, Slough Road, Iver, Bucks. SL0 0EB
Contract: Fixed Term till end of June 2023
Salary: £31,000
Hours: Part or full time up to 37.5 hours per week

Groundwork South has an exciting, fixed term role managing Iver Environment Centre and its outstanding team until the end of June 2023.

Iver Environment Centre is located within a stunning 2.5-acre rural site between Slough and Uxbridge. Though only a mile from Uxbridge underground station and on the number 3 bus route from Slough, our centre is a refuge from everyday life. With beehives, several dipping ponds a mosaic of habitats, attractive gathering areas and developing play spaces we are the perfect place to share your enthusiasm for the outdoors. Iver Environment Centre connects people to nature through purposeful volunteering, school visits from predominantly primary aged children (4-11 years), family fun days, drop off holiday activities for children and activities for community groups. Our education sessions include engaging activities such as pond and river dipping, gardening, butter making, fire lighting, den building and nature crafts.

The Programme Delivery Manager will manage contracted and zero hours environmental educators, a team of valued volunteers and a variety of contractors. Your role will ensure the financial stability of the centre including grant applications, premise contract management and income generating events. You will have responsibility for the overall management of the site and resources, including health and safety and safeguarding considerations. The role is available on a part to full time basis. Full time applicants will have experience in delivering high quality environmental education, enabling them to deliver teaching sessions to schools, as well as informal sessions for families and children.

Please state in your application your desired number of hours.

For key requirements of the role please see the personal specification attached to the Job Description on our website.

Groundwork South

Groundwork South works with communities across the south of England to transform their lives and the places where they live. We have been at the forefront of social and environmental regeneration for over 25 years, and today we have a simple mission: to create better places, improve people’s prospects, and promote greener living and working. 

We are passionate about creating a future where every neighbourhood is vibrant and green, every community is strong and able to shape its own destiny, and no-one is held back by their background or circumstances. This vision drives the work that we do. Each year we deliver over 100 innovative projects, tackling the biggest issues facing our communities and creating real and lasting, positive change.

Apply now!

Download the Job Application pack from our website. Please send your completed application form, quoting reference ‘PDMIVER22 to [email protected]

For further information and to discuss the role please contact Katy Barton at [email protected] or 01895 270 730.

Closing date for applications:

Will be doing rolling interviews as applications come in but final closing date is August 5th 2022

Interview date:

Will arrange interviews as suitable applicants come in. Vacancy will close early if position is filled.

Appointment to this role is subject to an enhanced records check through the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

Groundwork South is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all members of the community.

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