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Community Exchange and Engagement Innovation Manager

Posted on Jan 30, 2019 by The Charity for Civil Servants

Cheam, Surrey United Kingdom
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
£36k - £40k Annual
Full-Time

Are you passionate about empowering people and strengthening communities? As one of the largest occupational charities in the UK, the Charity for Civil Servants aims to build a lifelong community of people offering effective support for each other when life takes a turn for the worse.

We want to create a community exchange, an online market place where current, former and retired Civil Servants can pledge their time and skills to support others.

Community Exchange and Engagement Innovation Manager
18 Month Contract
Full time
£36-£40,000 pa (commensurate with experience)
Cheam, Surrey or Homebased (with UK travel)

We're looking for a Community Exchange and Engagement Innovation Manager, who will be responsible for setting up and overseeing the development of a network of community exchanges (time banks), including actively promoting the concept, encouraging new exchanges and working with partners and funders.

The successful candidate will demonstrate the following Key Skills:

  • Project Management skills and experience of setting up new projects;
  • Experience of managing projects and people on a day to day basis;
  • Commercial acumen (experience of working with funders and business development);
  • Awareness of the voluntary sector, best practice, policy and procedure;
  • Experience of time banking and community exchange (if possible);
  • Experience of ensuring community projects adhere to all relevant safeguarding, and health and safety policies;
  • Knowledge of monitoring and evaluating projects;
  • Ability to form strong positive relationships;
  • A passion for encouraging participation from people who are more isolated.

Closing date for applications is Friday, 1st February.
Interviews will be held immediately following the closing date.

To Apply and for More Information:

If you would like to apply and find out more about this position, please click the Apply button to be directed to our website to download the application form/information pack and other relevant documents.

The Charity values a diverse workforce and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Strictly no agencies please.

Reference: 634863004