PROJECT MANAGER AND ENGAGEMENT OFFICER (ONE ROLE) - Game Changers

GAME CHANGERS PROJECT MANAGER AND ENGAGEMENT OFFICER (ONE ROLE)

JOB DESCRIPTION

PERSON SPECIFICATION 

Based in Energy Zone, Newfield Drive, Blackburn BB2 3UA and for travel across East Lancashire

37.5 hours per week over 5 days between Monday – Saturday and between 9 am - 7pm on a rota

Salary – £25,000 pa

This post is funded by Big Lottery.

Community and Business Partners (CBP) is a Community Interest Company that runs a number of successful projects to support Business and the Community www.cbpartners.org

CBP has designed the Game Changers project through consultation with the community. This is an exciting activity based project to engage with and support people aged 25+ in the Blackburn with Darwen Higher Croft Ward, to address their wellbeing issues and enable improved wellbeing. They will address their barriers and overcome challenges; physical, psychological, social, financial and where applicable move towards or back into employment or self-employment.

Role overview

We are looking for an experienced Project Manager and Engagement Officer with a proven track record in community project management and beneficiary recruitment; to design and then successfully deliver this project over the next three years.

You will need to be an excellent communicator, as collaborative working with a wide range of partners is essential for the success of this project. Experience of managing community projects for these beneficiary groups, including budget planning and execution, outcome achievement, detailed and high quality monitoring and reporting is essential.

Further position details:

Equality commitment

 CBP believe that no person or group should be treated less favourably in employment because of their race, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, age or offending background.

Please see the detailed Job Description and Personal Specification for this role.

Application details:

Interested applicants should respond to the Job Specification and Job Description provided and send a current CV and a letter of introduction of no more than 1 side of A4 detailing their experience and suitability for the post to Jane Houghton-Fenning, Business Development Director at jane@cbpartners.org or by post to Room 7, Energy Zone, Newfield Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UA.

In your letter of introduction please detail your current package and notice period (if applicable) along with details of any holidays you have booked (these will be honoured if successful).

Applicants who are successful at the initial assessment stage will be advised as soon as possible after the applications are received. They will be offered an initial interview at the Energy Zone, Newfield Drive, Blackburn, BB2 3UA.

Closing date for applications is 9am on Monday 29th August 2017.

First interview dates: Thursday 31st August or Friday 1st September 2017.

If selected for interview please bring your Right to Work documentation with you – see below.

The job will start as soon as possible after the follow-on recruitment stages which include a psychometric test and second interview.

Second interview date: Monday 11th September 2017

Right to Work Check

If selected for interview and in order to confirm your identity and check that you are eligible to work in the UK, please bring with you original copies of any one of the single documents, or one of the combination of documents, from List A or List B on the attached Right to Work document.

Please call if you have any questions on 07986 034757 and leave a message.

RIGHT TO WORK CHECK

If selected for interview and in order to confirm your identity and check that you are eligible to work in the UK, please bring with you original copies of any one of the single documents, or one of the combination of documents, from the Right to Work document list A or B enclosed.

RIGHT TO WORK DOCUMENT

Please call if you have any questions on 07986 034757 and leave a message.