Project Manager - Community Leadership Academy
Local Trust was established in 2012 to deliver Big Local, a Big Lottery-funded programme which committed £1m to 150 local areas in England. Big Local was designed to be radically different from the outset. Built around a vision of empowered, resilient, dynamic, asset-rich, resident-led communities, rather than conventional top down, time-limited, project-led funding.
We are now developing a national community leadership academy to help residents better recognise and use their knowledge, skills and strengths and empower them to develop new skills and confidence, while providing support around the demanding emotional aspects of volunteering. We anticipate delivering the Academy through a consortium of expert organisations working closely with Local Trust. We have committed £1m to this work over the next three years reflecting its importance to us, and our commitment to making this a high-quality experience for those involved.
We are now looking to appoint a Project Manager with the energy, drive and expertise to take this work forward and work with a range of partners and Local Trust to turn this vision into a reality.
This is a permanent position though secondments will be considered.
Please see the full application pack for the full job description and further information on how to apply
To apply, you should submit:
- An up-to-date CV which shows your full career history and highlighting experience relevant to this role. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages. We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
- A supporting statement explaining why you are interested in this role, detailing how you are a good candidate for this post and how you fulfil the person specification. Each section of the person spec should be addressed under clear headings.
- We recommend that this is no longer than three pages.
Please note that applications can only be considered if both a CV and supporting statement is submitted. Please send your application by email to: firstname.lastname@example.org quoting PROJECT MANAGER - COMMUNITY LEADERSHIP ACADEMY