We are recruiting again! We are looking for an Edinburgh based Project Manager to support the organisation in delivering a community orchard programme throughout the UK.
- £24,000 pro rata plus 5% employer pension
- Part time: 2 days/week
- 2 year initial contract subject to extension depending on funding, based in Edinburgh
This is a new job, spearheading an innovative and exciting approach to corporate social responsibility. The Project Manager will be responsible for training and leading up to 10 corporate volunteers to support a further 50 volunteers from their local communities in developing activities that will lead to the planting of new community orchards and their sound management. The volunteers will be trained as Orchard Leaders who take the lead in looking after orchards in their communities and involving other community members.
We are looking for a candidate who has excellent knowledge and experience of managing community environmental projects, preferably with corporate volunteers. You will be passionate about making a positive difference to greenspaces and the communities that live and work in and around those spaces and be self-motivated and driven to achieve the highest standards.
We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
To apply: download the job description / person specification here and follow the instructions on how to apply.
Deadline for applications is: 7th November 5pm.
Interviews will take place in Edinburgh, date to be confirmed