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Projects and Stewardship Manager - Fields in Trust

  • Location: London, Hybrid working / flexible
  • Salary: £37,000
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 2 months ago

  • Sector: Environment
  • Contact: Katherine Anderson-Scott
  • Contact Email:
  • Contact Phone: 01962 813300
  • Expiry Date: 27 May 2022
  • Job Ref: JO3039

We are working in partnership with Fields in Trust, an organisation that protects and champions parks and green spaces in perpetuity across the UK. Established in 1925, they passionately believe parks and green spaces are the beating hearts of our communities, with transformational powers to promote health and wellbeing, social cohesion, and happiness. They work in partnership with landowners to protect their green spaces for good, and champion and protect our green future at local, national, and devolved level.

Reporting to the Head of Projects and Stewardship, the postholder will work as part of the Projects and Stewardship team, providing a central project management resource to support the successful delivery of their parks and green space protection portfolios. This role will manage the smaller-scale protections portfolio and individual projects, and oversee the effective monitoring and delivery of the strategic portfolios through designing and implementing a suitable PMO and project tools.

The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate: 

  • Minimum of two years’ experience in projects or programmes

  • Knowledge of different types of research and insight capture methods and strong excel skills

  • Experience of leading on successful projects and programmes from concept to evaluation, on time and budget

  • Experience of creating and embedding processes/templates to facilitate complex programmes and delivery improvements

  • Ability to build evaluation frameworks for project lifecycles and monitoring against strategic objectives

  • Ability to train and lead people through workshops, presentations co-design and collaborative testing

  • Project management qualification, e.g. Prince 2, Agile/Sprint/Scrum is desired

We are seeking an individual with great people skills, able to robustly manage partner/stakeholder relationships, and invite engagement with new strategic contacts. Excellent organisational skills, and ability to organise multiple pieces of work with meticulous attention to detail is essential.

For more information, please contact Katherine Anderson-Scott, Charisma Charity Recruitment, or 01962 813300.

Your application should include your CV and supporting statement.

We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law.

Closing date for applications: ASAP - applications are being reviewed and interviews are being conducted on a rolling basis, so please apply without delay to avoid disappointment.

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