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Project Manager

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust
27800.00 - 33150.00 GBP Annual + 9.5 % pension contribution plus othe
Closing date
22 Apr 2024

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We re growing our project management team and looking for an innovative Project Manager who is keen to engage with a wide range of partners and stakeholders to help ensure we achieve our vision of a Wilder Derbyshire.

In this role, you ll lead the coordination, delivery, and successful completion of a variety of funded transformational projects across the county. Your focus will be on achieving clearly defined project outcomes, on time and on budget. You ll report on progress regularly to funders, partners, our team as well as the public to showcase your projects impact. You ll work in an agile way across multiple workstreams, helping to secure nature s recovery in Derbyshire.

What we can offer you:

  • Flexible working options, we have adopted a 9-day working fortnight meaning all full time staff get a non-working Friday every fortnight
  • 33 days annual leave including bank holidays, we also have a festive shutdown so all staff get the days between Christmas and New Year off in addition to their leave entitlement
  • Climate Perks (extra leave granted for staff using more green, sustainable transport)
  • 9.5% employer pension contribution
  • Electric bike and car salary-sacrifice schemes available
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Personalised Development programme designed to enhance your knowledge and progress your career
  • A multi-disciplinary business, with opportunities to work on a wide range of projects, developing your experience and skills
  • A close-knit, friendly and supportive team, with a relaxed office atmosphere

About you

This role might be right for you if:

  • You re a successful project manager with wide ranging knowledge of project management and budget management systems
  • You have experience of managing contracts
  • You feel comfortable talking to a diverse range of stakeholders with different interests, perspectives and personalities
  • You re self-aware, reflective and endlessly curious - you re always looking for opportunities to do things better
  • You love technology and are excited about the opportunity to create something new and unexpected
  • You re comfortable and adept at navigating change.
  • You have a passion for nature s recovery and community engagement.

We are happy to talk flexible working!

This role will be based at our office in Middleton although we support hybrid working with home and office working supported. We re a local charity so applicants should be easily able to access our office and other locations around the county.

Interviews are planned for 29th April

For more information, please refer to the job description and key terms attached. If you have any questions about the role which are not answered in the attached documents, or require adjustments to the application process, please either email (url removed) or call (phone number removed).

Our Funding

We are looking to increase our Project Management team to help deliver some new and exciting projects. One project is funded by the Government's Species Survival Fund. The fund was developed by Defra and its Arm's-Length Bodies. It is being delivered by The National Lottery Heritage Fund in partnership with Natural England and the Environment Agency. Another Project is funded by the National Lottery Climate Action Fund.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust

We re committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and believe that everyone should have access to nature. We expect people to work harmoniously with each other and with volunteers, and to provide help and guidance to others when needed. As a small charity, our employees need to be willing to be flexible about working arrangements and willing to provide occasional cover for absent staff. We want people to develop professionally and personally while working with us and employees are encouraged to participate in the range of opportunities available to enable this.

Derbyshire Wildlife Trust is an equal opportunities employer that strives to be a diverse and inclusive environment in which everyone is valued. We welcome applications from eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.

We recognise that our workforce needs to represent the communities and people we work with. We particularly encourage applications from underrepresented groups within Derbyshire Wildlife Trust and the wider charity and conservation sector, such as people from Black and Ethnic Minority backgrounds and those who identify as LGBTQ+.

We are proudly a Disability Confident Commitment employer. The scheme is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. As a member of the scheme we interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the essential criteria for the role. You can request this and adjustments including accessible formats of this vacancy by emailing (url removed)

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