Community Development Project Manager – ELBA

 In Work for ELBA
  • Job Title: Community Development Project Manager
  • Reports to: Head of Programme, Connect (Business Skills Volunteering)
  • Salary: £28,000 – £31,000 per year, plus generous benefits package
  • Hours: 35 hours per week full time or 28 hours per week, some evening work is required
  • Duration: Fixed term arrangements – full time up to 9 months, 4 days part- time up to 12 months from commencement
  • Annual leave: 27 days per annum plus public holidays
  • Location: East London Business Alliance, 3rd Floor, City Reach, 5 Greenwich View Place, London E14 9NN
    We operate flexible working with all staff required to spend two working days per week in the BIG Alliance office. Outside of those two office days, the balance between office working and home working is dependent on the needs of the organisation, but will also reflect personal preference.
  • Application deadline: Thursday 4th August 2022, 12pm
  • Interviews commence: Week commencing 8th August, and w/c 15th August

ELBA is the leading social regeneration charity in east London. It facilitates corporate investment from over 100 organisations into community programmes across the growth boroughs of Hackney, Greenwich, Newham, Tower Hamlets and Waltham Forest. ELBA also manages an award winning employment and skills programme and in 2014 launched London Works, a not for profit graduate recruitment agency.

With 30 years of experience enabling successful partnerships between businesses and communities, each year ELBA deliver over 10,000 employee volunteers into the community and work with over 200 local organisations to help build their capacity and support their beneficiaries. ELBA also support almost 800 local people into work through its employment and skills programme.

ELBA has an excellent employees benefits package including generous leave, flexible balance between working from home and the office, above sector average maternity and paternity pay, 5% pension contribution, life assurance, and a great learning and development programme, including access to free accredited courses up to degree and post-graduate level.

Purpose of the job
ELBA’s Connect Team deliver a range of employee volunteering initiatives which build the capacity of third sector organisations in east London by utilising the professional business skills of volunteers. The Connect Team has three key areas of activity: placing trustees through the BoardBuilders Programme, creating coaching relationships via Leaders in Partnership, and delivering a range of consultancy and capacity building work including facilitating workshops, training sessions and initiatives to benefit east London community organisations. Part of this work also involves providing support for the beneficiaries of community organisations through workshops focused on developing skills and confidence.

The successful candidate will be responsible for supporting ELBA’s Connect Team to deliver exciting, innovative projects across all areas of work, which meet both the needs of the east London community and the expectations of corporate partners.

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