Assistant Project Manager at Swindon Foodbank
The following is a vacancy from Swindon Foodbank.
ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER for SWINDON FOODBANK – Circa £17,290 (pro rata 25hrs /week = £11,357 per annum) with likely additional hours at peak times.
This is a challenging part-time position with Swindon Christian Community Projects, to assist the Project Manager on a day-to-day basis. You will need to have a high level of fitness as the work involved is physically demanding.
The key skills required for this position include driving, orderliness, with a keen eye for detail and the ability to support the Project Manager in the organisation and management of the warehouse and distribution centres. You must be able to work with volunteers effectively and work under pressure. The work involves heavy lifting and moving of food stocks on a daily basis, therefore a high level of physical fitness is required. Good communication skills are essential as meeting and liaising with external partners and giving presentations at school assemblies and other groups is necessary. Critical to this role is the ability to work as a team player and have a strong commitment to being part of a team.
This position requires a person who:
- understands the importance of team working with colleagues and volunteers
- will work with honesty and integrity
- is able to work under pressure and meet deadlines
- can work unsupervised
- is very physically fit
- has basic IT skills
- can talk confidentially, relaying vital information publically to different audiences
- takes pride in paying attention to every aspect of the job
- will ‘go the extra mile’, and when necessary work evenings or unsocial hours
- will support Christian values
A full, clean driving licence is essential as you will have to drive the Foodbank van.
Appointment will be subject to a DBS check, as the job involves working with potentially vulnerable clients.
To receive a copy of the job description please apply to our Administration Officer
Norma Bates – email@example.com
To apply for this position please submit the following by e-mail:
- A letter of interest – giving insight into
- Why you want the role?
- What you believe you will bring to the role?
- A current CV
- Two references (1 current employer/tutor and 1 previous employer/work/volunteer/ college associate).
Return your application to Norma Bates at firstname.lastname@example.org entitling your e-mail “Assistant PM FB Job Application” or by post to St John’s Church Hall, Whitbourne Avenue, Swindon Wiltshire SN3 2LG
Applications should be submitted by 12 noon on Monday 21st November 2016
Interviews will be during the week of 28th November 2016.
Line Management & Reporting to: Swindon Foodbank Project Manager
Hours to be worked: 25 hours per week negotiable between 08.30 – 16.30 on Mon, Tue, Thur &Fri. Overtime/TOIL in agreement with the Line Manager
Place of Work: Mobile Role – vehicle provided. Will be required to work at the SCCP registered offices and at satellite projects
Day to day delegated responsibility for the collection and distribution of donations, vouchers and food. Management of the team of volunteers associated with the smooth operation and management of the Swindon Foodbank project, its warehouse and distribution centres.
To undertake the day to day operations of the Swindon Foodbank and be the main point of reference for enquiries and volunteer recruitment, assisting with face to face liaison with partner agencies, stakeholders and the general public.
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