We are recruiting for a Project Coordinator who will be responsible for the management of a Community Food Hub Project team covering Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion.
You will promote and develop the Community Food Hub pilot programme reporting back to funders and key stakeholders.
Report on financial and project performance to ensure programme compliance
£32,000 plus employer’s pension & travel expenses
Office based but you may be expected to spend time working in the community this could involve evenings and weekends.
37.5 hours a week
Initially a fixed term contract to June 2023 pending new contracts post this date.
What will you be doing;
You will supporting, guiding and co-ordinating the Community Food Hub programme by promoting the opportunities of the programme by:
- Delivering effective communications with local rural communities, businesses and partner organisations to ensure awareness of the Community Food Hub programme.
- Working with officers to respond to project enquiries and appraise submitted enquiries for new Community Food hubs in terms of eligibility, relevance and strategic fit.
- Ensuring integration of the Community Food Hub programme to other European or Welsh Government funded or non-funded projects and wider networks.
- Managing the project monitoring process evaluation exercises with the Project Support Officer
- Conducting project-monitoring visits to ensure Community Food Hubs are delivering to approved conditions and ensure compliance requirements are met.
- Managing and reporting on all financial elements of the Community Food Hub programme through analysis, reporting and forecasting of expenditure.
- Managing and developing all direct reporting staff.
- Monitor, review, and horizon scan for supporting projects that support the Community Food Hubs.
- Working with the project team to develop and implement a robust programme for the recording and monitoring of Community Food Hub programme outcomes and achievements, and evaluation to meet WEFO, RDP and EU requirements.
- Supporting the organisation with identifying future opportunities and proposals and maximise funding sources.
- Developing and drafting funding applications to enable the project to continue post June 2023
- Developing a systematic monitoring plan, which captures qualitative and quantitative data to report on sustainable and project performance indicators.
- Management, support and direction of Community Food Hubs community engagement and participation.
A little about you and your skills;
- Qualified to Degree level, in a relevant discipline
- Ability to speak Welsh would be an advantage.
- A willingness to learn Change implementation and process improvement experience.
- Project management application delivery.
- Excellent communication interpersonal skills, and the ability to work with others in a collaborative manner.
- The ability to prioritise tasks and adapt at short notice.
- Experience in project development, delivery and/or the management of funded projects
- Demonstrative experience of the food sector in Wales – producers and suppliers (Minimum 2 years)
- Experience of developing pilot projects within communities and volunteer management
- Experience and knowledge of grant monitoring, evaluation and claim management and procurement
- Demonstrable experience of project financial management and planning
- Minimum 2 years’ experience of managing a team, within a similar discipline (Including remote working)
- An understanding and awareness of how to provide support in each of the areas participating in the Community Food Hubs programme
- Working financial knowledge to assist project monitoring
- Demonstrable knowledge of the needs and opportunities in rural southwest Wales
- Excellent analytical skills, communication and listening skills
- Good organisational skills used in planning own work
- Self-motivated and enthusiastic
- Ability to work under pressure, meet targets and deadlines and manage high volume workload
- Effective team player and project manager
- Applied understanding of professional ethics and confidentiality
- Experience of working in a third sector organisation is desirable
What is in it for you;
Salary circa 32k
Monday to Friday working 37.50 hours per week (you must be flexible to work evenings and weekends due to the nature of the projects)
25 days holiday plus bank holidays
Enhanced pension scheme
Free onsite parking
Join an exciting, growing organisation and make an impact to the rural communities across West Wales
Initially this role if offered on a fixed term contract until June 2023 pending new contracts post this date.
What to do now..
Click on apply or contact Claire 01267610900 [email protected]