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Project Manager Vacancy

Carbon Clyde is a new project funded by the Scottish Government under the Climate Challenge Fund and managed by Keep Scotland Beautiful. The Carbon Clyde project will look to help our local community cope with the impacts of climate change by reducing local carbon emissions with new initiatives that will engage the community of Cumbernauld.

Clyde FC Community Foundation are delighted to announce that we are looking to expand our team by appointing a Project Manager to lead the Carbon Clyde project.

Job Description – Project Manager

Responsible to: Clyde FC Community Foundation Trustees & Head of Community Development
Salary: £24,000 
Hours of work: 5 days per week on a flexible basis to include some weekends and evenings if required
Place of work: Clyde FC, Broadwood Stadium and community locations
Contract: One year fixed term contract until 31st March 2017
Requirement: A PVG scheme check is required for this post

Job purpose

The Project Manager will drive forward all aspects of the delivery of the Carbon Clyde project in line with all key objectives and outcomes. The role will be to plan, manage and report to the Trustees outlining the progress of the project on a monthly basis.

The Project Manager will have the responsibility for ensuring that the Clyde FC Community Foundation is seen to be engaging with the local community in a positive and proactive manner. This will involve regular discussions and integration with local community groups and organisations with the aim of providing support and encouragement from Clyde FC Community Foundation and Clyde FC to foster good relations and reciprocal support for the club and the wider community.

The project is a partnership between Clyde FC Community Foundation, Clyde FC and Active Schools.

Line Management responsibilities

  • Sessional Coaches
  • Volunteers
  • Cycle Proficiency Officer
  • Project Administrator
  • Home Energy Advisor
  • Recycling Coordinator

Specific responsibilities

  • To manage the project delivery in line with the stated outcomes
  • Development of a monitory and evaluation framework and tools appropriate for capturing the stated outputs, outcomes and indicators
  • Link with agencies and services which will contribute to our outcomes
  • Enrol, recruit and train sessional coaches
  • Manage the Home Energy Advisor enrol, recruit and train volunteers
  • Co-ordinate recycling activities
  • Design and co-ordinate community events
  • Design and develop appropriate resources and tools
  • Support volunteers/participants/community members to develop ‘carbon friendly’ ways of working and community project

General responsibilities

  • To work as part of the Carbon Clyde team to promote and encourage understanding of environmental issues in the local area
  • To promote the work of Carbon Clyde when working in the community
  • To engage with members of the public in a positive and constructive way and ensure their needs are met
  • To provide excellent customer service
  • To communicate effectively with the team
  • To work with team members to achieve goals
  • To work constructively with project partners
  • To report on the success of allocated tasks
  • To comply fully with the organisation ethos, policies and procedures and relevant legislation
  • To attend team meetings as required
  • To undertake other duties in line with the Carbon Clyde project

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Relevant qualification or degree
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Awareness and understanding of current social media techniques and applications
  • Motivated individual with ability to use own initiative
  • Good planning and organisational skills
  • Competent in Microsoft office e.g. word, spreadsheets etc
  • Experience of coordinating and supporting volunteers and coaches
  • Experience of delivering events
  • Experience at developing marketing materials
  • Experience of previous budget and financial management
  • Experience of supporting press/media/PR activity
  • Experience of maintaining and developing website content
  • Able to work independently, set own priorities and deliver within agreed timescales
  • Able to constructively build working relationships with colleagues and other partners
  • Current driving licence

Please send CV and covering letter to by 5pm on Friday 15th April.