Senior Manager - Team London (Volunteering), Part time 3 days/wk

London Bridge Station, London (Greater)
£52,767 per annum (pro-rata)
02 Mar 2018
21 Mar 2018

Senior Manager - Team London (Volunteering), Part  time 3 days/wk

This is an exciting opportunity to join, and take a lead role in, the Mayor’s volunteering and social action programme for London, working with business, young people and the third sector to increase volunteering across the capital.  

Team London encourages all Londoners to become active citizens and to give their time to make the capital a better place. The Mayor is committed to using volunteering as a way to improve social integration; unifying Londoners in and across communities and to also support Londoners to develop life skills to fulfil their potential. We work with civil society to create more opportunities for Londoners to support their local community. Finally, we also work with London’s businesses to help their staff give their time through employee supported volunteering (ESV).

In this role you will be responsible for setting the vision, strategy and subsequent programmes for how Team London will work to support social mobility and community engagement through volunteering, the job share element of this role will particularly focus on the social mobility part of the remit. You will be experienced in building relationships and influencing senior decision-makers across business and third sector. 

You will lead exciting new projects such as Forces For London, a veterans programme and our place-based pilot that supports 14-18 year olds to use volunteering as a route to engaging with business. You will work with business and charities to ensure the maximum benefit for London’s communities through programmes like Skill-UP which offers free learning and development to charity staff from leading London businesses.   

You will have a track record of staff, budget and project management and be able to demonstrate your ability to manage a portfolio of projects and manage multiple stakeholders. 

You will have a passion for third sector and volunteering and experience of working with volunteers, community groups and young people.  

This role will offer you the opportunity to work in a high-profile political environment with a wide range of community and charitable organisations.  It will give you the ability to influence Londoner’s futures and support civil society organisations to become more resilient. You will have the chance to work with businesses to support Mayoral priorities for London at programme and employee level.

This is contract is a Fixed-term or Secondment Maternity Cover from June 18 until February 2019. The successful candidate will be required to work Wednesday to Friday.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.  

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements.

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan, childcare voucher scheme and a career average pension scheme.

Application closing date:  Wednesday 21 March 2018 at 23:59 GMT

Interviews will take place at: City Hall, Tuesday 3 & Wednesday 4 April 2018

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