Feeding Liverpool – Project Manager

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Contract: Fixed Term.
Term: Full Time.
Salary: £30,000 pro rata.
Hours per week: 30-37.5 hours per week (subject to negotiation). Evening/weekend work will be involved, dependent on the needs of each project.
Reporting to: Feeding Liverpool Director.
Location: Feeding Liverpool’s office: 16 Lady Chapel Close, Liverpool, L1 7BZ.

Employer Bio

Feeding Liverpool is the city of Liverpool’s food alliance, connecting and equipping people and organisations to work towards good food for all.

Building on their work since 2015 tackling hunger and food insecurity, Feeding Liverpool are developing and driving forward Liverpool’s Good Food Plan in partnership with communities and organisations across the city.

Their aims:

  • Create arenas for practitioners to share and shape good practice in relation to Good Food for All
  • Draw on skills, expertise and experience from communities and people on the ground to contribute to and influence policy debates locally and nationally
  • Raise awareness and develop greater public understanding of food systems, policy and related issues.

Their key activities:

  • Equipping and supporting people and projects to work towards good food for all
  • Telling the stories of people who have experiences of food insecurity and campaigning with local and national partners to tackle the root causes of poverty
  • Connecting communities through their programme of events and network gatherings.

Job Description

You will be passionate about learning from and supporting communities to grow and connect, working towards their vision of building a city where everyone can eat good food. You will have tangible experience in project delivery including managing programmes of work to a timeline and budget. This will be coupled with strong organisational and communication skills to enable you to work effectively in partnership with others.

Main purposes of job

  • Manage the delivery of Feeding Liverpool’s varied projects
  • Undertake operational tasks to deliver Feeding Liverpool projects
  • Supervise and manage Feeding Liverpool’s Network Coordinator, and relevant short-term project workers
  • Support the development of new projects and programmes of work
  • Support the delivery of Liverpool’s Good Food Plan.

Key responsibilities

  • To manage Feeding Liverpool’s projects, ensuring they are delivered in an efficient, effective and timely manner, on time and within budget (see project list via the link below)
  • To manage their engagement with project partners and engage with relevant stakeholders
  • To undertake operational tasks leading to the delivery of Feeding Liverpool projects
  • To provide effective line management for Feeding Liverpool’s Network Coordinator (3 days per week) and for relevant short-term project workers (e.g. Creative Engagement Officer – 1 day per week) to support the delivery of their responsibilities and ensure these are carried out efficiently and effectively (see organisational via the link below – noting that additional line management responsibilities may be included once established in post)
  • To work alongside the Programme Director to identify, stimulate and encourage the emergence of projects and programmes, supporting the organisation’s funding applications as and where required
  • To ensure that adequate contracting, monitoring and reporting systems are in place and maintained for Feeding Liverpool’s projects.

General responsibilities

  • To line manage the direct reporting staff members
  • To work collaboratively with team members and trustees, reporting regularly back to the Director and when appropriate to the trustees
  • To promote the ethos of Feeding Liverpool
  • To encourage the development of staff members and volunteers
  • To maintain confidentiality at all times in respect of Feeding Liverpool matters and prevent disclosure of confidential or sensitive in formation.

To read the full job description and to apply, please click here.

Deadline: 11:59 PM on Sunday 26 March 2023.

Interviews will take place at 16 Lady Chapel Close, L1 7BZ on Wednesday 5 April 2023.

Contact Details: naomi@feedingliverpool.org / 07835 947583.

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