Programme Manager Impact Lead



Organisation
Soil Association
Reference
SOIL137144
Sector
Community Development & Social Enterprise, Environment & Sustainability, FairTrade & Organic, Project Management
Location
Remote
Salary Details
£35,693
Contract Type
Fixed
Hours per Week
37.5
Closing Date
21/08/2022
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Food for Life Get Togethers team.

Job Description

About the opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the Food for Life Get Togethers team. Food for Life Get Togethers is an innovative programme that brings people together through cooking, growing and sharing good food. We work across the UK with national and local partners and have so far engaged over 1,500 groups and reached almost 150,000 people through our programme of networking activities, campaigns and a new Food Leadership initiative. Now in our fourth year, our priorities are on delivering the remainder of the programme, maximising our impact and sharing our learning, both internally and with the wider good food movement.

About you

You will have considerable programme management experience, overseeing effective programme coordination and be comfortable working in a complex, multi-stakeholder programme. You will be experienced in designing both quantitative and qualitative research and evaluation tools and comfortable with data collection, analysis, reporting and presentation. You will be a highly competent user of Excel and CRM systems. You will be highly numerate and confident with budget management systems. Knowledge of programmes that deliver impact for climate, nature and/or health would be beneficial as would a demonstrable empathy with the values aims and objectives of the Soil Association.

Commitment to Safeguarding

The Soil Association and FFL are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people, and vulnerable adults that we work with. In accordance with this commitment we ensure that we follow a thorough and safe recruitment and selection process for all roles that work with children. This includes checking against the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) where appropriate. Please note that if you are successful in your application to the role any offer of employment will be subject to a satisfactory DBS check.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:

27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays

Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution increasing with length of service

Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce

Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives

Family friendly policies and flexible working

Cycle to work scheme

Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce

Hours

37.5 hours per week

Fixed Term end of July 2023

Location

Bristol/Hybrid - 2 days office based per week

Company Description

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests.We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.