• Job Opportunity Urban Orchard Project

    The Urban Orchard Project is a pioneering charity, dedicated to creating skilled communities that plant, care for and harvest fruit trees, whilst connecting urban communities and increasing access to fruit.
    We are recruiting for a Birmingham based Project Manager to support the charity in delivering a community orchard programme throughout the UK.
    Project Manager £24,000 pro rata plus 5% employer pension
    Part time: 2 days/week
    2 year initial contract subject to extension depending on continued funding
    The Project Manager will be responsible for all activities leading to the planting of new community orchards and their sound management, including training community volunteers. The role comprises project management and provision of technical and practical support.
    We are looking for a candidate who has excellent knowledge and experience of creating and managing community orchards. You will be passionate about making a positive difference to greenspaces and the communities that live and work in and around those spaces and be self-motivated and driven to achieve the highest standards.
    Application Procedure
    We are committed to creating an inclusive working environment, where diversity is valued and there is equality of opportunity. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community and we offer a range of benefits to encourage a work life balance.
    To apply: click here to download the job description / person specification on the website and follow the instructions on how to apply.
    The closing date for applications is 26th September 5pm Interviews will be held in Birmingham, dates to be confirmed

    Posted on 23rd September 2014