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Climate Action Project Manager

Part time - 16 hours a week - £10.65/hr - 2 year contract

We are looking for a Project Manager who will work solely on our Climate Action programmes, supporting the implementation of the organisation’s climate change strategy and action plan. Through our activities, we work to raise awareness to marginalised ethnically diverse communities, inspiring changes in action in their day to day lives. This is through delivering bespoke environmental activities, as well as integrating climate action in existing and ongoing projects.

 

Through the role, the individual will work across the organisation, within the community and in partnership with other organisations to ensure the goals are met. The post holder will drive innovation, while ensuring that projects are delivered effectively.

 

The post-holder will be a self-starter, with passion and motivation to make a difference. The individual will be a member of a team, who places a premium on quality, to ensure that the extensive range of services offered are compliant and person centric.

Responsibilities:

  • Work to develop, lead and deliver activities as set out in the organisation’s climate change action plan.

  • Support and contribute to multi-disciplinary and multiple project teams to deliver climate action across the organisation.

  • Monitoring and evaluating performance of the project as they relate to climate change, including collating and reviewing data and reporting on progress. 

  • Identify and engage with climate change networks and forums, regionally and nationally to help inform and add value to the organisation’s action plan.

  • Collaborate with and provide climate change advice, guidance and expertise to fellow staff across the organisation to assist delivery of climate action objectives.

  • Represent the organisation at internal and external meetings or organisations, regional meetings, inquiries and other settings. Prepare and present detailed advice and reports in adherence with the best professional standards.

Application deadline: we are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will close it once filled.

How to apply: CV & Cover letter to be sent to info@caentr.org

In a Meeting

Trustee/board member

At its simplest, the role of the trustee board is to receive assets from funders and donors, safeguard them and apply them to the charitable purposes of The CAE. The trustee board must always act in the best interests of the organisation, exercising the same standard of duty of care that a prudent person would apply if looking after the affairs of someone for whom they have responsibility. The trustee board must act as a group and not as individuals.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that The CAE complies with its governing document (its Articles of Association), charity law, company law and any other relevant legislation or regulations.

  • Ensure that The CAE pursues its objects as defined in its governing document

  • Ensure The CAE applies its resources exclusively in pursuance of its objects. For example, it must not spend money on activities which are not included in the objects, however worthwhile they may be contribute actively to the board of trustees by giving firm strategic direction to The CAE, setting overall policy, defining goals, setting targets, and evaluating performance against agreed targets

  • Safeguard the good name and values of The CAE

  • Ensure the financial stability of The CAE

We are looking for individuals skilled in the following areas:

  • Financial management, income generation and enterprise

  • Public policy and public affairs

  • National and local voluntary sector

  • National and local government and statutory bodies

  • Digital strategy

  • Trading subsidiaries and social enterprise

  • Human resource management

  • Volunteering management and brokerage

  • Funding/foundations

  • Collaborative partnerships

  • Social investment and impact

Time Commitment

  • Trustees are expected to attend an induction session at The CAE prior to their first board meeting.

  • Trustees are expected to attend all board meetings held four times a year.

  • Trustees are to prepare for meetings by reading documents distributed one week prior to each session. 

  • Trustees are expected to attend training sessions as organised by The CAE

  • Trustees may be asked to join board committees, which meet twice a year.

  • Trustees can claim out of pocket expenses incurred in travelling to meetings.

Application deadline: we are accepting applications on a rolling basis and will close it once filled.

How to apply: CV & Cover letter to be sent to info@caentr.org