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Youth Project Coordinator -Young Leaders

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Work type: Fixed-Term - Full Time
Location: Walworth Road, SE17
Department: Communities
Salary: ££28,000

Do you believe in the power of young people and social action? Do you have the skills to support grassroots organisations to take part in a micro-grants programme? Are you confident in developing partnerships and delivering to targets?

We are looking for a new member of our team to help deliver Young Leaders, our flagship programme for young people that supports them to lead on their own projects through a £500 grant. Community mobilisation is a core part of our strategy and this role is central to delivering this.

Skills/experience required:

  • Demonstrable experience of meeting key performance indicators and an understanding of the importance of meeting outputs and performance measures associated with external contracts
  • Experience of developing and managing partnerships to deliver tangible results
  • Understanding of the principals of project management, such as communication, clear objectives, time management, monitoring/evaluation and budget management (role will have responsibility for spend of up to £5k and will feed into budget setting, which is the responsibility of their line manager)
  • Experience of keeping project management tools up to date and recording spend, outcomes, and performance indicators and is diligent in doing so
  • Exemplary time management and organizational skills – you manage your own time and workload to ensure young people, colleagues and partners have an excellent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Able empathise, connect with, and influence others
  • Experience of supporting the design or development of projects, programmes or services used by others
  • Knowledge of child protection, health and safety and other issues related to working with the community, or willingness to learn these
  • Demonstrate an active commitment to equal opportunities, with ability to work in culturally diverse communities and groups

For more information please read the role profile.

The successful applicant will need to be subject to a background disclosure check by the Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) before any appointment can be confirmed.

Please note this is a fixed term contract that will end July 2021.

If you experience any technical issues please email recruitment@peabody.org.uk quoting the job number and job title

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