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Role: Contract Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Across Cornwall (Home Based)
Hours: Full and Part Time Considered
Salary: £26,000- £32,000
First and foremost, you’re deeply passionate about developing communities and supporting the most vulnerable to particiapte in their communities in a meaningful way. You’re an experienced relationship builder and negotiator and have a track record of developing partnerships that deliver results. You’re excellent at turning ideas into action and inspiring others to get onboard!
You have the ability to quickly understand and stay focused across a range of priorities and themes to ensure you deliver results every time. You have the interest and ability to utilise creative ideas as part of campaigns to engage the many and turn problems into solutions that create opportunities across the communities we serve.
You need to be a great collaborator and a self starter. Your strong facilitation skills enable you to bring people together to explore ideas and have the ability to build strong relationships with a wide range of different players – from grassroots community groups to national corportate businesses, that will enable outcomes for all.
As Contract Manager you’ll join a team of hard working and dedicated people developing Tempo Time Credit networks across over 20 projects in England. This roles focus is to build and maintain the existing project in Cornwall which has been running since 2018. You will work closely with Cornwall Council commissioners, service providers who delivery Supporting Families, Housing, Substance Recovery, Young People and DASV, as well as community organisations in the Cornwall Tempo network. The current contract focuses on Penzance, Newquay, Camborne/Pool/Redruth, and St Austell, but the project covers the whole county.
You will be a confident public speaker and presenter and will raise the profile of the Time Credits programmes in Cornwall and beyond. You will build relationships with key influencers and stakeholders in each locality to support the development and growth of the network to enable groups to access Tempo Time Credits to increase volunteering and engagement and improve health and wellbeing.
Tempo works to support communities to flourish through enabling more individuals and more diverse groups of people to volunteer and support their local communities. Tempo is commissioned by Cornwall Council to work with vulnerable adults and families to support a range of outcomes.
We work in partnership with others engaged in community development, from grassroots organisations to statutory agencies. In this role you will be working directly with groups earning Time Credits to support them to get the best use of Tempo Time Credits by ensuring that their volunteers are registered on our digital system and are earning and using their Tempo Time Credits. You will also help build our network of local Recognition Partners- businesses who support Tempo and our volunteers through offering days out, theatre and arts, leisure and fitness, food and drinks and much more.
When we work together, communities are built, lives are transformed, and positive change happens.
People earning and using Tempo Time Credits report improvements in their quality of life, more social interactions, new friendships and skills, access to new opportunities, increased confidence and better physical and mental health and wellbeing. Organisations using Tempo Time Credits with their volunteer’s report that they can recruit and retain more diverse volunteers, do more with existing resources and reach more people with their services, and make new connections with other local organisations.
There’s never been a better time to get involved. We have an ambitious programme of work, full of challenges and opportunities in a fast-paced environment. COVID-19 has rekindled interest in community involvement and purpose, and we are here to help.
Working at Tempo
We are proud to be an accredited living wage employer and offer pay over the statutory minimum for all our team members. In addition, we offer a wide range of staff benefits including:
- 33 days holiday inclusive of bank holidays
- Contributory Pension Scheme (up to 5% ER contribution)
- Employee Assistance Programme available 24/7
- Family friendly policies
- Flexi-time Scheme (offering up to 13 days flexi leave each year)
- Wellbeing Centre offering the latest wellbeing articles, news and advice
- Cycle to Work Scheme
- Healthcare Cash Plan - claim back money on essential healthcare costs.
- Shopping Discounts - online and in-store at over 850 retailers from groceries to wellness products, travel and more
- Death in Service Grant – 1 year
How to Apply:
If you think this is the role for you, please take a look at our candidate pack first as it will help you decide whether we’re a good fit for you. We would then ask you to submit your current C.V. with a detail cover letter telling us how you meet our competences and why you want to work for Tempo Time Credits
Please send your completed application using the post title and your name as the subject heading by no later than 9AM Thursday 8th September 2022.
As part of our commitment to Disability Confident, candidates who consider themselves to be disabled will also be given the opportunity to attend an interview if they meet the essential criteria for the role. By opting-in to this scheme, you are disclosing that you have a disability solely for the purpose of the interview guarantee and we will not assume nor infer that you wish to disclose or record your disability in any other way – including any reasonable adjustments you may need if you are employed.
The successful applicant will be subject to a satisfactory Disclosure and Barring Service check.
We strongly believe in the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce and encourage applications from all sectors of the community.
The Government Property Agency is changing the way the Civil Service works and is at the forefront of Government's transformation agenda; reshaping the relationship civil servants have with their place of work. The Agency is central to the delivery of key Government policies including moving 22,000 Civil Service roles out of London by 2030 and tackling climate change by contributing to the Net Zero agenda. To do this we are delivering a major change programme across the UK and consolidating our portfolio in order to save £1.4 Bn over 10 years.
Beyond the bricks and mortar, the GPA is about providing great workplaces for our people. Through programmes like Hubs, Whitehall Campus and Smart Working you will be in the vanguard of creating model working environments and promoting flexible working practices. The postholder can be based at any of the GPA locations with Finance presence outside London with offices in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Newport, Norwich, Nottingham and Swindon.
This is an ambitious and exciting task, for which we need innovative people, with strong commercial acumen, who are passionate about visualising and implementing customer needs. Launched as an Executive Agency of the Cabinet Office in 2018, we’re a relatively new department and we are growing fast so we also need people who thrive in ambiguity, can adapt quickly to change and are comfortable stepping outside of their remit to drive outcomes.
This role will report into the Deputy Director of Finance – Property to ensure that changes within Property Finance are properly planned for, governed and delivered seamlessly. Changes will include those driven by external factors such as the onboarding of GPA Clients or assets, development of systems and processes, adoption of changes in technical accounting requirements and changes to supplier/contractor arrangements.
The role will provide financial support to the Deputy Director of Finance – Property and be a key member of the team across GPA responsible for onboarding. The role-holder will ensure that all financial aspects of onboarding are properly governed and managed and that GPA Finance systems and processes operate effectively from the day of onboarding
The responsibilities of the Head of Property Finance Change & Onboarding will include:
- Developing a Project Management Office (PMO) approach to ensure that changes impacting Property Finance are properly planned, resourced, governed and delivered seamlessly.
- Supporting Property Finance in proactively identifying changes that may impact Property Finance and developing a process of continuous improvement to deliver efficiencies and best value for GPA and it’s Clients.
- Leading the financial management of the onboarding process, including:
- Leading finance engagement with senior finance and property staff across Government to build trust and working relationships to influence Government departments to onboard their estate to GPA.
- Managing financial due diligence to ensure that assets are transferred with minimal financial risk.
- Co-ordinating the development of GPA financial processes to ensure that onboarded assets are properly governed, managed and reported from day 1 post transfer, including budgeting, forecasting, and billing.
- Ensuring that newly onboarded Clients understand GPA processes and approaches and that their integration into ‘BAU process’ is seamless.
- Attending Onboarding meetings as required to proactively manage onboarding processes and resolve issues.
- Contributing to the overall development of Property Finance strategy to achieve team objectives and those of the wider GPA.
To be successful in the Head of Property Finance Change & Onboarding post, you will be:
- A qualified CCAB (or CIMA) accountant, or part qualified actively studying towards qualification (desirable)
- Experience of managing finance processes and systems
- Knowledge of managing property finance and change initiatives
- Knowledge of public sector accounting and accounting packages
- A commercially astute finance professional with a strategic mindset - able to envisage future possibilities
- Strong team player with excellent planning and organising skills
- Excellent communication, networking and negotiation skills
For more information or to apply please use the link or contact Michael Swinburn or Kerry Gashi at our retained search agent, Robertson Bell.
This is a new role, which we’re introducing for sustainability, supportive, transparency and devolving power purposes. Therefore the Job Description below is reflective of the Chair role you would be deputising for:
- supporting and supervising the chief executive
- acting as a channel of communication between board and staff
- acting as a figurehead for the Charity (for example, representing it at functions and meetings).
- leading on the development of the board and ensuring its decisions are implemented.
- taking urgent action (but not decision making unless authorised) between board meetings when it isn’t possible or practical to hold a meeting.
What are we looking for?
person specification for a Deputy Chair
•a knowledge of and commitment to the work of the Charity
•experience of committee work, good meeting and presentation skills
•supportive and confident leadership style
•good ‘people’ skills
•tact and diplomacy
•a commitment to fairness and the ability to respect confidential information
•willingness to keep up to date with developments in the sector and undertake training if necessary
We are particularly interested in candidates with experience or knowledge of HR, community health and wellbeing and the not-for-profit sector in this part of London.
They should also be able to commit time to attend quarterly Board and committee meetings and occasionally contribute to written notes and reports.
If you are interested in becoming a trustee at The Bridge, as opposed to the Deputy Chair, we are also looking for candidates with experience and skills in HR specifically, and would accept applications for a general HR trustee as well as Deputy Chair.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
National Energy Action is looking for a Director of Homes who will lead the charity’s work to improve the lives of people in fuel poverty through improvements to building fabric and heating systems. It will strengthen NEA’s expertise and authority in this space across our activities.
The long-term solution to fuel poverty is for homes to be more energy efficient and more affordable to heat. As National Energy Action’s Director of Homes, you will be at the heart of this vital transformation. You will be part of our senior leadership team. You will be responsible for our practical projects to improve the homes of people in fuel poverty; and you will bring expertise to critical debates on retrofit, decarbonisation and affordable warmth.
This is a great time to join a passionate, committed and expert team. If you think that everyone should be able to afford to keep their homes warm and safe; if you have the experience to drive our work in these areas, if you want to change for the better how people live their lives – we would love to hear from you.
This is a full time, permanent post with a flexible location in the UK. The successful candidate will be part of the Senior Management Team, along with 3 other Directors, the Deputy Chief Executive and the Chief Executive.
Candidates should have a demonstrable and evidenced track record of directing major programmes with complex funding arrangements, securing contracts through commercially-tendered bids, commissioning or procurement by private and public bodies.
The job description provides a list of the duties of the post and the person specification provides the list of essential and desirable criteria.
Our staff continue to work remotely on a temporary basis. Post-holders must be resident within the UK, and be able to prove their Right to Work in the UK. Post holders must also be willing to travel throughout the UK, including overnight stays as appropriate.
Interviews will take place on 7 and 8 September 2022, these could be in person or virtually. Please indicate in your application if you will be available on these dates should you be selected for interview. Candidates are not expected to be present for the full two days.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.
We’re looking for someone to help us grow our fundraising income!
We’re the charity that developed and runs National Prison Radio, the world’s first national radio station for people in prison.
We’re also on the cusp of launching a major Lottery-funded podcast channel, Life After Prison, and we’re leading the way in the global development of prison radio.
This year we picked up a Gold Award at the radio industry’s prestigious ARIAS. In recent years we’ve been crowned Independent Production Company of the Year (Audio Production Awards) and Charity of the Year (Third Sector Awards). We’ve also been nominated for a string of British Podcast Awards.
We’re looking for a Fundraising Manager to deliver on our trusts and grants fundraising priorities and secure income to support our work. This is a remote role with some occasional travel required.
You will work strategically with the senior management team to deliver the right funding for the right projects.
Reporting to the Director of Development, you will be responsible for investigating, researching and making approaches for new funding as well as maintaining and developing existing relationships to ensure future support.
Ours is an organisation unlike any other, and we’re particularly interested in hearing from candidates from under-represented backgrounds and from people who have lived experience of the criminal justice system.
Candidates will need experience of delivering £300,000+ p.a. in grant funding and will have excellent relationship management skills, both in-person and online, and with a portfolio of existing partners.
We’re a driven, tight-knit team working in what can be a challenging, exhilarating world, and you will be motivated by the knowledge that your work has the potential to make a real difference.
Deadline for applications: Friday 26th August 2022.
The client requests no contact from agencies or media sales.