Crisis is the national charity for homeless people. We help people directly out of homelessness and campaign for changes needed to solve it altogether.
Our shops provide innovative and social spaces to engage the local community and our members (those accessing Crisis services) through volunteering opportunities. The unique look and feel of our shops enable us to raise funds to support the overarching aim to end homelessness for good. We are currently at the beginning of an expansion project that will add a significant number of new shops to our current portfolio.
About the role
As a Capital Projects Manager you will work closely with the Head of Retail to support the shops expansion strategy. The role requires a background in capital project management along with experience of managing business relationships with landlords, suppliers and contractors. Additional to this is a skilled negotiator with a background in property management.
This is a fantastic opportunity to make a difference and deliver positive social impact through the shop portfolio and contribute to funding Crisis' wider aims nationally. You will provide leadership in delivering to agreed timeframes and building a network of internal & external stakeholders.
We are looking for a enthusiastic applicant who is keen to share their expertise and join a busy and successful team. You’ll need to have a high standard of operational excellence and an ability to work under your own initiative. You must be able to provide knowledge & expertise in a fast paced and dynamic environment. Although not necessary, a background in facilities management is helpful. Importantly you’ll need to show a commitment to Crisis values and aim to end homelessness.
We want Crisis to be an inclusive employer which then reflects our members and the communities we work in. We want to offer opportunities to everyone regardless of their gender, ethnicity, disability, religion, sexual orientation or age.We particularly welcome applications from people with lived experience of homelessness.
Working at Crisis
As a member of the team you will have access to a wide range of employee benefits including:
- Interest free loans to purchase a train season ticket or a bike or for a deposit to secure a tenancy
- Mandatory pension scheme, with an employer contribution of 8.5%
- 25 days’ annual leave which increases with service to 28 days
Alongside our excellent staff benefits, we will support your ongoing development to build your skills, experience and career.
When you join us you will have the opportunity to join our staff diversity networks, which aim to champion issues across the organisation, enable staff to be their authentic and best selves and contribute to making Crisis a truly diverse organisation.
We have 5 staff diversity networks which include Black, Asian and Ethnic people, LGBTQ+ people, those with Lived Experience of Homelessness, Women at Crisis and Disability Awareness.
How to apply
If this sound likes the opportunity for you, please click on the 'Apply for Job' button below.
Closing date: Tuesday 5th October 2021 (at 23:59)
We welcome applications from people who identify as neuro diverse and want our recruitment process to be as accessible as possible. If you need us to make an adjustment or provide additional support as you apply for a role, please email our Recruitment team, contact details can be found on our website.
Registered Charity Numbers: E&W1082947, SC040094