E4
£42057.00-£42057.00 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Volunteering Design Manager to join our team, based in Gilwell Park, Chingford. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis (working 35 hours per week). In return, you will receive a competitive salary of £42,057 per annum.

The Volunteering Design Manager Role:

As our Volunteering Design Manager, you will lead and work with a Volunteer Product Team, designing and delivering ‘products’ to better the experience of Scout volunteers. This includes maintaining products to support volunteer training, local governance, and the overall volunteer journey. This role also uses Agile and Product Management to deliver products quickly and in partnership with volunteers, to ensure support for volunteers remains current and relevant.

What will you be doing in the Volunteering Design Manager role?

  • Provide support to volunteers at the Scouts who deliver Scouting locally by ensuring that current support products are up to date, fit for purpose, and meet the needs of volunteers
  • Work in partnership with Team UK and ‘People’ Team volunteers to ensure that the volunteer training scheme, governance, and journey products are simple to use, understand, and are relevant to volunteer needs
  • Effectively identify and prioritise products and workstreams using feedback from a wide pool of volunteer and staff stakeholders
  • Liaise with Corporate Partners and Creative etc to ensure resources produced are edited and checked for accuracy from a programme, international, inclusive, volunteering, and technical perspective
  • Work closely with the wider Volunteer Journey Team to provide feedback from members and input into the development of new resources and initiatives as part of the overall strategy and Programmes of Work
  • Liaise with the Programme Delivery and Programme Design Teams to ensure the tie in sufficient support and smooth transition of resources from development into the delivery
  • Ensure the cultivation and maintenance of ongoing relationships with organisations supporting the work of the volunteering work area; including those providing external recognition, specialist advice, and organisations that provide technical input to the safe management of volunteering

What we are looking for in our Volunteering Design Manager:

  • Effectively line manage, prioritise workload and work to meet deadlines
  • Manage and prioritise own workload, and workload of a team
  • Effectively lead a team, providing support, feedback, and guidance, ensuring a high quality output
  • Effectively present information clearly and influence an audience
  • Able to think creatively and solve problems
  • Able to use own initiative and be a self-starter
  • Able to construct written information for the production of web articles, resource material, magazine articles, committee papers, and minutes
  • Excellent understanding of the needs of young people and non-formal education
  • Culturally sensitive and able to work in a voluntary youth sector environment
  • Practical knowledge of common IT programmes, particularly Microsoft Office
  • Experience in researching and analysing information and collecting data insights
  • Experience of managing others, including ensuring high quality outputs and performance management
  • Experience of being a volunteer and/or working with volunteers, including experience of working with volunteer groups within or outside Scouting
  • Experience in developing and maintaining partnerships with external organisations
  • Experience of agile project management and delivery
  • Must be willing to be flexible and available to work with volunteer teams as needed

What we can offer you as our Volunteering Design Manager:

  • 25 days holiday and going up to 28 days after 2 years’ service and 32 days after 5 years’ service
  • Additional holidays between Christmas & New Year
  • Life Assurance
  • Simply Health Scheme
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Free car parking

Closing date: Sun, 17 October 2021

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to join our fantastic team! Click ‘Apply’ now!

The Scouts is an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to diversity and actively seeking applicants from a wide range of backgrounds.

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Posted on: 17 September 2021
Closing date: 17 October 2021
Job ref: MLGilVDM1709
Tags: Vocational/Services
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