Application deadline: 24/08/2020
The UK’s leading interfaith organisation is looking for an organised and motivated self-starter to lead the project management of programmes across the West Midlands, supporting the existing team to deliver high quality work.
Founded in 1997, the Faith & Belief Forum works to build strong and productive relations between people of different faiths, beliefs, and cultures. Our team in the West Midlands deliver an increasing number of Education and Community engagement projects, connecting people from different backgrounds.
This is an exciting six-month opportunity to manage the West Midlands programming in a post coronavirus lockdown context. You will be responsible for both project and stakeholder management of our Community Dialogue project in Walsall. As one of the five areas chosen to work with the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government you will be part of an exciting project developing new ways of bringing communities together. You will help us build on this success by developing relationships and advocating for our work with other Local Authorities in the region. You will also have the opportunity to oversee the Education programmes in the region with support from the team. You would work with over 80 schools through our Award-Winning Workshops, School Linking and other creative youth projects.
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You will be joining an organisation that embodies the inclusive and welcoming values we want to see in wider society. We pride ourselves on our diverse and collaborative working environment, where your passion and dedication will be rewarded through a flexible benefits package and ongoing support. At our most recent staff survey, 100% of staff said believe in the aims of the Faith & Belief Forum and 100% enjoy the work they do.
If you feel this role is for you, please visit www.faithbeliefforum.org/about/careers to download the job description and person specification, and information on how to apply.
The deadline to apply is 9am Monday 24 August. If shortlisted, you will be invited to attend an interview on Friday 28 August which will take place via Zoom. We are looking for someone available to start in this role ASAP, preferably no later than the end of September.
We believe in order to effectively serve our beneficiaries; our work must be influenced by a broad range of voices. Therefore, we actively encourage applications from people who are currently underrepresented in our staff team. This would include BAME candidates and those who identify as Muslim, Sikh, Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain. We celebrate difference and are committed to creating a working environment where everyone is included.
Unfortunately, we cannot accept applications from individuals without the right to work in the UK.
Please note we do not accept CVs.Submit your application