Job alert: Community Projects Co-ordinator (Active Travel) #Chorlton

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Community Projects Co-ordinator (Active Travel)

Groundwork Greater Manchester and WalkRide Greater Manchester have been successful in securing National Lottery Climate Action Fund investment together with the Chorlton Climate Action Partnership. The project aims to create a permanent shift in the way people move around the area, increasing walking and cycling and enhancing our local neighbourhood in favour of people.

The Partnership is looking to recruit to two new posts, one with Groundwork and one with WalkRide, to form the project team and:

  • Develop and deliver high quality community led projects within the Chorlton Climate Action Partnership work programme, ensuring impact targets are achieved and projects are delivered within budget and on time.
  • Embedded within the Chorlton community, build on the work already undertaken by local community groups to create a more engaged overall community, and wider and stronger climate action movement.
  • Build the case and groundwork for reduced car journeys in Chorlton, using data, knowledge of the community, vehicle patterns and personal journeys to help the community find solutions to the traffic, pollution and emissions problems faced
  • Champion sustainable travel, sharing learning and drawing on local, national and international best practice.

Office base:  Chorlton office, Trafford Ecology Park, home working.

The ideal candidate has a wide range of experience with diverse communities, leading and delivering sustainability / environmental projects, engaging and empowering the community and promoting active travel. You will have good knowledge of current sustainability issues, have developed partnerships with organisations across sectors and have strong project management and communications skills.

JOB DESCRIPTION 1 – GROUNDWORK BASED

JOB DESCRIPTION 2 – WALKRIDE GM BASED

For an informal chat about the project or the role, please contact Claire Stocks on claire.stocks@walkridegm.org.uk

For enquiries about the application process, please contact greatermanchester@groundwork.org.uk


Please submit a current CV and covering letter addressing how you meet the requirements of the post, stating clearly which post you are applying for to greatermanchester@groundwork.org.uk

Closing date 9am Monday 28th September.

Interviews will take place 13th and 14th October 2020.

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