Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £23,398.00 /year

The role of Community Projects Officer is intended to be adaptable, varied and changeable. It supports Project Managers in the effective delivery of specific activities and pieces of project work enabling Devon Communities Together to deliver its social objectives for the benefit of the people & communities of Devon.

You should have experience of community development and the ability to deliver technical advice and support.

Closing date for applications: 9am Thursday 27th April 2017

The Community Projects Officer position has an intentionally wide scope to enable a flexible response to changing policies and programmes for communities across Devon. At any one time the post holder will be expected to take a key role in a number of discrete areas of project work from across the breadth of DCT’s current portfolio of activities. The post holder will be directed and guided in the fulfilment of each project work area by an appointed Project Manager.

Community Work and Development:

  • To work directly with communities, and with partner agencies, to develop or improve the quality of life and vibrancy of communities.
  • To deliver a project-based response across the areas of engagement identified within DCT’s Strategic Plan.
  • To react to general enquiries from Communities, Organisations and other client groups. Researching, responding, redirecting and advising as appropriate.
  • Work areas may include: Community Led Planning (Parish Plans, Neighbourhood Plans, Community Emergency Plans). Community Assets (Village Halls, Sport and Play areas etc.). Fuel Poverty. Social Enterprise support.
  • Project Support: Supporting Project Managers in the effective delivery of specific pieces of project work as are secured from time to time.
  • Representation: To represent DCT and voluntary sector interests on relevant bodies and forums as appropriate.
  • Research: To research, analyse and keep abreast of trends and issues affecting communities, along with relevant initiatives and projects.
  • Project Development: To keep abreast of current issues, trends and developments that are likely to influence the work of DCT.
  • To identify need in communities, in order to contribute to the development of future projects, policies and programmes.
  • Marketing: To write, prepare and collate promotional material for DCT, and to actively promote the work of Devon Communities Together to rural communities and enabling agencies.
  • Membership – promoting membership of DCT.
  • All Staff Duties : To prepare and assist with reports, articles, and any DCT monitoring requirements. To attend Staff and other meetings of DCT as required.
  • Other Duties To undertake any other duties commensurate with the Job Purpose as directed by DCT Senior Management/Directors.

Required education

Secondary education


Required experience:

Community: 3 years
Required licence or certification:

Driving Licence

How to Apply

For an application pack please e-mail carol@devoncommunities.org.uk
Or to discuss the role further call Greg Davies on 01392 248919

Alternatively, you can also apply using Indeed here.


£25,951 a year

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: £25,951.00 /year


We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to be part of a diverse, dynamic & dedicated team delivering first class services across Devon.

The role is intended to be adaptable, delivering a varied and changing portfolio of activities which contribute to meeting Devon Communities Together’s social objectives for the benefit of the people and communities of Devon.

You should have experience of community development and project management, the ability to deliver technical advice and support and the capacity to operate strategically.

Closing date for applications: 9am Monday 24th April 2017

The role of Project Manager is intended to be adaptable, to enable Devon Communities Together to respond flexibly to the evolving funding and programme context we work within.

  • To work alongside the management team and other Devon Communities Together staff to deliver our key aims
  • Project Management and frontline delivery of a portfolio of projects
  • To effectively engage communities in community development and regeneration processes (including, for example, community-led planning, community asset development, enterprise activities, the localism agenda etc.)
  • Tendering for pieces of consultancy/fee-paying work. Designing, drawing up contracts.
  • Delivery of consultancy contracts ‘on brief, to a budget and on time’.
  • 1:1 delivery of small business / social enterprise advice and support across Devon’s communities.
  • To represent and promote the work of Devon Communities Together at a strategic level with our funders, potential funders, statutory bodies, business and voluntary sector organisations, partners and communities.

Required education:

Diploma
Required experience:

Project Management: 3 years
Required licence or certification:

Driving License required

How to Apply

For an application pack please e-mail carol@devoncommunities.org.uk
Or to discuss the role further call Greg Davies on 01392 248919

Alternatively, you can also apply using Indeed here.