Environmental Engagement Project Manager

Are you passionate about gardening, nature and people? Would you like to work in the heart of Camden Town for an award-winning community association, managing our urban environmental projects?

At Castlehaven we have four acres of urban green space and a Horticulture Hub just off Camden Lock. We have been working hard to transform our 4-acre open space into a vibrant and loved green space that is rich in biodiversity, providing opportunities for the local community to learn about gardening, food growing and environmental issues, whilst improving their mental & physical health and wellbeing.

We are looking for a self-motivated, proactive, and passionate project manager to lead on creating an exciting programme of community activities, environment sessions, and events. You will have the ability to plan and manage projects, working under your own initiative to tight deadlines. It is essential that you have experience of working with inner city communities and can demonstrate how you have managed successful community projects, particularly those with a gardening, food growing and/or environmental focus. The ability to build strong partner relationships and to enthuse others to come onboard the project is key. That aside you will be creative, idea driven and flexible in your working arrangements.

This is a key project management role within the Castlehaven Community Association, working closely with the Castlehaven Chief Executive Officer and Operations Manager to maintain Castlehaven’s leading role within the voluntary sector and maintaining high standards of delivery.

Annual Leave:

Annual holiday entitlement is 25 working days of which 5 will be allocated to the Christmas period when the Centre is closed, in addition to statutory public holidays.

Staff Benefits:

  • A Staff Automatic Enrolment Pension.
  • Childcare Voucher Scheme.
  • Annual Public Transport Travel Card Scheme.
  • Bicycle Purchase Scheme.
  • 24-hour Counselling Support Line.
  • Regular Team Building Activities and Socials.
  • Onsite parking.

Venue of work:

Castlehaven Community Centre, Camden Town, London. This is not a remote or homebased role. We offer some flexibility, however you will be expected to work on site the majority of the time.

Equality & Diversity: 

The Castlehaven Community Association is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.

We encourage individuals of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds to apply – CCA is committed to ensuring our workforce is reflective of our diverse community and is therefore committed to increasing representation of staff of Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds across all roles and at all levels.

Data Protection: 

By applying for this role and sending your covering letter & CV you consent to CCA using and keeping information about you or by third parties, e.g. referees relating to your application or future employment. This information will be used solely in the recruitment process. For unsuccessful candidates, the information will be destroyed within 6 months unless you have consented to extend this period.

HOW TO APPLY: Please hit the link below to download the full Environmental Engagement Project Manager Job Description

Closing Date for Applications: Sunday 6th June 2021 at 11.59pm

If you have been shortlisted, you will be contacted by Tues 8th June 2021 and our Interviews will take place on: Weds 9th June 2021, please keep this date free in case you are shortlisted. 

If you have not been shortlisted for an interview you will not hear further from us. Thank you.