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We are hiring! We are seeking an experienced programme officer to join a dynamic and energetic team.


Do you have great project management experience, excellent communications and organisational skills and a passion for environmental action – with experience of working with faith communities an added bonus?


If so, we want to hear from you. More details below – but hurry, the deadline is May 11.


OVERVIEW
  • Salary range: £30,000-£35,000 per annum (gross salary), based on experience

  • Location: Remote, working from home, with travel to Ireland and UK every 8-12 weeks.

  • Hours: 40 hours per week

  • Contract: 12 months initial contract, subject to satisfactory completion of 6- month probationary period; contract term may be extended beyond 12 months subject to funding

  • Holiday: 25 working days per annum in addition to the normal public holidays in your country of residence.

  • Other: Automatic enrolment into pension scheme

  • Application deadline: 11 May, 2022


The programme officer will work closely with the Faith Plans programme manager on the day-to-day delivery of the programme, in line with its strategic direction. The programme officer will also work with the wider leadership in FaithInvest (our parent organisation), including FaithInvest's Director of Movement Building.


A key aspect of this role will be driving momentum and engagement with programme participants, with a view to showcasing the scale and scope of faith committment. The role is based remotely, working from home, with travel to Ireland and the UK every eight to twelve weeks for programme meetings and as required.


ABOUT FAITHINVEST

FaithInvest was established in 2019 as an international non-profit membership organisation for religious asset holders and faith-based investors worldwide. Our mission is to grow the scale and impact of faith-consistent investing worldwide, for the benefit of people and planet. We are a registered charity (no 1187015) and limited company by guarantee (no 11862410).


THE ROLE
  • Help deliver embedded engagement and mobilisation, support, and outreach to programme participants and partners

  • Identify and capitalise on opportunities to promote the programme

  • Monitor the progress of programme participants, including providing feedback on individual Faith Plans, assisting with participants needs, and ensuring that programme participants can translate commitment into long-term plans

  • Generate and present data and content for publication

  • Work closely with strategic partners and key programme contracts to promote the Faith Plans programme

  • Generate content for programme publication and resources, including showcasing case studies, newsletter content and events reports

CANDIDATE SPECIFICATION
  • ​The ideal candidate will have experience in project management, ideally in complex projects or global campaigns that focus on the recruitment, support, and retention of diverse cohorts of participants

  • Experience and knowledge of community planning and stakeholder engagements for sustainable development

  • Experience of working with faith leaders and/or faith communities, and preference given to candidate with experience of engaging faith groups in discussion around long-term environmental action and planning

  • Ability to mobilise and maintain close relationships with a diverse range of actors

  • Excellent communicator to a diverse array of stakeholders via email, reports, newsletter production, face-to-face engagement

  • Highly organized and ability to work on multiple work strands at any one time

  • A passion for care for the earth including an understanding of the scale of action and ambition needed in this decade, and the role that faith communities play

  • Collaborative with the ability to work effectively as a team member, especially in an online, remote context

FULL JOB DESCRIPTION

For full details of the post, including key responsibilities and person specification, download the job description.


APPLICATION PROCESS

To apply please send your CV and a cover letter to jobs@faithinvest.org. Please quote “Programme Officer” in the subject line. Please note that CVs sent without a cover letter will not be considered. Application deadline: 11 May, 2022