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Project Officer

Exeter, Devon
Job Type
1 Jul 2021
Fixed to 31st March 2022 with potential to become permanent.

Full-time, 37 hours per week

This is an externally funded role.

We are anticipating further roles opening up so we are also interested in expressions of interest from those looking for part time opportunities.

Workbase Location: Exeter (Home working in the first instance)

We are seeking an exceptional, dynamic individual to join our Projects Team, working in local communities to inspire and support people to lead active lifestyles.

About us…

Active Devon is a community focussed, not for profit organisation inspiring and supporting the people of Devon to lead active lifestyles, whether that's getting active for the first time or staying active throughout their lives. We believe passionately that leading an active lifestyle contributes positively to people and the communities in which they live and work.

What you'll be doing…

Our Project Officers work in and with local communities. A key part of their role is building and managing relationships in those communities. They also plan, organise and deliver various projects and initiatives, aimed at enabling those people who would benefit most from being active.

What experience you'll need…

This is a fantastic opportunity for people with excellent relationship building skills together with proven project planning and implementation skills allied with a passion for helping people. Experience working in the Community, Physical activity, Health or Education sectors would be advantageous.

The role would suit ambitious, values driven professionals looking to take their success and personal growth to the next level and join a highly regarded community focussed organisation working at the leading edge of community based active lifestyles promotion.

What you'll get in return…

As well as the opportunity to work as part of an energetic and vibrant team, the successful candidate will benefit from:

* Generous salary with defined benefits (career average) pension scheme

* Flexible working scheme

* 24.5 days annual leave entitlement

* Various active workplace initiatives
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  • Job Reference: 318654685-2
  • Date Posted: 1 July 2021
  • Recruiter: Devon County Council
    Devon County Council
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: £24,012
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent