We are looking for a Project Manager with recent exemplary service in the Armed Forces to work in collaboration with charities, agencies and academics to continue the development and delivery of projects that help military personnel, veterans and their loved ones to better support themselves and one another as well as improve their ability to access Samaritans’ services, whether they are in the UK or stationed overseas.
- Ewell, Surrey
- 6 month FTC, full time
- £44,000 – £48,000 per annum (depending on experience) + competitive benefits
A little about the role…
Reporting into the Head of Service Delivery, this role will have ultimate responsibility for managing 3 core projects as set out below;
- The creation and delivery of face to face training for serving personnel as part of a “train the trainer” scheme working alongside Army HQ
- The implementation of an international online support service for the armed forces & families
- The development and release of a learning and planning tool to support the emotional health of those who have left or are leaving the armed forces.
In addition to the above, this role will also involve the following additional responsibilities;
- The coordination of existing Samaritans volunteers to provide outreach and support to the armed forces community
- Providing in-house expertise on the armed forces community
- Managing relationships with the armed forces community and other support providers in both the MOD, tri-service and third sector
If you’re interested in finding out more about the role please read the attached job description as set out below.
At Samaritans, our vision is that fewer people die by suicide. We believe it is preventable and that by working together we can give people the support they need before they reach crisis point. We are one of the most trusted charities in the UK and ROI, and we answer a call for help every six seconds. We have around 175 staff and more than 20,000 volunteers based across 201 branches giving emotional support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. We don’t just hear you, we listen.
Our Central Office is located in a converted mill in Ewell, Surrey which is just over 30-minutes by train from Waterloo and 15 minutes from Wimbledon. As an employer we offer a good range of benefits, including 25 days’ holiday, free parking, Health Cash Plan, Pension and interest-free season ticket loans.
Interested candidates should submit their CV and a covering letter outlining their motivations for applying for the role to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than 9am on Monday 16 December 2019.
Please note applications will be reviewed as they are submitted and this may result in the role being closed before the advertised end date, therefore we encourage all interested candidates to apply as soon as possible.