Published: 16 July 2021

Community Southwark is recruiting for an experienced Project Manager, with excellent communication skills and a proactive work ethic.

  • Responsible to: Director
  • Salary: £35,350
  • Contract Duration: until 30th Sep 2022 with possibility of extension
  • Hours: 35hrs per week

Community Southwark is the infrastructure organisation for the Voluntary and Community Sector in Southwark.

We aim to bring about positive change for people living in Southwark by championing, supporting and working with the wonderful and diverse organisations and individuals that make up the voluntary and community sector (VCS) in Southwark.

The Project Manager will be expected to:

  • manage 4-5 Officers, running different projects supporting the local Voluntary and Community Sector (VCS)
  • prepare and submit funding applications in support of existing and new projects aiding the Southwark VCS
  • spend around 40 workdays per annum on paid consultancy projects requested by our members and others

The ideal candidate will have strong project management and digital skills, with experience of working in small charities.

We particularly encourage applications from disabled, Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) candidates and people from the LGBTQ+ community.

Application Process

If you would like to apply for this post, please read the Recruitment Pack and send a full CV and covering letter (maximum of 2-sides of A4) outlining how your experience meets the job and person specification to [email protected].

IMPORTANT: We are committed to ensuring our recruitment procedure is completely free from risks of unconscious bias. We therefore kindly ask you to remove your name and any indication of your gender, ethnicity or other personal information from both your CV and Cover Letter, that's not related to your work experience or skill set. 

Please just confirm your name and contact details in the email you send to us, so we can contact you with the outcome of your application when it's been reviewed by the hiring panel.

Diversity Monitoring: We would appreciate if you could help us ensure that our advert reaches all section of the community by filling in the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Monitoring form under 

If you wish to have an informal conversation about the role, please call Krzysztof Mikata-Pralat, Director on 020 7358 7251.

Next Steps

  • Application deadline: 9AM on Monday, 16th August 2021
  • Shortlisted candidates will be notified by: Friday, 20th August 2021
  • Interviews: Thursday, 26th August 2021
  • Preferred Start Date: Monday, 4th October 2021