Social Enterprise Manager (Business/Operations)

27000.00 - 32000.00 GBP Annual
06 Sep 2017
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Shaw Trust is a national charity, committed to supporting those with barriers related to disability, health and those in disadvantaged circumstances to find employment, independence and greater inclusion in society.

Shaw Trust Enterprises North East is a horticulture-focused social enterprise that works with local adults and young people with learning disabilities, long term unemployed, disabled jobseekers and people with mental ill health. Our enterprise supports individuals to live more healthy, independent, and social lives, whilst improving opportunities to work.

The Enterprises Manager is a key member of the Shaw Trust Enterprises team. You will be responsible for leading the development, growth, and successful delivery of Shaw Trust Enterprises North East.

You will develop strong and fruitful relationships with a range of key stakeholders to explore new opportunities, secure new business, and develop strategic partnerships necessary to achieve our collective vision. You will also manage an operational team to ensure that financial, environmental, and social objectives are achieved.

With experience of setting up and managing successful projects, and horticultural or plant related knowledge, you will have excellent interpersonal skills with the capability to influence at a range of levels. Your strong communication skills will be combined with an organised approach and you will be a confident problem solver, who is comfortable taking positive risks.

The Trust offers excellent benefits and development opportunities.

Reference number: 18697.

Closing date: 24 September 2017.

Interview date: 10-12 October 2017.

Shaw Trust is committed to safeguarding. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced disclosure from the DBS. Shaw Trust is a registered charity: 287785.