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Job opportunity for PSBL Community Manager

£35,000 pa pro rata

Up to 4 days per week (including some evening meetings and occasional weekends)

This is an exciting role to lead a Big Local initiative in the Plaistow area of east London and

oversee the delivery of our plan and staff. Internally the role is known as Director.

Plaistow South Big Local (PSBL) is the resident-led Big Local Partnership whose aim is to

bring together the local talent, ambitions and skills from individuals, groups and local

organisations to achieve this. South Plaistow is one of 150 areas across England to receive

funding over 10 years from the Big Lottery to make the area an even better place to live.

PSBL is supported by Rights & Equalities in Newham (REIN) in the development and

delivery of the Community Plan, which has been established through consultation with local


PSBL and REIN are looking for an exceptional manager who will lead on the implementation

of our ambitious plan to make a lasting, positive difference to the community whilst

supporting the partnership in the development, delivery and management of the Community

Plan. This will include the line management of PSBL staff and volunteers.

There are five key areas of responsibility that are relevant to this role (described more fully in

the Job Description). The areas are:

1. Project management

2. Staff management

3. Partnership support

4. Legacy and sustainability

As a minimum our ideal candidate will have previous experience of working in a role which

involved networking/engagement with the public and will have managed a small staff team.

Experience within the other areas will strengthen your application.

We encourage applicants from Black and Asian communities as we are underrepresented in

this area in our team, and value having a diverse pool of applicants to find the best


To apply for the role please submit an up-to-date CV (max of 2 pages) together with a

supporting statement (max of 3 pages) describing how you fulfil the requirements of the role

and email to:

When writing your supporting statement, you should use the information in the Job

Description and Person Specification to explain how your experience meets our

requirements within each of the five areas of responsibility. Your statement should include

specific examples of your relevant experience in each area.

The closing date for applications is: 5pm on Friday 11th December 2020

Interviews will be held on Thursday 17th or Friday 18th December 2020