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Job opportunity for PSBL Director


£35,000 pa pro rata

2.5 days per week (Regular evening meetings and occasional weekends)

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 residents.

PSBL and REIN are looking for an exceptional manager who will lead on the implementation of our ambitions 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 candidate.

To apply for the role please submit an up-to-date CV (max of 2 pages) together with a supporting statement 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: 12 midday on the 22nd November 2020

Interviews will be held on the 11th December 2020