Ceredigion Association of Voluntary Organisations

Project Manager – Men’s Sheds & Section 64 Grant

Website Hafan Cymru

Job title Project Manager – Men’s Sheds & Section 64 Grant ‘Mental Wellbeing Project’

Grade / Salary Scale Salary £34,659 per annum Pro-rata (actual salary of £28,101.89 per annum)
The post is part funded by a BIG Lottery People & Places Grant and through the Welsh Government’s Section 64 Third Sector Mental Health Grant
Location, Area of work Based in Hafan Cymru Office in Carmarthen – Negotiable (role to cover all Wales)
Contract hours Part time (30 hrs)
Working Pattern Flexible working across 5 days of the week (30 hours total) to suit the needs of the project (with occasional work on evenings or weekend)
Responsible to Head of Business Development & Projects
Responsible for (staff / finance / Service Users /Customers
Staff – 6 Project staff and an as yet undefined number of volunteers &
placements Finance – Project budget
Customers – Current and potential members of our projects including the Men’s Sheds Cymru Association, Mental Health Advocates and external stakeholders including Welsh Government, The Big Lottery and Older Person’s Commissioner for Wales.

Job Purpose To be responsible for the strategic direction and delivery of the BIG Lottery funded Men’s Sheds Cymru project and the Welsh Government’s Section 64 Third Sector Mental Health Grant funded ‘Mental Wellbeing Advocacy’ Project.
The work will develop a network of a minimum of 75 Men’s Sheds across Wales and will directly benefit at least 500 men with a focus on those who are socially isolated.

The Project Manager will be responsible for all elements of the day to day
operation and coordination of both projects as well as developing the strategic position of the Men’s Sheds movement in Wales. The Project Manager will line manage and direct the Project Co-ordinator, three Regional Development Officers and two Wellbeing Advocates and will be the strategic lead for the projects in dealings with local and national government, businesses and organisations.

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