Corporate Services
£40,000 - 45,000 per annum
28 Jan 2021

About The Role

Location: UK Flexible 
Contract type: 12 months’ Fixed Term Contract 

We are excited to present the opportunity for a Green Organisation Programme Manager; a new role with a Pan-organisational impact in terms of design and delivery of complex and significant change programmes, and in helping deliver the ambition set out in the 2030 Strategy and shape the future of the organisation.

What you will be doing
As Programme Manager you will working with the organisation to design and deliver initiatives that will drive culture and behaviour change across the organisation that will contribute to reducing the organisation’s environmental impact. You will bring together existing but disparate green and climate change groups and associated work to realise the ambition set out in the strategy, including engaging with key senior stakeholders to deliver a 3-year green plan and budget with robust success factors and measures in place.

You will liaise with multiple teams across the organisation and project manage multiple strands of work within these teams to deliver identified quick wins and critical first steps to becoming a green organisation. you will also incorporate learning from our Covid-19 pandemic response and link with other major change projects and programmes that provide opportunities to reduce the organisation’s environmental impact.

What we are looking for
A credible leader and strong source of knowledge and advice, you should have substantial project management experience and a qualification or experience of working on environmental protection.

You should have up to date technical knowledge and experience in all aspects of project and programme management techniques, processes and controls with the ability to work in situations of ambiguity and change as well as an understanding of sustainable financial reporting. 

You will have experience of successfully and independently leading delivery of change programmes, including those with technology and cultural and behaviour dimensions. You should also have an understanding of how technology can be used to assist in changing behaviours. 

Most importantly, you will have experience of implementing change programmes designed to reduce an organisation’s environmental impact

Meet the team
The role of Green Organisation Programme Manager sits within the Communications and Advocacy Directorate, which tells the stories about who we are, what we do, what we believe, and the difference we make to people’s lives. 

Our goal is to ensure that both externally and internally people act, behave, or make decisions in a way that results in a positive change for people in crisis.

Closing date for applications is 23:59 on the 28th of January with interviews scheduled to take place on the 12th of February 2021. 

We offer a wide range of staff benefits, these include:
- 36 days holiday (including Bank Holidays)
- Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
- Up to 6% contributory pension
- Flexible working policy

A little bit more about us
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us. 

Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.

At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of, age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation. 

Diversity is something we celebrate, and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.

In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place,and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.

If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.

The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).

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