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Project Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,940
  • Glasgow / hybrid
  • Closing 22nd May 2023

  • Advertised from 5th May 2023
  • Salary: £30,940 (with a 3% annual increase) Funded until March 2026


Glasgow Community Food Network works in partnership to drive the development of a flourishing food system for all in Glasgow. Join our ambitious Food & Climate Action project as our Project Manager and guide the team and overall project processes over the next three years. You will be part of a committed, supportive, team working collaboratively across different strands of activity.

We support flexible and hybrid working however the successful applicant is expected to be available for in-person team time on a regular basis in Glasgow.

Job description

● Line management, support and guidance for the project team

● Leading on all reporting to funders, partners and key stakeholders (including: monitoring and evaluation, financial updates and general updates)

● Steering the cooperative decision making process of the project while ensuring the time and space for all team members to actively participate.

● Providing leadership and guidance on the overall strategic direction of all the project strands in response to insights from the team, partners and in relation to the sustainable food and climate landscape.

● Leading on project planning processes ensuring the project is progressing toward outputs and outcomes which are clear for the team and reported on effectively

● Managing the project budget with support from the Finance Manager and coordinating input from all team members.

● Representing the organisation and project on relevant steering groups and network meetings.

● Involvement in project activities and delivery when needed or appropriate as part of the collaborative culture of the team.



1. Experience of managing a large team within a people-focused environment

2. Project management experience

3. Experience of coordinating partnerships

4. An understanding of budgets and third sector funding

5. Knowledge and experience of implementing project monitoring and evaluation frameworks.

6. Strong problem solving abilities especially in response to changing needs or priorities

7. Strong communications and collaboration skills including facilitation

8. Demonstrable commitment to the values of Glasgow Community Food Network and the aspirations of the Food & Climate Action Project


1. Working knowledge of the food system and/or climate related issues

2. Experience of writing funding applications

Application notes

How to Apply

To apply please send the following to

1. Your CV

2. A covering letter or supporting document (for instance a short 5 minute video) demonstrating your suitability for the role

We will be assessing applications based on the above essential and desirable criteria. Please ensure you cover a response to each of these points in your supporting document.

Closing date is 9am on the 22nd May

Interviews will take place on the 23rd of June