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Project and Change Officer

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This post is offered with home working with regular (weekly) visits to the main site at Sidmouth.
£33500 Per Annum
Closing date
1 Aug 2021
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Project and Change Officer

The organisation is currently going through an exciting period of improvement and transformation with a number of large-scale change projects being delivered, which will result in new ways of working across the charity. The Business Strategy and Programme Team are supporting the organisation to deliver these projects and are looking for an experienced Project and Change Officer to join the team.

Position: Project and Change Officer

Location: Based in Sidmouth, Devon – “an area of outstanding natural beauty” This post is offered with home working with regular (weekly) visits to the main site at Sidmouth.

Hours: Full-time 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday 08.30 – 16.30

Salary: £33,500 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: Generous annual leave, pension scheme, Healthshield plan, confidential counselling service, subsidised restaurant, free parking, enhanced maternity/paternity benefits, Life Assurance Scheme, 31 day’s holiday per year, inclusive of the 8 statutory public holidays. This increases by one day each year until a maximum of 34 days is reached.

Closing Date: Sunday 1 August 2021

The Role

As Project and Change Officer you will support all aspects of the successful delivery of the organisational transformational projects of change and you will also be wholly responsible for managing the delivery of specific, smaller-scale projects, working with and influencing key stakeholders to deliver the required change capability.

You will report to the Project and Change Manager or assignment lead to develop realistic and achievable implementation plans aligned to high-level project milestones.

Responsibilities include:


  • Identifying, capturing and maintaining risks to implementation and updating documentation
  • Provide advice and guidance on change management activities, tools and methodology to ensure successful delivery of project outcomes and embed sustainable, long-term change
  • Working with and building relationships with staff at all levels from across the charity, designing and facilitating workshops, delivering presentations and other key engagement events to ensure departments are fully engaged in the process and prepared to work in the new way


About You

The Project and Change Officer must have change management experience and/or experience of managing small-scale projects or improvements to enhance ways of working, with the ability to develop, deliver, monitor and evaluate project and change plans.

You will have:


  • Organisation and planning skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including a high level of accuracy and attention to detail in addition to excellent IT skills (proficient in Microsoft Office software)
  • Time management skills with the ability to effectively manage own workload and determine priorities, ensuring delivery to agreed timelines


Please note that a full driver’s licence is essential for this role.

If you feel you have the qualities, skills and experience to fulfil this varied, rewarding and vital role, we would love to hear from you.

In return…

You can be part of an evolving program of change taking place within a leading charity working in an area of outstanding natural beauty. With amazing benefits and opportunities to develop you career, you can really make a difference in a fulfilling and rewarding role.

About the Organisation

The charity is one of the UK’s largest international animal welfare charities, currently supporting projects in over 35 countries worldwide, working for a world where donkeys and mules live free from suffering and their contribution to humanity is fully valued.

“The Sanctuary is a positive place to work with friendly staff and a wonderful charity. With amazing work throughout the world, once you join you never want to leave!”

Our client is a Disability Confident Employer. They are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable people (children and adults) and expects all staff and volunteers to undertake this commitment. Applicants will be subject to safer recruitment processes, including an application for a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check where required for the post.

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We are Not-For-Profit People.

We recruit exclusively for organisations in the challenging Not-For-Profit sector. We’re fully behind the charities and bodies that aim to change the world – one project at a time. Whether you’re seeking exceptional leaders, committed staff or a combination of the two, you probably want to know exactly how we’re different and why it matters to you. We don’t do business as usual. We deliver a recruitment solution that replaces clunky, costly, contracted processes with a single, seamless solution.

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01234 815658
6 West Street
MK46 5HR
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