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SWM are recruiting for a new Office Manager – Apply by 15/03/24

Apply for this exciting role by 17:00 on Friday 15 March 2024.

Sustainability West Midlands (SWM) was established in 2002 as an independent, not-for-profit organisation. We strive to make the West Midlands more sustainable, fairer and greener for all. Our vision is that the West Midlands is leading in contributing to the national target of net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 whilst addressing health inequality and driving inclusive growth. This is framed through our Roadmap to 2030. We have over 180 diverse members who are leading organisations in the private, public, and third sector including large businesses like Arup, Mott MacDonald, National Express, Severn Trent and Veolia.

The input of SWM has been huge in helping set our priorities.” Andy Street, West Midlands Mayor.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone with a gift for organisation and attention to detail, adept at bookkeeping, and who enjoys a diverse range of activities. Reporting to the Chief Executive, Anna Bright, the role will be attractive to experienced administration professionals who are lifelong learners and able fit in quickly. We are seeking someone who wants to contribute towards our goal of helping SWM develop and grow as we seek to create a better future for the businesses and communities within the West Midlands.

You will have a pivotal role in our small dynamic team that has been making a difference throughout the West Midlands for over 21 years. The Office Manager will provide the efficient and effective running of our office, finance, HR and governance systems to support the delivery of our Business Plan to 2030. This role will suit somebody with a skillset of financial management and a proven administration background, and who is creative and proactive in their approach.

Application Process

To apply, please send a covering letter and your CV as one electronic document of no more than 4 pages to enquiries@swm.org.uk as soon as possible and by Friday 15 March 2024 at the latest.

In your covering letter please set out:

  • Your contact details
  • Where you heard about this opportunity
  • Why you want to be considered for the role
  • How you meet the ‘Person Specification Requirements’ set out in Section 5
  • Any access requirements to attend the interview in-person

In your CV, please set out supporting information including:

  • Education and qualifications
  • Current employment / role and salary
  • History of relevant employment and non-paid work
  • Two references – which we will contact if you are successful at interview

Shortlisted candidates for interview will be notified as soon as possible after their application is received. Interviews will be held in-person at our offices in central Birmingham. As we are a small organisation, we will only be able to give feedback to those interviewed.

Download the full application pack including the job description here:

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