Community Partnerships Project Officer

Operations and Development Centre, Roway Lane, Oldbury, B69 3ES
Band F, SCP26 - 31 (£30,451 - £34,728 per annum) (£15.78 - £18.00 per hour)
29 Mar 2021
13 Apr 2021
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This position is on a fixed term contract until 31 March 2022 covering a secondment.

We are looking to appoint a Community Partnerships Project Officer who has previous experience in working with communities and local voluntary organisations within a multi-cultural setting, who understands asset-based community development and co-production practices.

You will be expected to:

  • Be a Lead officer for the development of community led projects aligned to town priorities
  • Have a key role in partnerships and engagement activity
  • Build sustainable relationships with communities across Sandwell, developing partnerships and strengthening community and voluntary sector

You will undertake the following requirements:

  • Assist with identifying opportunities to work with local communities and potential projects, partners and volunteers
  • Assist with the delivery of projects that support Neighbourhood management, Community Partnership priorities and Sandwell 2030 vision
  • Work with local voluntary sector organisation coproducing projects to support local identified needs
  • Proactively engage with a wide variety of stakeholders and deliver community initiatives
  • Build strong, effective and sustainable relationships with communities and partner organisations with a shared purpose for building community infrastructure
  • Assist with development of tenant and resident engagement and involvement

For an informal discussion, please contact Manny Sehmbi on 07528361465 or Email

Our Values; Trust, Unity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.


A qualification in community development or similar work by a recognised and accredited body or educated to degree level or equivalent or experience directly relevant to the post is an essential requirement. 


37 hours per week

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

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