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Delivery Manager Land & Nature & Let Estate Operations

Posted 4 days 13 hours ago by National Trust

£44,499 Annual
Not Specified
Real Estate & Property Jobs
Wiltshire, Swindon, United Kingdom, SN256
Job Description

We have an exciting opportunity for a Delivery Manager to join the Land & Nature Directorate to lead on and deliver many areas our organisational strategy, including our Nature, Climate Action, Let Estate, Urban Green and Everyone Welcome areas.

If you're someone who has experience in delivering work across multiple complex activities and projects, has experience of working within a collaborative team environment and can demonstrate excellent leadership, then we'd then we'd love to hear from you!

What it's like to work here

We're bigger than you think, we're more complicated than we appear and we're larger scale than you'd imagine. We've got passionate people in all our teams, and we've got so much more we want to achieve. We're forever, for everyone and we really mean that.

Your contractual location will be our head office in Swindon and there will be an expectation for you to attend the office. However, there is flexibility on where you are based at other times. You will be required to work at a National Trust location for 40-60% of your working week. As a team, we spend our time working between Heelis, other National Trust office locations, on site with local property teams and remotely. This will be discussed in more detail at interview.

What you'll be doing

You'll be part of the Land & Nature Delivery Unit who have a varied and well established mix of skills, experience and leadership to enable to the Directorate to deliver, and support delivery, of key areas of National Trust strategy. We work across all of our Directorate strategic areas and team and with country / region and property colleagues to enable successful delivery.

You could be working on various complex areas of delivery at any given time, leading internal and external stakeholders, and ultimately driving towards progress in delivering our strategy. You may lead on work through it's entire lifecycle or parts of it, always clearly contracting your valuable time and resource to best effect.

You'll have budget management responsibility and may have line management responsibility.

You'll lead on delivery in an inclusive and collaborative way, within the Delivery Unit and the wider Directorate and Land & Nature / Let Estate job families across the Trust. As part of the team, you will play your role in delivery of our 'function' within the Directorate and our agreed ways of working:

Who we're looking for

We're looking for an experienced person who is comfortable working in a dynamic, collaborative, and fast paced team environment who can bring their knowledge of delivery and project management, processes, and best practice to the team.

In particular, we are looking for someone who has:

•Experience of successfully delivering complex areas of work. This includes defining delivery timelines, resource needs, mapping out requirements and matrix delivery management across multiple areas.

•Leadership experience and can demonstrate how they would enable a collaborate, effective and inclusive environment for delivery.

•Communication, problem solving and influencing skills and be confident liaising with Senior Leadership up to Executive Level and can demonstrate experience of managing complex and contentious stakeholder relationships.

•The ability to work collaboratively as part of a team, providing line management support, development support of others and leading matrix teams made up of a mixture of roles to deliver work across multiple areas of delivery.

•A curious mindset and desire for growth, finding ways to optimise how we can be more effective as a team and a Directorate.

The package

The National Trust has the motto 'For everyone, for ever' at its heart. We're working hard to create an inclusive culture, where everyone feels they belong. It's important that our people reflect and represent the diversity of the communities and audiences we serve. We welcome and value difference, so when we say we're for everyone, we want everyone to be welcome in our teams too.

  • Substantial pension scheme of up to 10% basic salary
  • Free entry to National Trust places for you, a guest and your children (under 18)
  • Tax-free childcare scheme
  • Rental deposit loan scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Perks at work discounts such as gym memberships, shopping discount codes, cinema discounts
  • Holiday allowance up to 32 days relating to length of service, plus holiday purchase scheme, subject to meeting minimum criteria.
  • Flexible working whenever possible
  • Employee assistance programme
  • Free parking at most Trust places
  • Independent financial advice

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