Location: Letchmore Heath, Hertfordshire
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 28 February 2022
Salary: Competitive + great benefits
Purpose of this role
We are seeking a Project Manager to oversee the running of, and continued growth, of IGD’s Employability programmes. Our programmes help people develop their skills for work and explore the range of careers available in the food and consumer goods industry. This year we trained 10,000 young people through our virtual workshops and work experience weeks. We have supported over 65,000 young people to date and will continue to grow in 2022, expanding our reach beyond young people in education to adults seeking employment.
Responsibilities of this role
Working within a small team, you will help deliver social impact as part of the People programmes team. Collectively we help attract people to our industry’s workforce, build the knowledge and skills of industry colleagues and help create inclusive workplaces where everyone can thrive. As part of IGD’s Social Impact Team, we help unite and inspire our industry to make a tangible difference on People, Health, Sustainability and Economics.
This role reports into the Employability Programmes Manager. The role has no direct reports.
We are operating a hybrid approach to working with a mix of home and office-based working. The exact nature of this can be agreed with the line Manager.
We seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. We therefore welcome applications from diverse candidates. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process.
IGD (Institute of Grocery Distribution) is an organisation of two interconnected communities.
Our Trading company uses in-depth commercial understanding to uncover rich insights and data, leading to action that powers success. We reinvest our profit into delivering Social Impact, through the Charity, aimed at uniting and mobilising our industry around the most crucial issues affecting society and business.
We connect, collaborate and inspire, provoking and leading constructive debate that creates tangible impact. Together we are working to drive change that makes a tangible difference for Society, Business and the Individual.