Project Manager (Church Planting and Resourcing Churches)

Diocese Of Durham | Durham

Description of Job

The Project Manager will be responsible for enabling the development of the existing Resource Church and Planting programme. Proactively supporting the day to day implementation of existing strategy, while negotiating on behalf of, and developing the Planting New Churches programme.
The vision of the Diocese is 'Blessing our communities in Jesus' name for the transformation of us all'. Within this the 3 core priorities are Growing the Church, Children and Young People, and Poverty. These are outlined and expressed in the Diocesan 'Plan on a Page'. This role is about supporting that vision through managing a project to grow new churches, plant new churches, and equip leaders to maintain the culture of growing and planting.
The post holder will work with closely with the ‘Communities of Hope’ Project Manager, Sustainability Manager, Finance Support Officer, Resource Church Leaders, and Plant Leaders, both ordained and lay to ensure the smooth running of the project. She/he will manage and support all aspects of the project delivery including strategic planning, financials, communications, governance, monitoring and reporting.

As a key member of a supportive team. She/he will support and encourage a prayerful entrepreneurial approach to project development. They will be proactive in planning and communications while ensuring good governance, monitoring, and reporting.

How to apply for the job

For an informal conversation contact the Director of Strategic Growth (Revd. Canon David Tomlinson) at 07588 531938 or 01388 834405 - see attached documents.

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Diocese Of Durham

The Diocese of Durham is the Church of England from the River Tyne in the North; to the River Tees in the South; the Durham Dales in the West; and to the Sea in the East.

The Diocese is centered in the historic City and County Durham, the City of Sunderland, the Metropolitan Districts of Gateshead & South Tyneside and also the boroughs of Darlington, Hartlepool, and of Stockton-on-Tees, north of the River Tees. The Diocese covers a geographic area of 2,530 square kilometres and serves a population of nearly 1.5 million.

The mission of the Diocese of Durham is to bless our communities in Jesus’ name for the transformation of us all. The priorities of the Diocese are: children & young people; poverty and Church growth.

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