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 David.Tomlinson@durham.anglican.org 07588 531938 or 01388 834405 - see attached documents.