Organisational change plan consultant(s)

We are looking for a consultant(s) to support the Trust in creating an organisational change plan, building on existing recommendations from different processes carried out and organisational commitments made in the last three years. If you are interested, please email for a copy of the brief.

Deadline to request a brief: Friday, December 15, 2023

Deadline to submit application: Monday, January 8, 2024


Programme administrative assistant (Grassroots Movements and other programmes)

Location: York/ hybrid/ remote

Salary:  £36,268 per year

Contract: Two year fixed term, full-time (35 hours a week)

Closing date: Wednesday, November 29, 2023

We are looking for a person to undertake the administrative duties for our Grassroots Movements programme (approximately 70 percent of the time) and across other programmes when needed (approximately 30 percent). They will bring experience of working in/with voluntary organisations and knowledge of issues relevant to JRCT. 

We seek a thoughtful, strongly motivated, accountable, energetic, and congenial individual with excellent organisational and communication skills. The work is highly detail-oriented and requires the ability to use initiative and anticipate outcomes, multi-task, flexibility, cool-headedness, precision, patience, efficiency, and discretion.

The successful applicant will be able to communicate effectively with people from different cultures/identities and organisations, and be able to handle sensitive and complex information. They will need to be able to plan ahead and prioritise multiple jobs, work independently and as part of as a small team, and have excellent administrative skills and willingness to learn.

You will have: 
•    experience of working in the voluntary sector or other social change organisations (either in a paid or voluntary capacity). Experience working with grassroot organisations is desirable.
•    experience of working on a complex programme providing a wide range administrative support
•    experience in and/or knowledge of fields relevant JRCT’s Grassroots Movement programme.
•    experience of using databases for record-keeping and managing data
•    experience of basic research and reporting
•    experience of supporting different aspects of a project cycle (e.g. planning and development, due diligence, monitoring) is desirable
•    lived experience of some of the social issues and injustices that the Trust is seeking to address through its programmes is desirable

Skills and abilities 

You will have:
•    ability to prioritise own workload, plan ahead, and manage tasks to meet multiple and overlapping deadlines and to deal with any unexpected or non-routine tasks
•    motivated and disciplined with significant personal accountability 
•    flexibility, adaptability, and curiosity with the ability to anticipate and solve problems proactively. Comfortable with occasional ambiguity about new or updated processes as they are refined
•    excellent analytical, oral, writing, and organisational skills with attention to detail
•    good literacy and numeracy skills
•    ability to record and maintain information to a high standard
•    ability to build professional relationships and communicate effectively and appropriately with people from different cultures/identifies and organisations at all levels
•    technologically savvy with excellent IT skills, including use of databases, Microsoft Office applications such as Outlook, Word and Excel, Google Workspace; project management applications such as (Asana, Mondays, Trello etc.) is desirable 
•    well-developed empathy, emotional intelligence, and interpersonal skills, including proven ability to work supportively in a team environment

For more information, including information on how to apply, please click here.