Project Support Officer

Posted 14 days agoExpires in 7 days
28000 - 30000

The Diocese of Truro is currently undertaking a grassroots change aimed at positioning the Church in Cornwall to tackle the biggest spiritual and societal needs of Cornwall in the 21st Century, this work has been undertaken by the local church, through engagement with a deanery planning process.

The Project Support Officer will help deaneries understand and implement their agreed deanery plan. Much of this work will focus around taking the aspirations of the plans and making them measurable, focusing on the outputs that are needed to achieve the desired outcomes; working with the implementation team to ensure that the plan is delivered according to the agreed timetable.

We are looking for an experienced project support officer who is skilled at balancing competing priorities and effectively utilising project management tools to achieve outcomes whilst building and sustaining fruitful relationships with key stakeholders. Strong people and IT skills are essential as is knowledge of building collaboration and capacity in others.

This role offers the opportunity for someone to make a lasting impact for communities across Cornwall as part of a unique organisation that prides itself on being a supportive employer. At the Diocese of Truro, we value work-life balance and employee wellbeing and are committed to supporting your development. We offer additional benefits such as flexible working, a range of wellbeing activities and the Church of England Pension Scheme with 9-15% employer contributions. More information on this here.

The closing date for applications is 5pm on 15 February 2023 with interviews being held on 23 February 2023 in Truro. For a conversation about this role contact

We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. However, we would particularly welcome applications from those with a disability, or from a UK minority ethnic background, as these groups are currently under-represented in our staff.