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Project Development Manager

  • Part time
  • £24,375 pro-rata
  • Inverasdale
  • Closing 28th March 2020

  • Advertised from 12th March 2020
  • 20 hours per week. Post funded for 1.5 years.


The successful applicant will have a key role in delivering this Project: transforming the ex-school building which dates from 1876 into a Community Centre for the local area. Attendance is essential at site meetings and monthly Board Meetings. Working in the office in The Old School, Inverasdale, you will be responsible for planning, delivery and monitoring of the Project, including the financial budget for the Project. You will liaise with partners including Highland Council, other Project funders, and WLET’s architects and will be responsible for submitting capital claims to funders.

Your aptitude, values, and a knowledge of communities in remote rural areas are important to us, as is a flexible approach to the role. Real experience of steering a project through building renovations to successful completion is vital to this role.

You will report directly to the Board of Wester Loch Ewe Trust.

Organisation profile

Wester Loch Ewe Trust took community ownership of The Old School’s building and grounds towards the end of 2018. It is located in a very remote rural area. WLET is engaged in providing facilities and services for local people and visitors to assist regeneration of our area and has obtained grant funding to carry out renovations to the building including provision of a kitchen. Website:

Application notes

Closing date: 28th March 2020

Interviews: week beginning 6th April 2020

To download a Job Description, Person Specification and supplementary information go to

Please note application for this post is by CV and Covering Letter which should be sent to

The Project Development Manager post is funded by the Big Lottery for 1.5 years.