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Project Manager - Inspection Efficiencies Project

Soil Association

Posted: 22 Feb 2023

Deadline: 8 Apr 2023

Compensation: £35,000 (FTE)

Paid Part-time Fixed term / contract Remote working


Job description

About our organisation

The Soil Association, formed in 1946, is the only UK charity which works across the spectrum of human health, the environment and animal welfare. That’s because we cannot tackle these issues in isolation.

We campaign for change, we support farming innovation, we serve healthy food in communities, we support and grow the organic market, and we protect forests. We couldn't do any of this without our supporters, partners, donors and dedicated staff. We make a difference in the world where it’s needed the most.

Soil Association Certification offers a huge range of organic and sustainable certification schemes across food, farming, catering, health and beauty, textiles and forestry which are recognised and trusted by consumers and businesses around the world. We’re the UK’s leading organic certifier – you’ll find our symbol on over 70% of organic products.

About the opportunity

Soil Association Certification is looking for an experienced project manager to undertake a 12-month project researching and implementing an efficiencies project. This is a great opportunity for an enthusiastic individual and has the potential to make a significant impact.

About you

You will be an experienced Project Manager with great facilitation and IT skills. You will be a proactive self-starter who can work brilliantly both independently and as part of a team. You will investigate different approaches to auditing and make recommendations on improvements. You will lead the implementation with your excellent project management skills. This is an exciting role with further potential opportunities for the right individual.

Our Benefits

We offer a range of financial and lifestyle benefits to all our employees, including:

  • 27 days annual holiday increasing to 30 days with length of service plus bank holidays

  • Pension scheme with ethical investment options and employer contribution increasing with length of service

  • Free membership of the Soil Association and discounts on organic produce

  • Volunteer days to give back to the local community or support green initiatives

  • Family friendly policies and flexible working

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Sociable and engaging workplace of professionals that share a passion for healthy, sustainable lifestyle and produce


15 Hours Per Week (2 Days)

Fixed Term - 9 Months



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About Soil Association

Our organisation started in 1946 to pioneer a better world – one where we can all farm, eat and live healthily in balance with the environment. Our team of around 250 employees have been working with this vision for positive change ever since. We’re farming, growing, buying, cooking and eating. We’re campaigning, lobbying and certifying. We’re running research programmes that pave the way for change. And we’re inspiring millions of people to take their own step towards a sustainable future.