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Tyfu Tai Cymru Manager (Part time - three day week)


£35,000 per annum plus pension and benefits (equivalent FTE £58k)


Cardiff Office


Devolved Nations


Do you want to make a meaningful contribution to Welsh Housing? Now is your chance! If you are a senior leader and natural communicator, enjoy project managing and facilitating change at a national policy level, then read on.

We are delighted to have been successful in our application for 5 years funding from the Oak Foundation which together with funding from CIH Cymru, will enable us to take forward this exciting project. With a focus on three key themes; keeping housing on the local government agenda, the delivery of the 20,000 affordable homes target (and house building beyond this) and the links between health, housing and social care this role is a fantastic opportunity to have an impact on the long-term success of the housing sector in Wales.

We are now seeking to appoint a dedicated Project Manager to set up, implement and deliver this valuable piece of work. The post holder will be working with key decision makers nationally to help shape national housing policy in Wales.

You’ll have strong facilitation skills and an ability to network and influence with senior decision-makers. Duties in this post will include robust evidence-based analysis, facilitating workshops, managing external contractors, developing a range of written communications and regularly reporting against project milestones. You will have strong research and analytical skills, and experience of using research to influence policy. Strong presentation skills are a must as is an ability to communicate messages to a wide variety of audiences. You should be at least degree educated, and have significant project management and research experience.

This is a Wales wide post so travel will be required. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable.

For an informal discussion about the role call Matt Dicks, Director CIH Cymru on 07827 805131

Closing date


How to apply

To be considered for this role, please submit your CV, covering letter and additional evidence (no more than 500 words) setting out how through this role, you would influence the future of social housing in Wales and a completed monitoring information form to by the closing date noon, Wednesday 25 October 2017

Interviews will be held in Cardiff on 3rd November 2017


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