General Manager

Job Title / Position: General Manager, The C.H.E.E.S.E. Project CIC  

Contract: Contract 30 Hours/week until end June 2024 (With opportunity for extension).  

Probationary period: 3 months. 

Salary: £35,000 pro-rata, dependent upon experience. (Plus: 5% pension, 29 days leave including bank holidays, and a paid day’s leave for your birthday. Flexible working.) 

Reporting to: CEO  

Based: Bristol/remote hybrid 

Job profile 

If you would like a rewarding and stimulating job, working for a worthwhile community organisation, this is a unique opportunity to develop the multiple-award-winning C.H.E.E.S.E. Project CIC (TCP). We deliver specially developed thermal imaging Heaview® surveys to help customers reduce energy loss from homes – thus enabling warmer homes and contributing to a cooler planet. You will be joining a team including directors who have successfully developed the company over the last seven years.  

An ideal candidate will be from a Project Management background, have experience of the community and energy retrofit sectors, and have an already strong network. The candidate must have strong communication skills, able to develop and maintain relationships, and be able to deliver in fast paced environment.  

The successful applicant will work remotely with an expectation of 1-2 days per week in our Bristol office hub in Gloucester Road. A phone, laptop and mileage (outside normal commute) will be available for this role. Candidates living in the Bristol area will be preferred. 

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to have a fundamental role in running and developing a community led community interest company in Bristol which is tackling both fuel poverty and climate change.   

Your Role – General Manager  

The General Manager is a pivotal role to the success of the organisation. It will involve being the face of the organisation within Bristol, building the reputation of the brand and increasing sales.  You will be working with our existing network, whilst approaching new customers to grow our presence in Bristol, attending events and building awareness of what it offers to existing and new partners. It also involves managing our freelance surveyors, including recruitment, training and performance. Bidding for grants to expand the company and its benefits is a key component.  

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What’s next? 

To apply now, please email your covering letter and CV to: 

In your covering letter, you should detail your skills and abilities with reference to the job role profile. Briefly explaining your reasons for making this application, and why you consider the work of CHEESE to be important .  

Please submit your application by 1st of December 6pm. (We reserve the right to close the vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post you are advised to submit your application as soon as possible.) We guarantee a response. 

Interviews to be held in Bristol  

If you want an informal chat before committing to an application, you can contact me Mike Andrews CEO: on 0117 9682140 or drop me an email: 

Legal right to work 

Before applying for this post, you must have a legal right to work in the UK. 

We welcome applications from the BAME, LGBT, minority and disabled communities. Appointment will always, however, be made on merit and judged against the job description and person specification. 

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