Social Value Manager - Open to flexible working, including some homeworking

5 days left

London (North), London (Greater)
£47,575 per annum
26 Apr 2022
22 May 2022
Contract Type

Starting Salary: £47,575

Job Grade: Level 5 Zone 1

Work Location: Unit 1B, Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ with opportunity for home/remote working and alternative flexible working options are available/open to discussion

Hours per week: 36

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time

Closing date: Sunday 22nd May 2022 at 23.59

Interviews to be held: To be confirmed

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

Employed by the London Borough of Camden the Social Value Manger will be based in North London Waste Authority (NLWA), serving Camden and six other north London boroughs.

About the role

This newly created role will be the lead on delivery of social value in the Authority, working with the project team on the North London Heat and Power Project.  Through this nationally significant infrastructure project, the Authority is creating new apprenticeships, and connecting young people locally with the construction and waste industries by engagement with schools and through onsite skills training placements.

NLWA aim to maximise the social and economic benefits of the project to the local community. The Authority already have a positive record of working with contractors onsite to provide apprenticeships and training placements. Now that the contract is in place for construction of the new Energy Recovery Facility, the largest contract in the project, this role will be instrumental in further developing this work and lead in pushing the boundaries of social value commitments for the project alongside the new contractor. Exploring strategies and opportunities to enhance the contribution the project is making through specific projects in the community will be encouraged.

The role is supported by specialist advisers, AECOM, and will include managing their budget and ensuring that the strategic aims of NLWA are delivered. Key elements of the role include liaising with others, reporting on progress, identifying and communicating local opportunities, collaborative working with contractors on the project and a good understanding of the outcomes achieved.

About You  

You will have enthusiasm for delivering a workstream which aims to provide social value to the local area within which the North London Heat and Power Project sits, and for which NLWA is responsible.  You will be able to communicate the aims and outcomes of the workstream to a wide variety of stakeholders and be passionate about realising life-changing opportunities for local people.

You will have a good knowledge of current thinking relating to equality, diversity and inclusion, and of groups which are active in overcoming social disadvantage. You will have demonstrable experience in identifying social value targets and designing and managing monitoring and reporting systems.

Your understanding of the potential socio-economic impacts of a construction project will help the progress of this work for the benefit of NLWA and the local population.

About NLWA

North London Waste Authority serves 2 million residents in the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest.  We manage about a quarter of all the rubbish and recycling in London and run programmes to help residents and businesses reduce their waste and recycle more.

Our mission is to preserve resources and the environment for future generations and make sure that waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible way.

North London Heat and Power Project is the Authority’s £1.2 billion project to provide new infrastructure on the Edmonton EcoPark, including a new Energy Recovery Facility.  The project will ensure environmentally sound waste management for the forseeable future in north London. Our vision is to create a waste management facility in which local communities can take pride, that demonstrated value and is a model for public sector project delivery.

Working for NLWA

The post-holder will work for NLWA and be based at NLWA’s office in Tottenham Hale but be employed by London Borough of Camden through whom NLWA staff are employed. The North London Heat and Power Project is located at Edmonton EcoPark.

Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine our corporate services, and we’ll redefine what a career can be. If that sounds good to you, we’d love to talk

At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer.

For further information and to submit your application please click 'Apply'.

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