Green Space Project Officer, Open to flexible working

Location
Camden, London (Greater)
Salary
£40,829 - £47,360
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
02 Jun 2019
Ref
190000BB

Location: 5 Pancras Square 

Salary: £40,829 - £47,360

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract/Secondment 12 months (minimum), Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

 

The Role

Join us to help improve Camden’s green spaces!

The Green Space Project Officer will play a key role in delivering Camden’s Green Space Investment Programme. The post will deliver high quality, high profile, capital projects that contribute to ensuring the quality, inclusivity and sustainability of Camden’s parks and green spaces.

The role will lead a portfolio of green space investment projects from inception through to completion, managing external landscape designers, other contractors and volunteers, and ensuring effective engagement with councillors and Camden’s communities. The successful candidate will join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team and contribute to our commitment to deliver for the people of Camden by delivering value for money services by getting it ‘right first time’.

About You

You’ll hold a relevant degree/ qualification or equivalent and have proven experience in effective project management delivering improvements to parks and open spaces.

You’ll bring a thorough, working knowledge of green space policies, plans and issues in an inner city environment and understanding of good procurement and contract management practice relating to green space development and improvements.

You’ll have excellent stakeholder management skills with experience in contract monitoring and management, dealing with contractors and sound technical knowledge of the range of services delivered by Green Space. You’ll have experience of budget and financial management and a proven track record of delivering services within financial perimeters.

About Camden 

Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.

Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden. 

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

How to apply

To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions. 

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at resourcing@camden.gov.uk, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

 

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 2nd June 2019 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 190000BB

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

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