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Consultation Manager

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/20/130393
  • Published: Tue 21/07/2020, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/08/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,829 - £47,360
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 33-35 Jamestown Road, London, NW1 7AP , 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

Location: 5 Pancras Square 

Salary: £40,829 - £47,360

Contract Type: Permanent, Full time, 36 hours per week

Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion 

Click HERE for information on Camden’s flexible working options

Some posts at Camden are politically restricted, which means individuals holding these posts cannot have active political role. For a list of all politically restricted roles at Camden click here.

The Role

Reporting to the Head of Property Customer Services and Engagement for the communication and resident engagement strategies of the Council’s Capital Works programme, with an annual spend circa £70m -£100m you will ensure that the Council’s consultation and engagement requirements are met.

You will hold direct responsibility for the operational management of the consultation team – to manage, deliver, and embed service standards and approaches to operational delivery which will achieve the Council’s aims and targets in respect of resident consultation, data protection, and vulnerable persons.

You will manage stakeholder engagement including communication and information flow whilst observing strict protocols relating to resident interaction, liaison between the contractors team, housing and legal departments, elected members and the general public.

To succeed, you will develop and enhance all associated management processes, procedures, and systems within the team. In addition, you will provide accurate and timely report project management on performance, output and the service delivery.

About you

  • Preferably educated to degree level/post graduate qualification (or equivalent)
  • Understanding of issues impacting on hard to reach groups and effective interventions to counter disadvantage.
  • Very experienced in a range of methods of consultation, engagement and involvement.
  • Able to demonstrate engagement involving several high impact projects that impact high numbers of members of the public.
  • The ability to successfully manage several projects at any one time.
  • Able to demonstrate the delivery of a range of projects on time and successfully.  
  • Excellent staff management experience.
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to represent the council in public and interact with a wide range of audiences, managing conflict in highly charged public meetings.
  • Knowledge and understanding of community consultation processes.  
  • Knowledge and understanding of access protocols relating to social housing and leaseholders within the borough.
  • Knowledge of current housing and social policy issues and legislation.
  • Experience of working in a political environment. 

  • Evidence of continuing professional development.

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.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

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

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard. The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.

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 accessible as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for disabled people or people with long-term health conditions. 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: Monday 3rd August 2020 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC

Please quote reference: 20000086

To view the Job Profile please click HERE

Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 20th July and 17th August

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/20/130393
  • Published: Tue 21/07/2020, 14:25 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 03/08/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £40,829 - £47,360
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 33-35 Jamestown Road, London, NW1 7AP , 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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