Corporate Resilience Officer
£33,324 - £35,751 per annum
Newham is a vibrant inner-city borough with excellent transport links to the rest of London and South-East England, including Kent, Essex, Surrey and Middlesex. Proud to be home to one of the youngest and most diverse cultures across the country; 72% of the borough’s population are from diverse communities, contributing to 220 languages being spoken in the area.
Boasting iconic landmarks such as, Green Street, the Olympic Park, Westfield Shopping Centre and the University of East London, Newham is changing rapidly; benefiting from significant investment, creating new jobs, homes and opportunities for all. Newham is an exciting and challenging Borough with high aspirations, committed to putting people at the heart of everything we do.
Overall Purpose of Job
The Corporate Resilience Officer will assist and provide administrative support in the coordination, development and delivery of the Council’s emergency planning and business continuity work streams, in compliance with relevant legislation and statutory regulations.
The post holder will report to Corporate Resilience Manager. The post holder will be required to work some evenings, weekends and occasional public holidays in order to manage emergency incidents, and to represent the Council at meetings or training exercises. The post holder will be required to participate in an emergency response rota, and to respond when required, to a major incident. The post holder may be required to work remotely in the field or at any suitable office location.
Closing Date: 17th October 2021 at 23:59
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The London Borough of Newham is a Disability Confident employer. Candidates who declare that they have a disability in accordance with the Equality Act 2010 and meet the essential criteria as specified in the Job Profile will be guaranteed an interview.
Priority consideration on all advertised roles will be given to London Borough of Newham Redeployees.
The London Borough of Newham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable groups and expects staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Please be aware that a Disclosure and Barring Scheme (DBS) check will be required for any position with access to these groups under the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974.
In addition, the Authority reserves the right to request employees undertake a basic disclosure check (Disclosure Scotland) where required for the role this includes anyone who has access to (or information obtained directly from) a government database, or has a GCSX account. These posts will be required to have a Basic Disclosure Scotland check as per the requirements of BPSS (Baseline Personnel Security Standards).