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Principal Projects and Policy Officer

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1723
  • Published: Sat 14/01/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Job Summary:

Starting salary: £49,930
Job Level:
Level 5 Zone 1
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 5th February 2023 23:59

Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
 

Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.

Inclusive Recruitment Pilot

In keeping with Camden’s commitment to Conscious Inclusion, we are taking positive action to improve diversity at our senior levels. One of the measures we have committed to is making sure we don’t have any All-White shortlists for roles at Level 5 and above.

The recruitment to this role will form part of that pilot, to support our desire to increase the number of staff from underrepresented groups in senior roles within the council. Please see here for further information  OR contact the resourcing team at resourcing@camden.gov.uk

PLEASE APPLY VIA THIS LINK https://app.beapplied.com/apply/k5nbtrsjoy  APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE CAMDEN WEBSITE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED

About us

Camden is changing on the inside to make life better for everyone. Because we’re not just home to the UK’s fast-growing economy. We’re home to the most important conversations happening today. And we’re making radical social change a reality, so that nobody gets left behind. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.

The role

This is a key role supporting the production of effective policies and strategies across the organisation in order improve outcomes for both residents and Council staff. In this role you will be researching and analysing on a range of evidence bases. You’ll be working with senior leaders in the council, along with various other stakeholders both in the organisation and in the wider community that we serve.  You’ll be supporting the regular evaluation and delivery of key corporate strategies and preparing materials and briefings for the Council’s executive leadership and elected members

You’ll be working with a variety of different multidisciplinary teams and domain areas to drive and support the cross-cutting council-wide outcomes approach. You’ll be Leading on strategic and proactive engagement, both internal and external, relating to work with high levels of complexity or risk to support the ongoing delivery of the Council’s work.

About you

You should be passionate about delivering real change to our residents. You should be driven to solve the problems faced by the organisation and our residents. You should have exceptional communication skills with the ability to write for a number of different audiences and feel confident liaising with and engaging stakeholders across and outside the organisation to ensure they stay involved and included.

You should have experience of designing and facilitating workshops with a diverse range of participants, creating safe and constructive environments.  You should have a good understanding of inclusivity and the Camden 2025 plan. You should be able to write clearly and succinctly for a number of different audiences, especially strong communication and report-writing skills.

You should have the ability to effectively understand, analyse, and summarise a wide evidence base, including both quantitative and qualitative data, to support the solving of challenging problems.  You should work flexibly and proactively as part of the team.

To find out more about what it is like to work at Camden, meet some of our People by visiting 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/our-stories'.

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. Visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits' to see full details of our benefits.

We are hosting a virtual meet and greet on the 26th January at 7pm where you can hear about the roles and from various team members. To register your interest please contact rich.cassidy@camden.gov.uk

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE or copy and paste the below URL into your browser: http://camdocs.camden.gov.uk/HPRMWebDrawer/Record/9869521/file/document?inline

PLEASE APPLY VIA THIS LINK https://app.beapplied.com/apply/k5nbtrsjoy  APPLICATIONS THROUGH THE CAMDEN WEBSITE WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Inclusion and Diversity

We want Camden Council to be a great place to work and to ensure that our communities are represented across our workforce. A vital part of this is ensuring we are a truly inclusive organisation that encourages diversity in all respects, including diversity of thinking. We particularly welcome applications from Black, Asian and those of Other Ethnicities, LGBT+, disabled and neurodiverse communities to make a real difference to our residents so that equalities and justice remains at the heart of everything we do.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1723
  • Published: Sat 14/01/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 13/02/2023, 15:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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