Social Value Lead
Starting salary: £45,042
Job Level: Level 4 Zone 2
Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: Permanent
Closing date: Sunday 21st May 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.
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.
This is an exciting role for a highly motivated and energetic person. You will be leading and managing the procurement social value aspects at Camden Council. You will be collating and reporting on the delivery and co-ordination our social value contractual commitments. As well as supporting, shaping and steering social value across all directorates of the procurement and contract management process.
You will manage the organisation’s Social Value Matrix, advising in appropriate Social Value asks, ensuring they are consistently embedded and ensuring that it is fully embedded within Camden and all the organisations we contract with – this is something we are fully committed to as an organisation.
You will advise on social value within contracts and relationships with suppliers to the Council. As well as taking social value projects from initiation through to contract implementation. You will be working closely with service leads from across the Council providing a professional, ‘value adding’, social value service.
For more information please see the job profile.
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'.
You will be a knowledgeable and engaging individual who believes in the wider economic, environmental, and social benefits to our residents. You should have demonstrable experience and understanding of social value and be able to design initiatives/programmes aimed at supporting our diverse communities.
You will be experienced in working independently on multiple projects and be able to maintain a professional and confident working relationship with the service leads and external stakeholders, providing them with a personalised approach to specific issues. You will have proven to be capable of producing high quality reporting and robust and transparent management of the reporting and data requirements of our social value commitments and are outcome focused, comfortable working in a demanding, fast paced environment.
You should have a wide-ranging interest in community and social value with an aim to building relationships with stakeholders and supporting social value outcomes that deliver community benefit and meet Camden’s priorities as a Council. Responsibility and drive for personal continuous professional development and shared learning are encouraged within the team.
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.
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/10035283/file/document?inline
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application you will be required to demonstrate how you meet the role criteria noted in the Job Profile under the “About You” section.
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.
To discover more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit 'www.camdenjobs.co.uk/staff-benefits'.
Asking for Adjustments
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, neurodiverse people or people with long-term health conditions. If you would like us to do anything differently