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Social Value Manager

  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1304
  • Published: Tue 26/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

Starting Salary: £47,575
Job Grade: Level 5 Zone 1
Work Location: Unit 1B, Berol House, 25 Ashley Road, London, N17 9LJ with opportunity for home/remote working and alternative flexible working options are available/open to discussion
Hours per week: 36
Contract Type: Permanent, Full time
Closing date: Sunday 22nd May 2022 at 23.59
Interviews to be held: To be confirmed
Alternative flexible working options available/open to discussion

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Employed by the London Borough of Camden the Social Value Manger will be based in North London Waste Authority (NLWA), serving Camden and six other north London boroughs.

About the role

This newly created role will be the lead on delivery of social value in the Authority, working with the project team on the North London Heat and Power Project.  Through this nationally significant infrastructure project, the Authority is creating new apprenticeships, and connecting young people locally with the construction and waste industries by engagement with schools and through onsite skills training placements.

NLWA aim to maximise the social and economic benefits of the project to the local community. The Authority already have a positive record of working with contractors onsite to provide apprenticeships and training placements. Now that the contract is in place for construction of the new Energy Recovery Facility, the largest contract in the project, this role will be instrumental in further developing this work and lead in pushing the boundaries of social value commitments for the project alongside the new contractor. Exploring strategies and opportunities to enhance the contribution the project is making through specific projects in the community will be encouraged.

The role is supported by specialist advisers, AECOM, and will include managing their budget and ensuring that the strategic aims of NLWA are delivered. Key elements of the role include liaising with others, reporting on progress, identifying and communicating local opportunities, collaborative working with contractors on the project and a good understanding of the outcomes achieved.

About You  

You will have enthusiasm for delivering a workstream which aims to provide social value to the local area within which the North London Heat and Power Project sits, and for which NLWA is responsible.  You will be able to communicate the aims and outcomes of the workstream to a wide variety of stakeholders and be passionate about realising life-changing opportunities for local people.

You will have a good knowledge of current thinking relating to equality, diversity and inclusion, and of groups which are active in overcoming social disadvantage. You will have demonstrable experience in identifying social value targets and designing and managing monitoring and reporting systems.

Your understanding of the potential socio-economic impacts of a construction project will help the progress of this work for the benefit of NLWA and the local population.

For more information regarding this role please refer to the job profile.

About NLWA

North London Waste Authority serves 2 million residents in the boroughs of Barnet, Camden, Enfield, Hackney, Haringey, Islington and Waltham Forest.  We manage about a quarter of all the rubbish and recycling in London and run programmes to help residents and businesses reduce their waste and recycle more.

Our mission is to preserve resources and the environment for future generations and make sure that waste is disposed of in an environmentally responsible way.

North London Heat and Power Project is the Authority’s £1.2 billion project to provide new infrastructure on the Edmonton EcoPark, including a new Energy Recovery Facility.  The project will ensure environmentally sound waste management for the forseeable future in north London. Our vision is to create a waste management facility in which local communities can take pride, that demonstrated value and is a model for public sector project delivery.

The Authority’s website is www.nlwa.gov.uk, and we have a specific website www.northlondonheatandpower.london for the North London Heat and Power Project.

Working for NLWA
The post-holder will work for NLWA and be based at NLWA’s office in Tottenham Hale but be employed by London Borough of Camden through whom NLWA staff are employed. The North London Heat and Power Project is located at Edmonton EcoPark.

Working for Camden
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At Camden, you’ll receive a host of benefits as well as joining a flexible working employer. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.

Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

If you would like to have a further discussion about the role, please contact Ursula Taylor, Head of Legal and Governance on telephone number 020 8489 3940 or email Ursula.taylor@nlwa.gov.uk.

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 our recruitment website

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 during the application, interview or assessment process, including providing information in an alternative format, please contact Bernadette Daley at bernadette.daley@nlwa.gov.uk.

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  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: 1304
  • Published: Tue 26/04/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Closing on: Thu 26/05/2022, 16:40 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: FULLTIME
  • Salary: £45,000 - £74,999
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: London

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