Redbridge is an ambitious, diverse and exciting east-London borough. What we do is driven by changing our relationship with local people to support our vision. As a result, we’ve developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council.
We’re one of the fastest growing parts of the country and the third most diverse London borough. Our communities are attracted by a mixture of excellent schools, relatively affordable housing, high-quality open space and rapid transport connections into the heart of the City.
Local London is a partnership of 8 authorities in East London They are working together to enable and deliver digital connectivity across the sub-region. We have a strategic investment pot of £9.7m to deliver projects in each authority.
Local London is one of four sub regional partnerships in London and this role will be shared between Local London and the South London Partnership http://southlondonpartnership.co.uk/
Activities include the procurement of fibre infrastructure, stimulating commercial investment in the sub-region, engagement with industry and facilitating digital infrastructure delivery by acting as an interface between the Boroughs and the telecommunications industry.
The role will support the development and implementation of the Local London and South London Partnership digital infrastructure workstream. The programme involves 13 boroughs in total and will involve coordinating activity across the boroughs for reporting purposes as well as ensuring finances are managed and programmes within boroughs are delivered effectively. It is also about bringing boroughs together so they can access the digital framework effectively.
Local London is the sub-regional partnership of eight boroughs: Enfield, Waltham Forest, Redbridge, Newham, Barking & Dagenham, Havering, Greenwich and Bexley.
The post is based in Ilford at the LB Redbridge but the postholder will be required to work flexibly, including working primarily from home and travelling to meetings and events across the Local London & South London Partnership area and working remotely as required by the demands of the workload.
Redbridge Council is the accountable body for Local London and Local London staff are employed on Redbridge Council terms and conditions.
Ambitious for Redbridge
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.