About the Role
Are you looking for a new career opportunity in a fast developing, forward thinking, and ambitious organisation? Demonstrating that you are an innovative, supportive, positive and flexible person, you will play a key role in delivering the Council’s community partnerships priorities. This includes our support for our voluntary and community sector partners, and a range of multi-agency partnership working workstreams including community safety. You will need a clear vision and understanding of the challenges and opportunities involved and an excellent track record of delivery.
About the Person
With a proven track record in partnership working and in developing and managing teams, you’ll also need experience of working in a political environment and planning and delivering projects.
You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong negotiating and influencing skills. You should be well organised, with a problem solving approach, and able to deliver work to a deadline. You will report directly to the Head of Service.
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Justine Chatfield, Head of Community Partnerships, on 01737 276084.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Closing date: Sunday 1st December 2019
Interview dates: Monday 9th, Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th or Thursday 12th December 2019
Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.