Waltham Forest is an ambitious Borough. Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. As London’s first Borough of Culture we are creating more opportunities to empower our residents and boost their life chances.
We are a Council bursting with energy and opportunity. Our strong grasp of our finances means that we can invest - in our residents, our place and our people.
Over the coming year we will work with our communities to set out what we want Waltham Forest to be by 2030; how that relates to the ever-changing world, and what that means for the services and infrastructure that we need to provide. We need to make sure that everything we are doing today supports that vision, and helps our residents succeed in an increasingly uncertain world.
We need trailblazing leaders who can deliver fast-paced, people-centred design approaches to change. We will design for delivery with work that is insight led, co-created and digitally enabled, pushing collaborative working and igniting creativity.
Our Corporate Development department has been fundamental to Waltham Forest’s successful transformation. We have all of the levers to deliver sustainable change - human resources, digital, ICT, communications, culture, policy, strategy and change services.
This is an exciting time to join Waltham Forest – London’s first Borough of Culture and the winner of the MJ “Council of the year” award. We are busy creating a Council for the future and this is your chance to join an ambitious, customer focussed Corporate Development directorate during a time of change and transformation.
About the roles:
1 Year Fixed Term Contract
These posts offer an excellent opportunity to develop a blend of skills. The roles will involve providing project support to the Brexit Working Group set up within the council. This will include developing and managing the Brexit action plans and work closely with operational services to review existing operational processes and procedures and identifying how these could be managed/ improved in light of the Brexit scenario.
You will play a crucial role in providing effective and administrative support to the Brexit Working Group helping to deliver the strategic and business objectives of the council and the Brexit action plan. You should have strong written and verbal communications skills as well as the ability to organise and co-ordinate meetings and managing project plans, risks and issues logs.
If you are an existing member of staff and interested in this role then we can discuss options around secondments so, do get in touch.
Contacts: Nohaila Alavi, Nohaila.firstname.lastname@example.org
Tori Campbell, Tori.Cambell@walthamforest.gov.uk
How to Apply
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