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Head of Community Partnerships
  • Employer: Camden Council
  • Reference: SC/21/153904
  • Published: Fri 04/06/2021, 16:48 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 20/06/2021, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £59,865 - £73,166
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG, Camden

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Head of Community Partnerships

Starting salary: £59,865

Job Level and Salary range: Level 6, Zone 1; £59,865 - £73,166 per annum  

Work Location: 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG. (Currently Home working).

Hours per week: 37

Contract type: 2-year Fixed Term Contract/Secondment

Closing date: Sunday 20th June 2021 23:59

Interviews to be held: W/C 12th July 2021

Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion 


About us

In Camden we are committed to working together to make our borough the best place to live, work, study and visit. Partnership with our communities is central to the way we work, so that everyone can access opportunities and nobody gets left behind. This role will lead the work of the Community Partnerships team to deliver the Council’s outcomes as set out in the Renewal Missions and the refreshed priorities for Camden 2025.


The role

This is an exciting and important role where you will use your wealth of experience to make a significant contribution to our work with the voluntary and community sector (VCS). You will have, an understanding of the strengths of the VCS and the public sector and, the skills needed to lead our strategic partnership and broker opportunities for development.

You will be responsible for delivering our grant programme and infrastructure support, community spaces programme and taking forward our digital project to enhance the sector’s response to meeting the needs of local people. Your understanding of neighbourhood working will add real value to our ambition to develop our libraries as community hubs, connecting with residents and community partners.


About you

The post holder will work flexibly across various functions to ensure the delivery of Camden 2025. You will have a proven track record in key areas including leading the strategic direction of the community partnership unit, overseeing community partnership projects, performance development and service improvement and delivery.

You will have excellent relationship management skills with the ability to work with a range of stakeholders including senior officers and cabinet members to deliver and embed the priorities of the role. You will be proficient in working alongside senior management teams; to support the leadership of the division, applying corporate and directorate strategic development, implementation, and monitoring.

To succeed, you will bring an oversight of financial management, contract management and funding models.


Working for Camden

We’re ready to welcome your ideas, your views, and your rebellious spirit. Help us redefine how we’re supporting our communities, 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. Click HERE to see full details of our benefits.


Additional information

To view the Job Profile, please click HERE

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 essential criteria listed in the Job Profile.

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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 us on 020 7974 6655, at or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.