Starting salary: £45,042
Job level: Level 4 Zone 2
Work location: 5 Pancras Square, N1C 4AG
Hours per week: 36
Contract type: 1 year fixed term / secondment
Closing date: Sunday 24th September 2023 at 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Alternative flexible working options available / open to discussion
Anonymised Application – in keeping with Camden’s commitment to inclusion the recruitment to this role is anonymised and supports the objective of reducing the impact of unconscious bias.
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. Here’s where you can help decide a better future for us all.
The Green Space Project Officer will play a key role in delivering Camden’s Green Space Investment Programme. The post will deliver against high quality, high profile projects that contribute to ensuring the quality, inclusivity and sustainability of Camden’s parks, green spaces and public realm. The role will be responsible for a portfolio of green space investment projects from inception through to completion, managing external landscape designers, other contractors and volunteers, and ensuring effective engagement with councillors and Camden’s communities.
In this role you will join a dynamic, multi-disciplinary team and contribute to our commitment to deliver for the people of Camden by delivering value for money services by getting it ‘right first time’.
We are looking for someone with a thorough, working knowledge of green space policies, plans and issues in an inner city environment. You will need to have excellent project management skills and proven experience in effectively project-managing improvements to parks and open spaces.
Your experience will include contract procurement, monitoring and management, dealing with contractors and sound technical knowledge of the range of services delivered by Green Space. You will have an excellent track record of financial management, budget control and experience of delivering services within financial limits.
To be successful in this role you will have the ability to devise and manage appropriate and effective consultation and engagement exercises with local communities, work closely with elected members and manage public meetings.
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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.
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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 us on 020 7974 6655, at firstname.lastname@example.org or post to 5 Pancras Square, London, N1C 4AG.