Green Space Development Manager
Join us to help shape and improve Camden’s Green Infrastructure
The Green Space Development Manager will lead on green space development for the borough, influencing and delivering high quality green infrastructure projects which contribute to healthy, sustainable communities.
The post will lead on the planning, engagement, co-ordination and financial management of our Green Space Investment Programme, leading a team of Green Space Project Officers to deliver exciting and innovative green infrastructure projects. The role will oversee the Council’s response to the impact of HS2 in relation to green space, including a specific programme of mitigation projects.
The post will also be the council’s principal advisor on strategic green space provision, design and related regeneration and planning matters. The role will develop relationships and partnerships to facilitate the improvement of green space within the borough, both within the Council and with external landowners and organisations, identifying innovative and creative ways to strengthen the benefits of green infrastructure in a complex urban environment.
The successful candidate 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’.
You’ll hold a relevant degree/ qualification or equivalent and have proven experience in effective programme management, delivering strategic improvements to green space. You’ll have experience in preparing and reviewing strategic and policy documents and sound technical knowledge of the range of services delivered by Green Space.
You’ll bring a thorough, working knowledge of planning policies relating to green space, and issues in an inner city environment and understanding of good procurement and contract management practice relating to green space development and improvements. You’ll have experience of budget and financial management and a proven track record of delivering services within financial perimeters.
You’ll have excellent stakeholder management skills with experience of working with a wide range of groups and organisations to effect and deliver change. You’ll be able to manage staff effectively and have experience of working across projects teams to influence and support successful delivery.
Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.
Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.
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How to apply
To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.
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Closing dates for applications: Sunday 2nd June 2019 23:59
Interviews to be held: TBC
Please quote reference: 190000BD
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Camden welcomes new employees on a monthly basis; next available dates for induction are 17thJune, 15th July and 19th August 2019