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Salary: £33,487 – £36,543 (inclusive of weighting)Duration: Fixed term/secondment until 31st March 2020 (with possibility of extension)Hours: Full time – 37 hours per week (part-time working and job share considered)Location: Wallfields, Hertford Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 16th September 2019About the role An opportunity to join our client’s team as their Projects and New Business Manager until 31st March 2020, has become available to work in their Hertford office as part of the Housing and Health team. There is a possibility of this period being extended.This is an exciting time for you to join the team and develop your career as they are working on a wide range of community wellbeing and housing projects, including supporting colleagues to roll-out a number of new wellbeing hubs across the district and working with their housing company to grow its portfolio of properties. You will be working with colleagues across the service, covering projects related to housing, environmental health, licensing matters, health and wellbeing and community safety. The role includes working closely with the Head of Housing and Health to ensure key meetings, presentations and stakeholder events are planned and delivered, as well as managing a team of project and support officers.Some of the key responsibilities include:Managing efficient and effective project management and business development and support across the Housing and Health ServicedIdentifying new business opportunities and working with colleagues on the production of business casesAssisting the Service Manager – Community Wellbeing and Partnerships and the Head of Housing and Health to provide robust emergency planning and safeguarding arrangementsProviding an administrative support role specifically for the Head of Housing and Health including membership of, and the provision of support and advice to, the Service’s management teamAbout youThis role will suit someone with excellent organisational and time management skills coupled with the ability to get buy-in from colleagues to deliver against tight deadlines. The ideal candidate will bring a wide range of skills and experience gained in the public, private and/or voluntary sectors, including:Experience of managing projectsExcellent organisational skills, with the ability to prioritise your and your team’s workloads to meet deadlines; all with a concern for order and accuracyExcellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to work with colleagues on corporate projectsAn understanding of the scope for commercial thinking within a public sector settingExperience of producing written reports and/or briefing notes for senior managersAbout usEast Herts is consistently rated as amongst the best areas in the country to live, with excellent schools and healthcare, a huge array of green space, beautiful waterways, unique market towns and picturesque villages. They also enjoy high levels of employment and a diverse local economy.The vision of our client is to provide East Hertfordshire residents and businesses with a future that is prosperous and sustainable. In order to achieve this, a number of strategic objectives have been developed, which allow our client in conjunction with its many partners to focus on the key issues that concern the residents of East Hertfordshire.Whatever their role, everyone contributes to delivering great services to the local community. Our vision is to preserve the unique character of East Herts and ensure it remains one of the best places to live and work. To accomplish this, their focus is to improve the health and wellbeing of communities, enhance the quality of people’s lives and enable a flourishing local economy.The staff team is at the very heart of the organisation – They recognise that together with their elected members, they make the difference to local communities. They are dedicated to staff development and individual success within a team framework. To help staff deliver, they provide a supportive work environment, development opportunities and work to help everyone achieve their potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance. As part of our Green Travel agenda we actively encourage employees to explore more economical and eco-friendly means of travel to work, for example public transport, cycle, walk or car share, and support this through a number of initiatives such as Liftshare. Our client is an equal opportunity employer committed to embracing a diverse and inclusive work environment. They aim to attract and retain the best people regardless of their gender, marital/parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, age, background, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.
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