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Reference: 63628

Date Added: 23 November 2017
Closing Date: 10 December 2017

Job Title: Policy & Equalities Officer

Working For: Haringey Council

Location: London

Salary: £41,025 - £43,380 + benefits

Job Details

12 month FTC.

Your new company
Working in the public sector is all about making a difference to people’s everyday lives, making the environment in which they live a better place, and giving them the tools they need to improve their own lives and play an active role in the community.

Haringey have huge ambitions. As the shape of local government continues to change, they’re determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that their residents enjoy the best opportunities in life – through excellent education, training, access to facilities and community empowerment. They’re committed to growth that can benefit all of their residents, by strengthening the borough’s local economy and bringing in new facilities and activities. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

Your new role
You will lead and manage a range of projects and areas of work as allocated, contributing to the delivery of corporate priorities, development of policies and strategies across the organisation, equalities and business improvement. To support the delivery of a range of other projects from function’s work programme as allocated.

Work with SLT, CLG, Cabinet members and key stakeholders from across the council to ensure the scope and nature of all elements of the work programme are understood, shared and driven by intelligent use of research findings and conclusions, and feedback on performance and deliver is sought these same stakeholders at the end of the project.

What you'll need to succeed

  • Knowledge of local government, ideally involving working directly with senior officers and elected Members
  • A demonstrable ability to think creatively, network and develop strong working relationships both internally and externally.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills, able to draft correspondence and deal with matters in a sensitive manner.
  • Knowledge and experience of project planning.
  • Knowledge of qualitative and quantitative research methods.

This post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. An enhanced disclosure check with the DBS will be undertaken.

Closing Date: 10 December 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Closing at 23:55. All application forms must be complete by this time.

Application Details

If you are interested in this role please click the link below or call Helen Terry on 0207 2598812 for a confidential chat.
See https://www.hays.co.uk/jobs/haringey-council/latestjobs/JOB_1782570.

Website: http://www.haringey.gov.uk/

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