Community Partnership Manager

Location
Oldham
Salary
£24,588 to £30,016
Posted
18 Jul 2019
Closes
01 Aug 2019
Ref
87373
Contact
Candidate Services
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Flexible
Community Partnership Manager 

Salary: £24,588 to £30,016 
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent 
Hours: 35 hours per week 
Location: Oldham 
Benefits: Competitive pension, 26 days holiday plus bank holidays, increasing with service, cycle to work scheme, season ticket loans for public transport plus much more. 

About the Role: 

The Community and Partnerships Manager will be responsible for developing a comprehensive community investment service offer for customers, including an enhanced offer in anchor neighbourhoods. They will have a clear focus on partnership working, ensuring resources are targeted appropriately and initiatives and projects are evidence led, with outcomes clearly defined and impact measured so we understand the value of our contribution. 

You will work with customers from across the Customer Services Directorate, including Independence and Wellbeing and Neighbourhoods, ensuring consistency of offer to anchor and non-anchor neighbourhoods and aligning service delivery with the aims and objectives of the Community Investment and Sustainable Neighbourhoods strategies, as well as the guiding principles stated within the Community Investment model. 

About You: 

The successful candidate will have relevant professional qualifications / memberships (Institute of Customer Service Qualification) and experience of working in the housing sector and within a similar role. You will have experience of developing partnerships to address a range of social issues and for the benefit of communities, including but not limited tackling poverty, welfare reform changes, access to fuel, food and furniture, employment and training, digital, community cohesion, youth agenda, capacity building and the environment. 

Additionally, you will have a working knowledge of issues facing social housing customers and neighbourhoods as well as experience of contract and / or project management. You will also have knowledge of community development and community capacity building practice and of welfare benefits system and challenges faced by customers. 

The ability to travel between sites and to meet external commitments is also essential. 

You may have experience of the following: Community and Partnerships Manager, Community Manager, Partnerships Manager, Relationship Manager, Project Manager, Programme Manager, Community Development Manager, Neighbourhood Manager, Property Manager, Development Manager, Housing Manager, etc. 

About our Company: 

Great Places Housing Group is not your average housing association. We are a forward-thinking, profit-for-purpose business that works hard to improve the lives of residents in our 19,000 homes across the North West and Yorkshire. 

Our work doesn’t stop at our customers’ front door. The surplus we make is invested back into the business to fund building new homes and to provide a full range of support services for some of the most vulnerable members of society including the homeless, young parents, older people and those with mental health needs. 

We are extremely proud of our dedicated, passionate and friendly colleagues who live our values and work hard to make a difference every day. Working for us you will be part of something special and in return, we offer a competitive package with a range of enhanced benefits and learning and development opportunities to help you achieve and exceed your potential.

Ref: 87373

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