Springfield Park Development Manager - Tenders Global

Springfield Park Development Manager

  • Contract
  • London
  • Posted 1 week ago

London Borough of Hackney

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Job Number: HCAA01876
Service: Leisure, Parks, and Green Spaces
DBS Required: No
Agreement Type: Fixed Term / Secondment
Work Pattern: Full Time
Contracted Hours: 36

1 Year Fixed Term Contract / Secondment Opportunity.

We know that staff are key to our success, and we are seeking people with ambition, creativity,
and commitment to our values to help us achieve the best for the people of Hackney.

The London Borough of Hackney has the largest expanse of green spaces in inner London. We have
58 parks, gardens and open spaces ranging from the largest concentration of football pitches in
Europe at Hackney Marshes, to the beautiful historic setting of Springfield and Clissold parks.

27 of our parks have been awarded the prestigious Green Flag Award. Based within our
Neighbourhoods and Housing directorate, our Leisure, Parks, and Green Spaces Service ensures
that all of Hackney’s parks and green spaces are safe, accessible for all and inviting to use.

Springfield Park is one of Hackney’s most spectacular parks, and it has recently been
transformed with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund. As Springfield Park
Development Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic development of Springfield House
and Park. You will have lead responsibility and accountability for budget management, community
development, fundraising and project management. You will also be responsible for delivering
Springfield Park’s Activity Plan.

You will have experience of working with community groups, as well as establishing and
developing effective partnerships to enable the successful delivery of services.

You will be educated to degree level in a related area or with equivalent relevant experience
in parks development and management. A knowledge and understanding of partnership working and
stakeholder engagement is required, combined with a good knowledge of funding and sponsorship
principles and organisations.

There is no better place to work in London than Hackney; we have great pride in our borough,
our communities, and our services. Hackney is one of London’s most vibrant and diverse
boroughs. It’s one of the most sought-after areas to live in London with good schools, parks,
and local amenities, as well as great transport links and vibrant and diverse communities.

If you want to work in a place where you can represent our values, so we achieve the best for
our residents, please click on the apply button below.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Therefore, we do not accept supporting statements or CVs.

When applying, there will be a number of questions relating to the post on the application
form. It is essential that you complete the application questions, responding to each using
examples of your skills, knowledge, and experience.

We will not accept applications where Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been used to assist with
completing the competency questions or any part of the application form.

This application process replaces a supporting statement.

Closing date for applications: 18 April 2024 (22:59)
Interview date: TBC.

We are also working towards our vision, which is to be a place for everyone; where residents
and staff can be proud; a place that celebrates diversity and where everyone can feel valued,
included, and involved. In order to achieve this, we look for people who are: Proud; Ambitious;
Pioneering; Open; Proactive; Inclusive.

Hackney Council works to eradicate discrimination on the basis of age, disability, gender
reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or
belief, sex, and sexual orientation. We also recognise that people can be disadvantaged by
their social and economic circumstances, so we will also work to eliminate discrimination and
disadvantage caused by social class. We also welcome those interested in flexible working. We
particularly welcome applications from disabled people, as this group is currently
underrepresented in our workforce.

The Council has a dedicated employment support service (Hackney Works), which offers Hackney
residents guidance in relation to applying for jobs. If you are thinking about applying for a
job, please contact the Hackney Works team to find out what support is available: [email protected]

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