Social Value Manager

London/Home Counties

Morgan Sindall Construction
Ref
73743
Vacancy title
Social Value Manager
Function(s)
Continuous Customer Care
Contract type
Full time permanent
Region
London/Home Counties
Location(s)
London
Description

Social Value Manager

Location: London & Home Counties

Talented people are the key to our success

About us:

Would you like to work for a progressive and ambitious company which is also one of the most successful within the UK construction and infrastructure industry? 

Morgan Sindall provides national construction and infrastructure services to private and public sector customers across a comprehensive range of markets. We aim to create great results for our customers, partners and ourselves.

Opportunity:

We have a fantastic opportunity within our Construction business for an ambitious and talented Social Value Manager to join our team.

The successful candidate will be joining an existing team of passionate and dedicated construction professionals. This is a standalone role supporting our London business. As a Social Value Manager, you will manage, implement and coordinate Employment Skill Plans to meet framework and customer requirements. In addition to ESP’s the individual will be expected to build relationships with external organisations to support the delivery of these requirements.

We are looking for candidates who have experience of the main contracting market in central London or the surrounding boroughs. Previous experience in a similar role in construction is preferable.

We are looking for people who share our passion for the project at hand whilst also being able to work within a fun and hardworking team environment.

Responsibilities:

As a Social Value Manager, you will:

  • Liaise with the Customer, dealing with different stakeholders from Councillors, Clients to Local residents
  • Focusing on Employment and Skills plan opportunities for people from the local borough
  • Challenging the supply chain to ensure we maximise and fill the opportunities for apprentices, work experience placements on the project. 
  • Completing quarterly ESP returns.
  • Look at ways to work with the community on the project to maximise the Considerate Constructors scheme requirements. 
  • Work with local schools, charities etc.
  • Lead all external project communications (Newsletters, Project website update, project social media updates)
  • Deal with any comments/ questions/ complaints on the project from local residents as and when they arise in the most professional and efficient way.  This will include going to residents homes to meet with them to close out any issues arising.
  • Keeping local councillors and project stakeholders updated on the project and any external communications.
  • Every 3 months attending and chairing a resident’s forum with the Project Director
  • Implement, manage & take ownership of Social Value Plans for the London region
  • Provide support and assist teams in meeting Social Value targets
  • Provide reports on progress to Senior Management
  • Identify new innovative ways to meet and exceed customer requirements
  • Collate and report back to framework managers on progress.
  • Identify concerns and solutions to enable teams to deliver Social Value requirements
  • Working with the Business Development / Marketing team to maximise social media and PR exposure to highlight social value achievements
  • Communicate to the wider business and produce case studies on the people element of Morgan Sindall’s sustainability strategy
  • Build relationships with our customers
  • Identify, through networking and engagement with public & private sector bodies, future social value requirements relating to the construction sector
  • Regular travel required

 

You will be educated to GCSE level or equivalent and be highly competent in MS suite (especially Excel and PowerPoint). You will possess a comprehensive understanding of EDI, Employment & Skills Section 106 supply chain arrangements, responsible businesses, education frameworks and be proficient with LM3. You will also have a Full UK driving licence.

 

Morgan Sindall Construction London and Home Counties

With a passion to serve customers we have developed a professional, understated approach, where our people in London and Home Counties are encouraged and rewarded to work as a team to achieve Perfect Delivery.

The success of this strategy to: find – win – deliver – repeat has yielded a healthy forward order book, giving us the stability to fully focus on strengthening our long-term work winning capability in our primary sectors of: education, public sector frameworks, civic buildings, investment linked opportunities and healthcare.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation


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