What is the purpose of this role? We are looking to recruit a Social Value Coordinator to support the Project Management Team in the delivery of our social value commitments to Bradford as part of the Smart Street Lighting project. Creating a positive social impact in the communities we serve is one of Amey's key values. Our social value policy is already delivering successes across the Bradford district, but the recent award of the Smart Street Lighting project is reliant upon delivery of extensive investment in local people and communities. Our obligations are broadly split into two sections: 1) commitments to employment for local people, and 2) commitments of time and resources towards various local social, environmental and economic targets. What will this role involve? * Passionate about delivering social value in the communities where we operate * Arrange and coordinate meetings with schools, training partners, recruitment agencies, charities and other organisations, record and follow-up resulting actions * Manage the relationship with the independent Social Value Portal; appointed by Bradford Council to monitor our performance * Negotiate with and positively influence customers, suppliers and internal stakeholders * Arrange, manage and participate in community activities, charity events and local involvement days * Prepare supporting information packs and assist with delivery of presentations to schools and/or community groups * Assist with supporting young people into work * Maintain records and produce reports on progress and achievements * Undertake other administrative tasks * Provide support to the wider portfolio of Street Lighting projects within Amey. What are we looking for? * GCSE or equivalent grade C or above in Maths and English * Able to work flexible hours to meet project requirements * A high level of expertise in the use of software applications such as MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook * Understanding of basic business and commercial terminology * Full driving licence * Willingness to work with people from all sectors of the community including underprivileged, homeless, unemployed or ex-offenders, with appropriate safeguards in place * Enhanced DBS clearance * Experienced in coordinating and successfully supporting projects with a range of stakeholders * Experience of working successfully in a diverse team * Proactive, with a constructive approach and excellent planning, coordination and organisational skills * Ideally with experience of working in the transport, construction or street lighting sectors. Why Amey? We're all originals here and our individuality is an asset. We have unique backgrounds and personalities, which means we all bring different ideas to the table. But we do have one thing in common: we all take personal pride in our public service. With every drop of water and spark of electricity we supply, with every bolt we tighten and with every guiding golden nugget of advice, we better manage the services that we all use and rely on every day, ensuring every household in Britain benefits from our work. Amey is one of the top five support services suppliers in the UK. We employ 16,000 people, have a turnover of £2.1bn and a strong forward order-book. Every household in Britain benefits from the work we do. We maintain the UK's road and rail infrastructure, keep schools safe and clean, manage the UK's defence estate, safely escort prisoners and keep prisons and courts secure. We also collect and process waste, as well as deliver utilities services. All of this is underpinned by our leading consulting capabilities which uses engineering design and data analytics to better manage the services we all use and rely on. As one of us, you can really be you because your individuality is an asset. You're surrounded by a team of people who want you to grow and embrace new challenges. People who care about your job satisfaction as well as your wellbeing. There'll be experiences as original as you are, in a career that can feel like many rolled into one. You'll be stretched but always supported. Whether it's working on the biggest bridge in the country, learning to get to grips with the latest technology, or just working with a great group of people every day, you'll find what gets you out of bed in the morning at Amey.
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