Springfield Park Development Manager

London Borough of Hackney

London
£40,632 - £42,609 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: conservation & wildlife

Closing date: Sunday, 27th June 2021  


3 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.

We have recently been successful in applying for National Lottery Heritage Funding for Springfield Park, and work is currently underway to transform Springfield House and Park. As Springfield Park Manager, you will be responsible for the strategic development of Springfield House and Park. You will provide specialist and expert advice to the Council on the management of the House and Park. You will also have lead responsibility and accountability for budget management, community development, fundraising and project management.

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.

About Us:

Hackney is one of the UK’s highest performing local authorities, serving one of London’s best places to live and work. We have achieved a huge amount: our services, our schools, our public spaces are all amongst the very best. We have changed the reputation, not just of the Council, but of Hackney itself. Bringing jobs and investment into the borough, securing the legacy from the 2012 Games, and making this a place of which we can all be proud.

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.

When applying, it is essential that you include a supporting statement, addressing how your skills, knowledge and experience meet all aspects of the post, as indicated in the job description and person specification (attached below). We do not accept CV’s.

The recruitment process is anonymous. Please ensure that you do not include your name on any of your supporting documents or on the file attachments.

Closing date for applications: 27 June 2021
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 race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy and maternity, age and marital status. 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 under represented 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] 

Click here to apply online.