Parks Stakeholder Officer


Wandsworth, London
£30,131 pa

Paid • Full Time • Fixed Term Contract

Sectors: environmental education, food, farming & horticulture

Closing date: Tuesday, 31st May 2022   6 days left

Location: Wandsworth
Contract Type: Full Time, Fixed Term (1 year contract)
Salary: £30,131
Closing date: 31 May 2022

Ref: PA015

The London Borough of Wandsworth has one of the richest varieties of green open spaces in central London. Enable is the lead contractor employed by Wandsworth Borough Council to manage and improve 32 parks and open spaces as well as deliver leisure services such as outdoor events, filming, sports provision and wellbeing activities throughout the borough.

We work closely with local stakeholders, volunteers and ‘Friends of’ groups who share our aims of providing and making improvement to high quality, well managed and inclusive parks and commons. Working with local communities is at the heart of what we do and the role of Parks Stakeholder Officer is integral to maintaining long lasting relationships and providing support for groups and individuals who help deliver park improvements.

We are looking for a dynamic and engaging individual who has energy, ideas and a passion for supporting the community. We need someone who can develop collaborative working opportunities and provide guidance and support, going the extra mile to help our partners. You will have experience working with community groups, small charities and volunteers and you will have a passion for making lasting improvements to a wide range of greenspaces from national flagship sites to pocket parks.

Joining a highly motivated team which specialise in horticulture, infrastructure, participation, engagement and fundraising you will be a team player who has strong self-motivation and the ability to support colleagues as well as work on personal initiative.

You will working closely with our Head of Parks to facilitate participation by our Friends groups, Management Advisory Committees and the wider community, in all aspects of greenspace provision as well as supporting colleagues delivering greenspace improvements and helping to deliver and support stakeholder events.

The role is for 40 hours a week and is based in the Parks Office within Battersea Park. Alternative measures including some working from home may be required in the short/medium term due to Covid-19. You will be expected to travel around Wandsworth to visit sites and meet stakeholders on a regular basis and to work evening and weekends as necessary.

Why should you join Enable Leisure and Culture?

  • 30 Days Annual Leave
  • Flexible Working
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Insurance
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Free Gym membership
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Weekly fruit basket
  • Staff Treats
  • Weekly Wellbeing Hour

We are unable to provide sponsorship for this post. In order to apply for this post, you must demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK. We anticipate a high volume of interest in this post and reserve the right to close this role early if we find the right candidate, so encourage you to apply early.

Diversity is valued at Enable and is important in the work that we do. Applications from all sections of the community are welcome and will be considered on merit. Should you have a disability and require any additional support or if you have any questions regarding the above role, please contact us at [email protected].

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