Amey

DofE Programme & Projects Coordinator

Recruiter
Amey
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£25000 - £33000 per annum + Competitive
Posted
09 Oct 2019
Closes
05 Nov 2019
Ref
AM11545
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent

About Us

We're committed to creating better places for everyone. We take pride in making a difference, but also in being the difference: for the communities we serve, whatever the challenge, whatever the weather. By designing and consulting, building and maintaining, managing and investing in our country's services and infrastructures we create better places to live, work and travel. Rich in diversity of expertise and ideas, we're one strong team of individuals united by the same commitment to create better places.

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 well-being. 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. To bring out the better in you. To shine as a better team player or self-starter. To help you commit to better each day, delivering whatever steps it takes, great or small, to create better places for everyone.

We believe that we are what we do.

It's more than just wanting to do better.

At Amey we're proud to be the better



The Role

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a Social Value Adviser to work within our Social Value team reporting into the Head of Social Impact. In this newly created role you will be responsible for managing and delivering a wide range of projects that support our vision to create better places to live, work and travel.

You will provide specialist knowledge on social value activities across the business, acting as an ambassador for social value both within Amey and externally, developing and leading on initiatives to increase the quantity and quality of social value activities.

This exciting opportunity will be based out of or Oxford office but will involve a degree of travel to other UK locations. As such the successful candidate will need to be flexible and willing to travel as required.



Responsibilities

  • You will manage and deliver the Duke of Edinburgh Award (DofE) programme within Amey. You will work with stakeholders from the DofE to ensure a schedule or events is in place each year.
  • You will engage with local Amey teams to increase applications to the DofE programme and manage the award application process.
  • You will work closely with our Early Careers team to measure and report on uptake and impact of the DofE programme
  • You will be responsible for developing a suite of activities and initiatives which our people can take part in, gathering and creating clear and accessible content which teams throughout Amey can use.
  • Increase take-up and maximise the potential for positive impact of volunteering across Amey and managing the Amey match funding scheme.
  • Identify opportunities and manage the applications of Social Value awards

The role will support and contribute to:

  • The measurement, monitoring and reporting of social value
  • Developing and sharing social value case studies, articles, press releases
  • Being an ambassador for social value agenda via for example, presenting at events and workshops, being active on social media, contributing to blogs etc



Skills and Experience

The successful candidate will have had experience of coordinating and/or managing engagement projects. A track-record of working on volunteering, charitable or education projects will be an advantage.

As a champion of the projects you work on, you will be a charismatic and enthusiastic individual, with a can-do attitude and genuine purpose to want to tackle some of the core sustainability issues facing communities.



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