Social Value Consultant

Other
  • UK, London
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for a Social Value Consultant to join them on permanent basis in London. Job Description: Some of the core activities the role will involve: - Developing and...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 29.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/89564

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Job description

Our client is a major design, engineering and project management consultancy who has been rapidly growing within various sectors and who is looking for a Social Value Consultant to join them on permanent basis in London.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Some of the core activities the role will involve:  

- Developing and implementing social value policy, strategy and frameworks for clients  

- Managing engagement with clients, communities and other stakeholders  

- Developing, managing and implementing social value delivery plans for clients and project teams  

- Working collaboratively with team members and support other parts of the business with their win work  

- Creating social value collateral through case studies and social impact reports  

- Producing social value calculations on projects including forecasting, monitoring and evaluations throughout a project lifecycle from feasibility, design & specification, construction and operation  

- Creating strategies to embed social value in procurement for clients  

- Managing and monitoring community investment through projects for clients  

- Developing, delivering and reviewing local impact assessments, socio-economic assessments, community engagement strategies  

- Supporting the delivery of social value assessments for Government Appraisals (SBC, OBC and FBC)  

- Working collaboratively with other technical specialists within the company (eg Natural Capital specialists, Economists, Stakeholder Engagement, Transport Planners) in order to enhance the wider business offer  

- Help understand, and map, their clients’ maturity around social value and identify opportunities to improve their approach.

Requirements

- Demonstrable experience of working with and influencing stakeholders  

- Experience of managing Social Value (or aspects of social value activities), ideally in the Transportation, Built  

Environment or Infrastructure sectors  

- Ability to identify and understand needs of local communities/stakeholders in order to drive forward impactful outcomes  

- Experience with supply chain management and engagement including Meet the Buyer type events  

- Ability to work under minimal supervision to deliver high quality, engaging and client focused outputs  

- Good project management skills, commercial awareness, and the ability to support and direct junior team members  

- Ability to create and maintain strong relationships with their clients’ promoting social value services and other services from within the company  

- Good understanding of the methodologies surrounding impact measurement and monetisation of social value  

- Good understanding and knowledge of social value policy and legislation in the context of public sector and central government  

- Experience of developing social value strategies and delivery plans to embed social value in client projects.  

- Experience of working on Government Appraisal business cases within the built environment  

- Experience of writing bids and creative thinking for social value responses to win work  

- Communication and active listening – Ability to fully understand client needs, communicate complex solutions  

- Experience of creating and implementing social value policy and strategies for large organizations in the Built Environment, Infrastructure or related sectors  

- A relevant qualification in social/environmental/natural science or similar subject  

- Desirable 5+ years of industry experience  

- A strong technical understanding of social value, economic impact, environmental management, corporate responsibility or sustainability  

- Experience of delivering social value projects and programmes working in a client-facing role

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