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Network Officer


Job Category: Management / exec / consulting Job Location: East London, East London, UK SLPN Network Officer Department: SLPN Reports to: SLPN Director Vacancy reference no.: CWL/2021/01/232 Closing date: 31st January 2021 Who Are We? Canary Wharf Group have overseen the largest urban regeneration project in Europe and is a fully integrated private real estate company that develops, manages and currently owns interests in approximately 7.7 million square feet of office space, 0.9 million square feet of retail and 327 completed Build to Rent units. The company"s current £4.2 billion development pipeline is composed of 1.0 million square feet of office/retail properties, and over 3,700 new homes: for sale, for rent, intermediate and affordable. CWG is an industry leader in sustainability including purchasing 100% renewable electricity for the Estate since 2012 and zero waste going to landfill from the managed Estate since 2009. Our Culture Working at Canary Wharf Group means working for a forward-thinking collaborative team. We hire staff who strive to make a difference and achieve the highest standards. Everyone is empowered to make a difference and our ethos encourages everyone to think like an owner. Our business puts our customers and people at the heart of the everything, we work to meet tier needs and exceed expectations. The Role: To assist the SLPN Director to maximise the tendering opportunities for local businesses, particularly focusing on SMEs in the Borough of Lambeth and the wider south London area. In particular, to enable Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) to participate in the growth economy and in any other relevant supply chain opportunities and private sector contracts. This role requires the job-holder to perform a high level of office management and administration with a focus on data and event management. Main Responsibilities To organise and facilitate (as directed) all SLPN events/workshops/online webinars. This includes dissemination of invitations, logging responses, booking and on the day event management. To disseminate information to all clients via email and downloads from the database as and when required including production of the weekly emailer to SLPN clients. Also updating the SLPN website and other communication feeds. Work with SLPN colleagues to forge links with developers, contractors, procurement managers and local businesses to encourage the placing of contracts with local companies through fair competition. Develop a strong ability to generate and develop new/existing business and sales activity which aligns with supplier and buyer strategies & drivers. Alert local companies to forthcoming tendering opportunities and introduce suitable companies to contractors, procurement managers and other buying personnel. Adhere to and promote SLPN"s Equality & Diversity, Environment, IT and Health & Safety policies. Develop relationships with other local business support organisations and key partners/stakeholders to ensure SMEs can benefit from the full range of available business support. Comply with Data Protection Act and other relevant legislation. Adhere to and promote SLPN"s Equality & Diversity, Environment, IT and Health & Safety policies. Assist colleagues at ELBP as and when required. Undertake other occasional duties which may be reasonably required. Health Safety and Welfare Responsibilities All staff are required to fulfil their legal duty to take reasonable care for the health and safety of themselves and others who may be affected by their acts and omissions, and to follow all guidance and instructions given in this respect. Further details regarding Health & Safety responsibilities are set out in the Health & Safety Policy in the Administrative Rules and Procedures, and the Health, Safety & Welfare Manual. Environmental Responsibilities All Staff are required to follow the Canary Wharf Group plc (CWG) Environmental Policies for minimisation of waste and effective energy management as defined in the CWG Environmental Manual and associated documents. Quality Management Responsibilities All staff are required to comply with CWG Quality Management System requirements detailed within the Company Quality Manual & Policies, and to ensure that all Procedure; Plans and Forms within InfoBase are effectively implemented to meet the set ISO 9001: Quality Management Standard. Person Specification: Skills Excellent communication and written skills are essential, with an excellent eye for detail. Excellent organisational skills and time management skills. Must be able to develop and maintain robust client filing system to support the Procurement Network Director. Must be innovative, flexible and conscientious. A team player who is driven and capable of working on own initiative, with an enthusiastic attitude towards their work. Comprehensive IT skills are essential. The ability to communicate with people of all ages and backgrounds is essential with a commitment to promoting diversity. Knowledge A good understanding of the SME business sector is essential. A good geographical knowledge of Lambeth and the surrounding area is essential. An understanding of the issues affecting the public and private sector is essential. An understanding of the issues surrounding supply chain is essential. A good understanding of key developments in central and south London is essential. Experience Commercially related experience. Experience of working in a multi-partner environment. Experience of working alone or as part of a team. Experience of organising events is desirable. What We Offer : Diversity and Inclusion We recognise the importance of embracing diverse experience, skills and perspectives at all levels and operating in an inclusive working environment. We also recognise that it makes business sense, since being an inclusive employer leads to better business performance and higher levels of employee engagement and satisfaction. Applications are welcome from all suitably qualified applicants, irrespective of background, circumstances, age, disability, gender identity, ethnicity, religion or belief and sexual orientation. Flexible Working As an inclusive employer, we recognise the positive impact flexible working can have on an individual, their wellbeing, engagement and productivity. Therefore, we are open to consider flexible working arrangements, both temporary or permanent. Development At Canary Wharf Group, our employees receive a wide range of support to help improve their skills and achieve their career goals. We offer development opportunities through classroom and e-learning training, mentoring, cross department experience and on the job learning. We heavily invest in our staff attaining accreditations to develop existing and new skills, support chartered status, sponsorships and provide further educational opportunities which are job and business related. We never stand still and continually invest in developing skills and knowledge to ensure individual and company growth. Other Benefits: We are committed to building a safe, happy and healthy community for our employees and we offer a comprehensive range of benefits, all designed with our employees and their wellbeing in mind. From generous pension and insurance plans, to health benefits, subsidised gym membership, store discounts and family leave, our benefits package allows our employees to choose the benefits that suit them and their individual needs. This job was originally posted as

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  • Ad ID:  18974438
  • Ad Type:  Offered
  • Posted on:  26/01/2021, 02:55
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