Community Benefits Officer

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Connected Communities Team to support and co-ordinate Community Benefits within the Local Authority

The role will ensure consistent consideration of social clauses within Blaenau Gwent contracts; maximising local supply chain opportunities and facilitating employment and skills opportunities.

The Community Benefits Officer will be required to support and co-ordinate Community Benefit activity throughout the local authority. The successful candidate will be required to have knowledge of procurement processes and securing social clauses on contracts.

They will work with internal departments, inclusive of procurement, to “champion” community benefits.

Working in partnership with public, private and third sector organisations the Community Benefits Officer will engage with businesses/contractors to identify opportunities and facilitate both supply chain and employment/training opportunities for local residents.

The ability to work under pressure and prioritise work, communicate effectively and possess a good knowledge of a range of ICT systems will be key within this role.

Thorough pre-employment screening is undertaken during the recruitment process.

Closing Date:             29th October 2020 – 12:00am, midnight

Interview Date:          9th November 2020