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Inclusive Economy & Communities Manager [Trafford]

Location: OLD TRAFFORD, LANCASHIRE, UNITED KINGDOM Salary: 400-500 GBP (UK Pounds) Per day, inc Benefits
Sector: Business Support Job Type: Temporary
Shift Type: FULL TIME Applications: 3
Posted: about 2 months ago Reference: X3-459492

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REED is a specialist provider of permanent, contract, temporary and outsourced recruitment solutions.


We are recruiting for an Inclusive Economy & Communities Manager.


We are looking to engage someone who has a successful track record of working in partnership to deliver change, projects and initiatives in the public sector, local community and voluntary sector. You will need to have a proven track record in detailed understanding and the production of inclusive economy and communities related policies and strategies with an understanding of the challenges and opportunities in relation to delivering an inclusive economy and communities function:  


Key duties include:


  • Support the Head of Service in providing management support for the Inclusive Economy and Communities Team.
  • Steer and support delivery of the Inclusive Economy Recovery Plan and contribute to the delivery of corporate Recovery Plan.
  • Produce a 12mth workplan for the Team linked to (ii) above.
  • Baseline existing projects/initiatives that benefit local communities and identify gaps and measures required to address inequalities (particularly in areas of disadvantage).
  • Work with Voluntary, Community, Faith & Social Enterprise sector to produce SWOT analysis for the sector.
  • Support delivery and monitoring of externally funded programmes/initiatives e.g. Discretionary Grant scheme, Reopening High Streets Safely Fund.
  • Produce briefing notes and Committee Reports as required. 


Requirements include:


Experience and Knowledge

  • Degree or equivalent in a related subject e.g. Economic Development, Regeneration, Planning; plus a relevant professional qualification.
  • Evidence of continuous professional development.
  • Member of professional body e.g. IED, MRTPI.
  • Experience of leading a team and managing performance to meet the objectives of the team
  • Significant experience of working in a related field
  • Successful track record of establishing and maintaining effective relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Proven experience in persuading, influencing and negotiating successfully with a range of stakeholders
  • Proven experience of budget setting, monitoring and accountability.
  • Political acumen with an ability to influence decision makers at all levels



This is a temporary role, working on a full-time basis for 3 months with potential for the role to be extended. The role commands a pay rate of between £400 - £500 per day.


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