Senior Community Partnership Manager

Location
London
Salary
£48,627 rising to £51,186
Posted
13 Jan 2021
Closes
21 Jan 2021
Seniority
Manager
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Organisation Type
Housing association / RP

About Us
The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of social housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part-owned by the people who live in them.

Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

About the role
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Community Partnerships Manager to join our Guinness Team. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy and is a national role so can be based from Crewe, London, Oldham or Sheffield.

Reporting into the Director of External Affairs and Social Investment, you’ll lead and inspire the Social Investment team to secure meaningful local and national partnerships to improve lives and create opportunities and ensure social investment work is embedded across Guinness.

Delivering the three strands of the Social Investment Strategy, you’ll work with the Director to ensure there are effective governance processes in place to control and coordinate the team’s work. You’ll ensure colleagues across the business are able to shape social investment work and that the team’s activities are well communicated. You’ll support the Director to develop an approach to using data to evidence the need for particular partnerships locally and nationally.

What we’re looking for
This is such an important role for Guinness and we want to speak to inspiring leaders with proven experience of successfully delivering social investment work. You’ll have excellent communication skills and of course be hugely passionate about finding new opportunities to improve people’s lives. You’ll be able to demonstrate:

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About Us
The Guinness Partnership is one of the leading providers of social housing and care services in England. We build and manage homes and provide housing services for around 140,000 customers nationwide. Of our 65,000 homes, more than 70% are let at a social or affordable rent, while around 10,000 are owned or part-owned by the people who live in them.

Our vision is to deliver great service, provide great homes, to be a great business and to be a great place to work. Because everything we do is about our customers, our communities and our people, any profit we make is re-invested in new and existing homes and improving services.

About the role
We have a new and exciting opportunity for a Senior Community Partnerships Manager to join our Guinness Team. This is a permanent, full-time vacancy and is a national role so can be based from Crewe, London, Oldham or Sheffield.

Reporting into the Director of External Affairs and Social Investment, you’ll lead and inspire the Social Investment team to secure meaningful local and national partnerships to improve lives and create opportunities and ensure social investment work is embedded across Guinness.

Delivering the three strands of the Social Investment Strategy, you’ll work with the Director to ensure there are effective governance processes in place to control and coordinate the team’s work. You’ll ensure colleagues across the business are able to shape social investment work and that the team’s activities are well communicated. You’ll support the Director to develop an approach to using data to evidence the need for particular partnerships locally and nationally.

What we’re looking for
This is such an important role for Guinness and we want to speak to inspiring leaders with proven experience of successfully delivering social investment work. You’ll have excellent communication skills and of course be hugely passionate about finding new opportunities to improve people’s lives. You’ll be able to demonstrate:

Essential:

  • Proven experience of successfully delivering and measuring social investment projects and programmes.
  • Understanding of how to effectively measure social investment outcomes at organisational level.
  • Proven experience of forging and maintaining long-term partnerships to deliver social investment.
  • Strong oral and written communications for writing reports, proposals and presentations.
  • Proven experience of successfully managing a team, including budget and project management.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently with rigour.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Behaviours.
  • Demonstrates the Guinness Leadership and Management Standard.

Desirable:

  • An understanding of housing, and in particular, social housing environment and context.
  • Understanding of how to communicate ideas, messages and outcomes to key stakeholders.
  • An understanding of customer engagement and voice.
  • Experience of fundraising.

Essential qualifications:

  • Educated to Level 3 (A level or equivalent).

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