Location London
Job-type Permanent
Salary £Competitive
Reference 16839

Are you a community-oriented, social value leader with an entrepreneurial spirit that is motivated by making a real difference in one of the most dynamic areas of London?

Our client continues to strengthen their social impact team with the creation of a new position, Social Value Lead. This role will lead a small team of social impact professionals as they look to broaden their services to include recruitment, volunteering, work experience, mentoring and training to the local community.

Our client is a property management organisation operating in the heart of London, with some of the most recognisable brands under management.

Reporting into the Sustainability Director, this strategic role will ensure the tenants in the surrounding area are benefiting the communities they work in. You will do this through the creation of new positions, reporting their social value performance, and enabling social mobility.

In this role, you will:

  • Provide support to local employers to access local candidates through the development of recruitment drives and input into training programmes.

  • Lead, motivate, and develop a small team of staff to meet targets.

  • Manage stakeholders of both local companies and boroughs.

  • Manage budgets and finances, raise funds and produce financial reports.

  • Manage facilities and businesses owned by tenants, ensuring the building/environment is maintained to a professional and high standard and H&S compliant.

To excel in the role, you will bring:

  • Strategic thinking and implementation. Able to deliver strategy and implement it on the ground.

  • Leadership skills. Managing a small team as well as influencing external stakeholders is critical.

  • Business acumen. As well as the ability to lead social mobility, understanding finances and associated business responsibilities is key.

  • Experience of working with charities, local authorities, and corporate leaders to build relationships across a range of stakeholders.

This is a unique opportunity for you to lead a team dedicated to changing the lives of the community in one of London's busiest districts. Our client has demonstrated a clear commitment to new initiatives, and you will be empowered to ensure social mobility is achieved.

To join this forward-thinking and committed property management organisation as the social value leader, please apply here.

This is a London-based role that offers agile working and the opportunity to work from home.

If you have a different social value/sustainability skillset to the role posted above but are interested in learning more about opportunities, please also get in touch with Greg Walker via greg.walker@acre.com to explore opportunities that may align with your skills.