• Belfast
  • £ 40, 000
  • Temporary
  • SocialValNG
  • nuala.gordon@premiere-agency.com

12 months

Currently remote working

Salary 40,000

Civil Service – Strategic Investment Board

Social Value Advisor

  • Promote and develop social value across the public procurement environment, working closely with Departments, Arms-Length Bodies and Local Authorities.
  • Act as part of a pre-procurement service offering social value advice to support Departments and agencies as they plan and deliver major projects.
  • Develop a network of social value stakeholders, promoting awareness of the unit and securing their support and engagement going forward.
  • Work with key stakeholders – including service users and the communities in which services are delivered, exploring ways to better deliver the Executive’s commitment to social value.
  • Provide support and advice on brokerage services to contractors to aid delivery of social value initiatives.
  • Research and develop best practice on social value implementation internationally with a view to raising the profile of the work of the Social Value Unit in Northern Ireland.
  • Develop and deliver a suite of training programmes on social value.
  • Represent SIB on relevant forums with scope for development of bespoke forums should the need be identified.
  • Promote social value award schemes that will incentivise the further development of social value in Northern Ireland.

Specific Experience required

  • Have more than two years’ experience of compiling bids or assessing bids for public sector contracts.
  • Have two years’ experience in developing new business areas or generating income streams.
  • Have two years’ experience of developing and delivering training to a wide range of stakeholders.
  • Have two years’ experience of using excellent communication skills (oral and written) including evidence of effective report writing, and of designing and delivering presentations.
  • Demonstrate excellent numeracy and IT skills including proficiency in MS Office, particularly Word and PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work both on their own initiative and as part of a team.
  • A track record of identifying, building and maintaining complex stakeholder relationships and delivering outcomes with and on behalf of these stakeholders
  • Have an awareness of and access to a wide range of stakeholder networks in the public, private and third sector.
  • Proven ability to work in a fast paced environment, working to multiple and competing deadlines, maintaining confidentiality and working with a high level of accuracy.