Social Value Officer

Posted 01/07/2024 by Social Value Portal

£28,000 - £32,000/annum

Are you ready to make a real impact? Join Social Value Portal as a Social Value Officer and help deliver £100bn in social value, driving positive change for people, places, and the planet. We offer a competitive salary, flexible working arrangements, and an industry-leading benefits package, including private medical insurance and paid volunteering days.

At Social Value Portal, we lead the market in social value measurement and reporting. Since our launch in 2014, we have unlocked over £39bn in social value, providing user-friendly online tools and a comprehensive social value framework. As part of our expansion, we are looking for a Social Value Coordinator to join our team.

Why You'll Love This Role

  • Location: Hybrid working with 2 days in Rotherham Council’s offices
  • Manchester or London office – 1 day a month
  • Contract: Full-time, 12-month fixed-term with potential for extension.
  • Salary: £28,000- £32,000 per year, depending on experience.

Key Responsibilities for the Social Value Officer:

  • Engage and Inspire: Lead market engagement events to showcase how social value will be integrated into tenders.
  • Innovate and Update: Develop and refresh tender templates, tools, resources, and internal guidance.
  • Connect and Collaborate: Link existing provisions to contractor commitments, working with teams like Employment Solutions, Job Centre Plus, and Voluntary Action Rotherham.
  • Train and Empower: Train procurement staff and council officers to evaluate social value submissions and build delivery confidence.
  • Guide and Support: Provide expert guidance to Procurement Professionals within the Rotherham Together Partnership.

What We Offer for the Social Value Officer:

  • Flexible Working: Hybrid office days, remote working options, and flexible lunch hours.
  • Health and Wellbeing: Private medical insurance, access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme, and 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays and your birthday off.
  • Professional Development: £400 annual learning budget and six paid volunteering days per year.
  • Inclusive Culture: We celebrate diversity and strive to create an inclusive environment where everyone feels valued.

What You Bring:

  • A passion for social value and a proactive, self-starting attitude.
  • Strong data analysis skills and experience with Excel and CRM platforms.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication abilities, both verbal and written.
  • Experience in project management, report writing, and stakeholder engagement.

Click to Apply & Join Us! If you are ready to contribute to a mission-driven organisation and make a tangible difference, click to apply and become a part of Social Value Portal’s dynamic team.

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