Improvement and Development Manager- NALC
People powered change
It is a challenging and exciting time for our grassroots councils, who are at the heart of communities, making a real difference to local people and a powerful articulation of localism in action. We are looking for a passionate, highly dynamic, talented learning and development professional to join us and help us take forward our improvement and development activity.
Job title: Improvement and Development Manager
Salary: Up to £38,000 pa
Location: Central LondonIn this high level role you will accelerate our work on a range of improvement and development initiatives for our councils and county associations of local councils. You will co-ordinate and work with other partners to manage and deliver the National Training Strategy, along with responsibility for promoting a culture of training, learning and skills development.
You will be responsible for supporting the new multi-stakeholder Improvement and Development Board, which has been established to set and improve standards of practice by councils, clerks and councillors. In addition you will assist local training delivery partners and networks in the design, development and delivery of training, learning resources and programmes.
What we are looking for:
a learning professional with experience in the design, management and delivery of training, learning and quality improvement programmes through a variety of mediums
understanding and experience of local government, preferably with knowledge of the local council sector, or similar experience working within a national membership or trade organisation
a positive ‘can-do’ attitude, as well as a high degree of commitment and passion for developing people and organisations
flexibility, determination and self-motivation, as well as first rate communication skills
the capacity to work under pressure as part of a small team, and with a range of stakeholders at both local and national levels
Closing Date: Friday 20 June 2014
Gloucestershire Association of Parish and Town Councils
37 hours per week
GAPTC is seeking a new Chief Officer who will be responsible for the leadership and management of the organisation in serving member councils, providing resources and training & advisory services.
The role includes the promotion and representation of the town and parish sector within the county of Gloucestershire and nationally.
For further details and an application pack please contact Kim Bedford on 01452 883388 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for applications is Friday 20th June and interviews will be held on Thursday 10th July.
GAPTC, Cranham House, Falcon Close, Quedgeley, Gloucestershire GL2 4LY
‘An equal opportunities employer’
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