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Employer Engagement Team Leader

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Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£36,711 - £39,774
Walthamstow Town Hall, Forest Road, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week. 1 FTE / Fixed term.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
09/03/2020 at 23:59 PM
Vacancy Description

There is a real buzz about our corner of London. 

As the Mayor of London’s first London Borough of Culture, Waltham Forest is London’s culture hotspot and one of the greenest and fastest growing areas in the capital. With fantastic connectivity, huge investment potential and limitless ambition we are fast becoming well known for economic growth and regeneration credentials.   

Over the past few years Waltham Forest has changed drastically as a place; excellent schools, new homes, good culture facilities and investment in our public realm and transport infrastructure. Community entrepreneurship and the increase in creative businesses choosing to set up business here emphasises the sense of fellowship and cohesion that the borough invokes. 

Our ambition for Waltham Forest residents is that everyone benefits from ‘Good Growth’ and better life chances.    

Our new Economic Growth and Housing Delivery Directorate is at the heart of delivering the Council’s ambitions for growth, both directly and indirectly, through our plans, services and, most importantly, our focus on delivery.  

We aim to be bold and radical in harnessing the power of our unique strengths and assets – our communities, our people, our businesses and our heritage. 

The role

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the council’s employment team, which sits within the Employment, Business and Skills directorate. We are seeking a highly motivated and capable individual to join our Employment Team to support the delivery and activity of our Employer Engagement function of the business,

The ideal candidate will have a strong background in employment, regeneration and economic development. The post-holder will manage a team that will actively engage with employers, generate vacancies and manage campaigns to fill vacancies and service the requirements of the employer.

The post-holder will also develop and maintain strong working relationships with employers and external partners and represent at internal and external meetings, as appropriate and develop processes and procedures for Employer Engagement.

You will be a confident communicator, with good problem-solving skills and the ability to find creative solutions when faced with issues and challenges.  You will have good written skills as you will be regularly asked to write reports, briefings and prepare presentations for senior managers and elected members.

If you wish to speak to someone about this opportunity, please contact Raj Karia on

0208 496 1919 or email:

Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council

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