Partnerships & Collaborative Working Manager

Location
Bristol
Salary
Hay 6 (£30,785 - £33,437)
Posted
21 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Ref
4965
Contact
Applicant Services
Sectors
Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Partnerships & Collaborative Working Manager
Bristol BS3 5RN
Hay 6 (£30,785 - £33,437)

Avon Fire and Rescue are recruiting for a Partnerships & Collaborative Working Manager
to join their team based in Bristol.

Recruiting for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join their Risk Reduction team and develop their approach to collaborative working and partnerships with other organisations.

Position Summary
The successful candidate will instigate and lead on new initiatives and projects, identify viable funding, tendering and commission opportunities, and drive a culture of collaboration that will enhance the Service’s role in bringing better outcomes to people’s lives, particularly in the health and wellbeing arena.

Who are we looking for?
The successful candidate will have the required qualifications and experience to undertake this role, including;
• Relevant managerial degree or professional management qualification, or significant appropriate practical experience of partnership or collaborative working
• An understanding of the legal implications of partnerships and working in collaboration with others, especially in the context of public sector organisations
• Ability to establish, develop and maintain partnerships using established collaborative working methodologies.

**Note: You will initially be based at the Service Headquarters, Temple Back, Bristol BS1 6EU, however, the decision has been made to relocate all Headquarters staff to Portishead in September 2017. Any job offer is therefore conditional upon you accepting that your work base will alter from Central Bristol to Portishead and you will not be entitled to any relocation expenses as you are accepting the post on this basis.

How to apply:
If you wish to be considered for this Partnerships & Collaborative Working Manager role click ‘apply’. You will receive an email shortly after your application - you will need to read and respond to this to complete your application. Full job description is available for download on our client's website.