Social Value Officer - Up to £60,000 pa - London

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Full Time/Permanent
Sales & Marketing
Contracts, Projects, Bids
£50,000 to £74,999
£55k - 60k per year + .
Greater London
London Bridge
04-05-2022 09:27 AM
01/06/2022 09:27

The Role: Social Value Officer
Location: London
Salary: £55,000 - £60,000 pa

About the company:

Our client is one of the UK-based facilities management company with revenues of over £3.4 billion per annum. They are one of the UK’s 350 largest public companies.

Our client serves public sector clients in healthcare, education (schools and universities), local authorities and emergency services and have revenues of £430 million per annum. They provide our clients with both soft and hard facilities management services within standalone contracts and Private Finance Initiative (PFI) contracts. We additionally support our customers in their net zero ambitions and capital project delivery.

The successful Social Value Officer:

• Liaise with existing and potential customers to develop and maintain the Divisional Social Value strategy, aligned to their key objectives.
• Maintain an awareness of current and emerging government policy and its impact on Social Value and sustainability across the Division.
• Develop and sustain a network of Social Value industry contacts from the public, private and third sectors, e.g. Social Value Portal, Thrive, charities, community groups etc.
• Develop and sustain a link with the companies Foundation team and feedback success stories and learning points to the wider Communities Division.
• Develop creative ideas for marketing content linked to Social Value.
• Create social value marketing collateral (written, digital etc.) in liaison with the technical, sales and operations teams.
• Support and expand our social media footprint, specifically Social Value content, in liaison with the Communities Executive and the wider business.
• Seek out and promote our participation in positive publicity opportunities including industry awards and events.
• Develop ‘baseline’ and ‘bespoke’ bid solutions for use in both BD and Bids.
• Write bid responses where applicable.
• Support account mobilisations where Social Value solutions are material to ensure contract obligations and expectations are understood.
• Continually research, develop and implement new initiatives/solution ideas.
• Continually monitor and assess customer/prospect feedback and evolve our Social Value solutions with fresh thinking to improve Social Value solution development.
• Liaise closely with the wider Communities Business Development & operations teams to provide a link between pre-contract and in-contract Social Value initiatives/creation.


5+ years’ experience in the FM or similar private sector marketplace – ideally linked to Health, Education, Local Government and Emergency Service sectors.

• Experience in a similar role within a similar organisational or potentially within the public sector.
• A passion for public service and the creation and delivery of social value.
• A good understanding of the Public Services (Social Value) Act and other legislation related to social responsibility.
• Demonstrable experience in designing and embedding a Social Value strategy.
• A good understanding of environmental and/or social value disciplines gained through practical experience
• Demonstrable understanding of public sector Clients’ likely objectives in Social Value and more generally.
• A contemporary understanding of the government’s agenda and client needs and expectations around Social Value.
• Analytically minded but also creative in approach.
• Fluent in English with exemplary interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrable self-motivation, independent initiative, highly organised, strong attention to detail, great project management, and creative problem-solving.
• A team player, passionate and collaborative.
• Excellent verbal, written and communication skills

If you are keen to discuss the details further, please apply today or send your cv to or call 02077 902666

Due to the high number of applicants we aren’t always able to provide feedback, if you do not hear from us in 2 weeks’ time please assume you have not been successful.

COREcruitment are experts in recruiting for Hospitality, Catering, Leisure, Retail, FM, Property and Construction sectors. We currently have over 1350 live roles across the UK, Middle East, Europe, Africa, North & Central America and South East Asia.

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