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Social Value Manager

Job description

Our client, a leading construction company, is seeking a Social Value Manager to join their dynamic and growing operations team. This role is based in their West London Wembley office, with a hybrid working arrangement. The company has a strong family culture despite being a large entity, providing a welcoming and supportive environment for their employees.

In this role, you will support the work winning team by driving the Social Value agenda and assisting with tender activities. You will be responsible for developing industry-leading Social Value responses to promote best practises.


  • Evaluate all incoming bids and questions, and support the development of relevant Social Value responses.
  • Coordinate activities across the Social Value work winning teams, from pre-bidding to post-tendering.
  • Capture, develop, and share evidence of exemplary Social Value performance within the group for future bids.
  • Proactively suggest improvements by consistently evaluating submissions and identifying areas for process enhancement.
  • Collaborate closely with internal stakeholders, such as the Clients and Markets team and Bid teams, to meet strict submission deadlines.
  • Create outstanding Social Value responses with supporting evidence.
  • Support the internal governance process by working with Bid teams to prepare necessary documentation.
  • Contribute to the broader function and organisational sustainability strategy, as directed by the Head of Sustainability, Social Value, and Environmental Leaders.

Technical Capabilities / Keys Skills / Qualifications / Experience and Personal Attributes:

  • Thorough understanding of social value, including both public and private sectors and their driving factors.
  • Familiarity with national Social Value frameworks, such as the UK Government's Social Value Model.
  • Excellent time management skills, with the ability to thrive in high-pressure situations and manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Microsoft Publisher, and Adobe Acrobat.
  • Previous experience in the construction industry or project management.
  • Proven track record of successful social value initiatives, with at least 3-5 years' experience in a similar role.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage effectively with stakeholders and confidently present to clients and senior management.
  • Experience in stakeholder and relationship management within a project development and construction environment.
  • Demonstrable background in developing Social Value strategies and monitoring performance.

What's in it for you?

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Comprehensive healthcare benefits.
  • Hybrid working arrangement.