Principal Policy and Projects Officer

Corporate Services
190000UR Requisition #
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You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to analyse data to present complex information and recommendations in a clear manner to a range of audiences. Engaging communications and report-writing are key aspects of the role.


You will have experience of/interest in working in local government, and of leading strategies and change projects/programmes.


Additionally, you will have experience of one or more of the following areas:

  • Strategic planning, development, implementation and monitoring
  • Change management
  • Engagement
  • Data, research, analysis & performance management

We are recruiting for four Principal Policy & Projects Officers. These will each be focused on different areas, outlined below.

Please specify in your application which you will be applying for:

- Parks: Leading on mobilising staff, partners & communities to transform how our parks & green spaces can help people thrive and tackle inequalities.

- Property: Leading on supporting the transformation of a major department to new ways of working that align with our Camden 2025 outcomes & values.

- Corporate: You will support the service better support the strategic priorities of the organisation, providing targeted support to the Director of Participation, Policy & Communications, through working across Corporate Services, Chief Exec’s and Leader’s Office

- Sustainable Homes & Places: You will support the development of strategy & change, working with senior leaders, partners and communities to help deliver Camden 2025’s housing outcomes

About Camden 


Camden’s main offices are located in modern, award-winning offices at King’s Cross. You can expect an exceptional range of benefits including discounted access to the onsite leisure facilities with swimming pool, recognition and reward for high performance with progression and pay increases, flexible and agile working hours and access to a leading pension scheme.


Camden is proud to be the country’s first Timewise council and as part of this accreditation, we work to help parents balance work with childcare. This fits in with our aim to be leaders in innovative, flexible and part-time working that allows for different patterns of care and for parents to share childcare responsibilities.

Click HERE to see the full details of our excellent benefits

Make it work for you. Make it your Camden.

Discover and Diversity

To “discover” more about Camden and our commitment towards diversity, equality and safeguarding, please visit our recruitment website

Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard

Camden are very proud to be accredited to the level of excellence for the Mayor of London’s Good Work Standard.  The Mayor’s Good Work Standard sets the benchmark for the highest employment standards and demonstrates that as an employer, Camden is contributing to a fairer and more inclusive London. These good practices are also an important step in attracting and retaining a diverse, talented and productive workforce.


How to apply


To apply for this job please follow the "Apply" link. In the ‘Why you?’ section of the application form you will be expected to explain how you meet the key requirements for this role listed in this Job Profile attached at the bottom of this Advert. When explaining how you meet each of the requirements, please give examples that clearly demonstrate your skills, knowledge and experience. When writing your examples give a brief description of the situation or task but focus on the actions you took and the result of your actions.

Camden is committed to making our recruitment practices barrier-free and as inclusive as possible for everyone. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition. If you would like us to do anything differently during the recruitment process, or provide any information in an alternative format, please contact us on 020 7974 6655, at, or post to 5 Pancras Square, London N1C 4AG.

Closing dates for applications: Sunday 5 January 2020, 23:59

Interviews to be held: w/c TBC

Please quote reference: 190000UR

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