Digital Inclusion Officer

Job Type:
Job Sector:
North West
M60 2LA
£26,975 to £30,095 per annum
Salary Description:
£26975 - £30095 Per Annum Grade 6 £26,975 to £30,095 (Bar at £29,174) per annum
Career Kinetics Limited
Job Ref:

Position Title: Digital Inclusion Officer

Salary: Grade 6 £26,975 to £30,095 (Bar at £29,174) per annum

Contract Type: Full-Time, Time Limited Role- 2 years

Hours: 35 per week

Work Location: Town Hall Extension, M60 2LA

Closing Date: 17 July 2022

Reference: MCC438500/GD/01

Come and work with us!

Manchester City Council has two exciting opportunities in which you can work together with people and organisations across the city, to help Manchester become a more inclusive, sustainable, and resilient world-leading digital city!

Why is digital so important? - When we talk about digital, we aren't just talking about technology. Digital supports people to access key services such as health and banking, as well opportunities around learning and employment. Digital opens the door to new businesses and our inclusive future in Manchester relies on it in many different ways!

What is the Manchester Digital Strategy all about?

Underpinned by four themes, the new Strategy sets out the vision for what we need to do to make sure :

- We have digitally skilled residents that are confident online users
- Future-proofed infrastructure that provides the right connectivity and support for residents and businesses
- A thriving digital economy which attracts businesses that support a resilient economy
- Focus on the role of digital in enabling us to reach our zero-carbon and climate goals.

The Digital Strategy also contributes to the delivery of the council's wider Our Manchester Strategy.

Digital Inclusion Team

Digital Inclusion is also at the heart of the Digital Strategy and for the Council to continue the delivery of the Digital Inclusion Action Plan at pace, we are looking for a Digital Inclusion Officer (Grade 6), who will sit within the libraries service with the Digital Inclusion Team.

What will you do in the roles?

Each day will be a different day for the role holder!

- There will be regular meetings workshops and conferences. Innovating new research and pilot projects to deliver key action.
- Presentations and facilitating space for stakeholders to connect, understand the strategy and work towards shared goals
- Creating, monitoring progress and reporting on metrics to keep us on track
- The Senior Digital Strategy Officer will spend a lot of time communicating the strategy and actions to people throughout the organisation, to get them to see how their work supports the strategys delivery.

Who are we looking for?

- People who are self-motivated and enjoy working proactively in a flexible environment
- People who have proven credibility of collaboration with stakeholders across a range of sectors to deliver ambitious goals
- People who understand Manchesters diverse communities
- People who have experience of facilitating conversations and communicating an ambitious and diverse strategy to a range of audiences
- People who understand the role of technology in creating a better and more inclusive economy.

How do I apply?

We are trying something a little different and asking applicants to apply via video application. Please follow the instructions below:

1. Read this document and have a look at the role profile attached

2. Submit your CV via the Manchester Jobs page

3. Then submit a 2-minute video answering the following questions

a. Why are you interested in the role?

b. What you think the importance of digital is for Manchester?

c. What will you

Contact Details:
Career Kinetics Limited
Tel: 0800 0485 785
Contact: Recruitment Team

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