BID Manager - Acton Business Improvement District (BID)

Location: Acton, London
Job Type: Permanent, 35 hours per week
Salary: circa £39,000
Application Deadline: 23rd August


Job purpose and key responsibilities

  • To lead and manage the Acton BID, working with and being accountable to the BID’s Board of Directors to achieve Acton BID’s aims and objectives.
  • To support and develop the BID Board (including sub committee groups) and be responsible for effective and transparent governance and company administration.
  • To act as the first point of contact for BID levy payers and manage contracts including BID levy collection and the provision of baseline services and to create a strong collective voice for Acton BID members and advocate for the BID area in dealings with all external stakeholders and agencies.
  •  To lead, manage and co-ordinate the development and delivery of the Acton BID Business Plan and to develop effective relationships with external partners, agencies and stakeholders to successfully deliver services and projects.
  • To effectively build, lead and manage people and projects to deliver Acton BID’s aims and objectives ensuring that anyone employed by Acton BID acts at all times as an ambassador for the BID and the BID area.
  • To oversee and manage contracts and agreements with suppliers for services provided to the BID.
  • To oversee the development and delivery of an effective communications strategy which furthers Acton BID’s aims and objectives and engages BID members, external agencies, stakeholders and opinion formers.
  • To be responsible for financial and resource management. This will include the levering in of any additional resources through funding BID opportunities.
  • To prepare all necessary policies and procedures for Board approval and to undertake to ensure the effective delivery of all related processes including finance, legal, employment, procurement, health and safety and equal opportunities, contract and project management.
  • To work with a range of partners to maximise, support and promote the physical, social and economic development of the BID area taking into account new physical development.
  • To undertake any other task commensurate with this role.

Key accountabilities, tasks and processes

  • Compliance with appropriate legislation governing employment, data protection, health and safety.
  • Budgetary management and compliance with proper financial controls and procedures.
  • Staff recruitment and management and compliance with proper employment procedures.
  • Communications and engagement with BID members including meetings, electronic communications and face to face visits.
  • Proposals for revisions to Business Plan for consideration by Directors, as necessary.
  • BID Board meeting organisation, ensuring agenda and papers are correctly set out.
  • Income generation through additional voluntary contributions and explore new income streams.
  • Any other reasonable activities as required by the BID Board.

Please send your CV to alison.collis@savillspm.co.uk.

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