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Junior Leader Network Upcoming Event

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four cutout figures with letters JLNE on themAre you interested in reaching your full potential but don’t know where to start or perhaps seeking a promotion in the Civil Service?

Are you interested in learning about and from other government departments?

If the answer to any of these questions is yes then use one of your 5 learning days and come along to our next Junior Leaders Networking Event.

The Junior Leaders Networking Events (JLNE) are aimed at colleagues in grades AA – EO.  It provides colleagues with the opportunity to network with their peers in other departments, learn and hear from inspirational speakers. The Network was relaunched at the start of 2019 and has since engaged with over 200 civil servants from at least 15 different departments. Attendees rate the events as inspirational, relevant and very informative.

The testimonials from our last event in Norwich says it all:

"I just wanted to let you know that I applied for and was successful in a Deputy Team Leader role - the junior leaders session was a great catalyst for my self confidence in going for it and I hope the initiative continues." Suzanne

"The event has certainly made me think outside the box so to speak and start to look at opportunities in the Civil Service." Katie

"Several people said to me yesterday that it had changed their outlook and made them think about their futures" – Civil Service Local Lead

Leader to Leader

Join other junior and senior leaders in the last JLNE in 2019, themed Leader to Leader.

When: Tuesday 26 November 2019
Time: Arrival 10:00 to 10:30am, finishing at 2pm
Location: HM Treasury, 1 Horse Guards Road, London, SW1A 2HQ

What to expect; you will have the opportunity to participate in both sessions below:

Spot mentoring session: this is comprised of mini-mentoring conversations with senior leaders:

  • offer a single conversation with senior leaders to support your career development and progress
  • an opportunity to provide you with fresh insights, allowing you to see issues from a different angle
  • reconnects senior leaders with what’s important for junior leaders
  • make new connections between senior and junior leaders
  • provide an opportunity to improve engagement and demonstrate the commitment of senior leaders to developing junior colleagues like yourself

Leadership Q and A session: an opportunity to hear from a panel of inspirational senior leaders and ask them questions around leadership, career development, government priorities and more.

To attend this session register for a place on Eventbrite.

These events are very popular and places are limited so book early to secure a place. If having booked a ticket you are no longer able to attend please ensure you cancel your ticket promptly so someone else may have the place.

Please note:

  • only book your place if you can attend on the day and have discussed attendance at this event with your line manager
  • registration is required and attendance for both sessions
  • kindly use your work email address when registering your place
  • tea/coffee and refreshments are not provided

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  1. Comment by Louisa Radice posted on

    Are there any plans to hold a similar event in the West Midlands?

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      Comment by nafesau posted on

      We have no plans to run these events in other areas at the moment but if we do, details will be published here on the blog. Make sure you sign up for alerts (in the right hand column) so you don't miss anything of interest.

  2. Comment by Lisa Roach posted on

    Will there be an event in the North Region, (Cumbria / Newcastle)?

  3. Comment by Karoline Gregg posted on

    And similar for HEO/SEO - there seems to be a gap in provision for those grades?

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      Comment by nafesau posted on

      These events developed from an Academy project in our region whereby staff at AO and EO level felt there wasn't an opportunity for them to network with their peers, and so created these events themselves to fill the gap. They've continued since purely because we have found volunteers who go out and create the content, source speakers etc

      So if you would like to see these events recreated, perhaps you can collaborate with us and volunteer to make this happen. If this is of interest, please feel to contact us to discuss further.

  4. Comment by Steph Ryan posted on

    Hi Louise,

    I'd really love to come to this event, but have been notified it is 'sold out' - is there anyway that I will be able to attend?

    Thank you,

    • Replies to Steph Ryan>

      Comment by nafesau posted on

      Thank you for your interest. As you may be aware this event is sold out and the wait list is full. We are unable to accommodate any further attendees.

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        Comment by Steph Ryan posted on

        Thank you for letting me know. Please may I be added to the wait list? Perhaps a secondary waiting list could be created?
        Thank you,

        • Replies to Steph Ryan>

          Comment by nafesau posted on

          Thank you Steph - noted; as you may be aware these are popular events with a large wait list.

  5. Comment by Steph Ryan posted on

    Hi CS Team,

    I'd really like to attend this event but am not able to book a place due to it being sold out. Is there any way that I may be able to attend?

    Thank you for your help,