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Corporate and Print Officer SGC1138/908/NSH

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full time, Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 17/03/2019 23:59
£28,221 - £30,756
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Employment Location:
South Gloucestershire Council Office- Badminton Road, Yate, Bristol
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Job details 

Closing date:
17 Mar

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Corporate and Print Officer

Summary of Post

The post holder will be responsible for daily coordination of Print Room operations and outputs in the provision of Print and Copying Services, Mail Dispatch, elements of the Mail Messenger Service for all Council Departments.

South Gloucestershire Council is committed to treating everyone fairly, to challenging inequalities and to promoting equality of opportunity for all. We welcome applications from everyone and value diversity in our workforce.

Main Duties

The post holder will ensure the councils print production is dealt with securely, and appropriately prioritise the various Print, Pack & Dispatch (PPD), print schedules and outgoing post. The post holder will liaise with customers and suppliers.

Daily supervision, training, monitoring and allocation of work to the team, including the recording of operational data and dealing with queries or problems escalated by members of the team and carrying out more complex tasks.

The post holder will be expected to demonstrate independent decision making and initiative in solving problems regarding technical issues and work prioritisation e.g. amending delivery routes at short notice and scheduling and without consultation with their line manager.

The post holder must decide what or if appropriate to externalise the task to ensure delivery to tight timescales, statutory deadlines or security requirements whilst selecting the most appropriate external provider and ensuring value for money.

Selection Criteria

To enable us to shortlist in a fair and unbiased way it is absolutely vital that you provide us with sufficient information to demonstrate how you meet or exceed the criteria outlined in the vacancy description. Please include this information in the knowledge, skills and experience section of the application form.


A relevant print/business qualification e.g. BTEC Higher National Certificate, NVQ Level 4, or equivalent demonstrable experience.

General business experience, excellent organisational skills and the ability to apply this to different situations.

The willingness and ability to acquire, develop and extend skills, and be adaptable and flexible to support the corporate facilities.

Significant technical/experience of mail and print management work in a large organisation

Ability to work flexibly, cope with competing demands through good time management, and work under pressure.

Demonstrate a sound understanding of the Data Protection Act and related information security issues associated with providing this service.

Experience of working in a production environment, scheduling and meeting deadlines with experience of effective work prioritisation and able to balance workloads.

Proven ability to accurately maintain and update records and service information with effective communication and customer care skills.

Previous experience in working accurately with computerised systems, particularly spreadsheets and word processing.

Exemplifying the Council's values and behaviours.


Full clean driving licence

Experience of working with print shop software to enhance interaction with print suppliers e.g. Paint Shop Pro, Microsoft Publisher, imposition software.

Procurement and contract management experience.

Additional Information

For an informal discussion contact Janet Golding on 01454 868725 or email janet.golding@southglos.gov.uk

Use of a vehicle: If the nature of the duties require you to travel on Council business on a regular basis, so you must either have a current driving licence and provide a car, or have access to appropriate means of travel.

If you use your vehicle on authorised Council business, you will receive a mileage payment based on the Inland Revenue Authorised Mileage Allowance Payment Scheme (AMAPS). The allowance is provided on the condition that your own insurance covers you for business use and indemnifies the Council against claim (including those concerning passengers) arising out of the use of the vehicle on official business. You will also be eligible for a car loan if you meet the criteria within the Council’s Car Loan Scheme.

Our Values

Our staff need to have a ‘can-do’ attitude and adapt to the fast pace of change. They must work well with others to reach a common goal and be willing to embrace a partnership and inclusive approach to delivering efficient and effective services. They must use their initiative to deliver and take responsibility for their performance to help the team, department and council to achieve its goals and must make the best use of available knowledge, expertise and capacity in order to continuously improve the quality of services. Our managers are also required to demonstrate effective leadership qualities, shape and manage team plans and motivate their staff to achieve.

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