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Programme Support Officer

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
Full Time, Limited Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/07/2019 23:59
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Job Category:
Project Management
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Employment Location:
Badminton Road, Yate
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Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Programme Support Officer

Summary of Post
An exciting opportunity to work in a high performing, supportive team helping the council in the successful delivery of various programmes and projects.

The post holder will provide a supporting role within the Transformation Team to help ensure effective programme management and governance arrangements are in place to deliver high quality services, value for money, organisational change and meet the new/changing requirements of the Council. This will involve gathering and collating project progress information from responsible officers, undertaking analysis to ensure it is complete and makes sense, and subsequently preparing governance reports in line with agreed style and procedures.

This is a LTC – until 31.3.2021.

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 role involves collecting programme information (costs, progress, issues, actions) for senior managers at programme meetings.

The post holder will also be required to undertake research and gather relevant information (approaches adopted, successes, issues, organisational data, performance data, etc) from other organisations, e.g. other local authorities/public organisations/private sector, in support of specific projects under the direction of project managers and the Transformation management team.

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.

Interviews will be held on the 29th and 30th August 2019. This will consist of a 1 hour case study assessment, followed by a competency based interview.

1. Experience of working in a business environment.
2. Excellent communication and influencing skills with an ability to make things clear and simple to understand.
3. Good analytical skills to help understand and analyse information and to present it in a user friendly way.

1. Specific experience in supporting project work in areas such as organisational improvement, value for money, performance management, project/programme management and other similar initiatives would be advantageous.
2. Working towards a programme/project management qualification.

Exemplifying the Council's values and behaviours.

Salary: H8 £25,295 - £27,905 FTE

Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing Date: 19th July 2019

Further information please contact Sam Cappock (01454 864411/Claire Brown 01454 863848)

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.

Safer Recruitment

South Gloucestershire is committed to safeguarding and promoting the safety and welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults.

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