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Project Officer Programme Office X2

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Job Summary

Employment Term:
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Working Pattern:
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Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 19/07/2019 23:59
£32,029.00-£34,788.00 (PRO RATA)
Hours per week:
22.6 and 37
Job Category:
Project Management
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Badminton Road, Yate
Post Number:
SGC1468 AND SGC1469 /926

Job details 

Closing date:
19 Jul

Please note

This job is closed for applications.

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Project Officer (Programme 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 support Project Managers who have responsibility for managing and leading corporate and departmental projects that form part of the Authority’s overall transformation and efficiency programme as well as other business as usual priorities. This may also involve leading and managing small to medium risk projects and will involve working across a range of areas, including organisational improvement, Performance management and value for money.

There are 2 posts for this position – 1 FT and 1 PT (22hrs). These are LTC Positions up to 31/03/2021.

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 post holder will support the Team Leader – Programme Office with the day to day supervision and development of the programme office. The programme office provides a supporting role within the Transformation & Efficiency Team to help ensure effective portfolio, 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 involves 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.

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. Significant experience within a large organisation ideally with a public sector organisation.
2. Hold a relevant degree or equivalent relevant experience in project support / project management.
3. Demonstrate knowledge and experience and delivering service changes and project management.
4. Proven ability to build positive relationships with good communication and interpersonal skills for a range of audiences.
5. Demonstrate excellent written analytical and numeracy skills with proven experience of using appropriate IT.
6. Ability to interpret relevant data and provide recommendations to deliver service improvement using strong analytical, numeracy and reasoning skills
7. Ability to manage own time and work flexibly to manage the demands of the role
8. Proven ability to monitor and or report on budgets/financial information/resources

Exemplifying the Council's values and behaviours.

For additional information after reading the job summary please contact Sam Cappock (01454 864411/Claire Brown 01454 863848).

Salary: H6 £32,029 - £34,788 (pro rata to hours worked)

Hours: 2 Posts: 37 hours per week (full time), 22 hours per week (0.6 FTE)

Closing Date: 19th July 2019

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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