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Reference: 59919

Date Added: 16 March 2017
Closing Date: 29 March 2017

Job Title: Programme Support Officer

Working For: Local Government Association

Location: London

Salary: £29,424 PA including London weighting

Job Details

Fixed-term/secondment opportunity until June 2018 (maternity cover).

About us
The Local Government Association speaks with one voice on behalf of local government in England and Wales. Made up of elected representatives from all the different political parties, we aim to set the political agenda and have our say in the national media on the issues that matter to council members. There has never been a more exciting time to work for us.

The role and requirements
As a Programme Support Officer in the Children and Young People Team of the Policy Directorate, you will provide comprehensive support to corporate projects and programmes, developing and maintaining project milestone plans and information systems, preparing agendas and papers and co-ordinating monthly updates. The successful post-holder will work supporting and helping ensure the delivery of events, diary management, drafting minutes and general administrative tasks.

The role will include monitoring team budgets and reporting on income, including grants and associated contracts, ensuring compliance with financial systems and processes.

We are looking for an effective team player with excellent organisational and people skills. Experience in providing effective administrative support and providing project support on multiple projects at the same time will all be key attributes. You’ll also be a proficient IT user and will have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Political sensitivity and outstanding communication skills are also essential to this post.

Closing Date: 29 March 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interview: Tuesday 18th April.

Application Details

For further information and to apply online, please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/lga/displayjob.aspx?jobid=377.

Website: http://www.local.gov.uk/home

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