Date Added: 17 May 2018
: 29 May 2018
Job Title: Programme Support Officers (x3)
Working For: Local Government Association
Salary: £30,012 pa (including London Weighting)
Two fixed term positions until 31 March 2019 and one fixed term position until 31 March 2020
The Workforce, Leadership and Productivity Directorate of the LGA provides support to councils to help them improve. Whilst as a member of the Improvement Support Team within this Directorate you may be deployed across any of the Directorate’s work areas and programmes, but we are looking in particular for three Programme Support Officers to work with our Research and Information Team, our Digital and Cyber Security Programmes, and a Children’s Services Improvement Programme.
We are looking for experienced, highly competent administrative and project support staff who can work pro-actively, demonstrating initiative across multiple projects at a time. You will be a team player and be flexible in approach.
The successful applicant will need to be highly organised with the ability to plan and deliver a varied workload. This will include planning and preparing meetings and events, taking minutes and writing up notes of meetings and being able to identify key messages.
As a key point of contact, you will have excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills, be able to confidently field queries, and liaise with senior officers, councillors, and service providers.
You will be required to provide financial administrative support, including raising orders and invoices and monitoring team budgets, as well as keeping project information and records up to date. You will need to understand and ensure corporate policies and processes are followed e.g. those around procurement. Attention to detail is essential.
The position working with the Children’s Improvement Programme is fixed-term until 31 March 2020. The other two are fixed-term until 31 March 2019.
For enquiries contact Amanda Pullen on 020 7664 3106
Closing Date: 29 May 2018
Interview Date: Monday 11 June and Tuesday 12 June 2018
For further information and to apply online please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/lga/displayjob.aspx?jobid=538