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    • ebbw vale, wales
    • temporary
    • £15.78 per hour
    • randstad business support
    We are currently recruiting for a Project Officer to come and work for a great Public Sector team based out of Ebbw Vale. This role would be a mixture of working form home and in the office. It would be working 27 hours a week, Monday to Friday. The assignment would be until the end of March 2022. Job RolePlaying a key role in supporting the co-ordination and delivery of Strategic Projects (internal and external to the council) through providing general project development and management support, SLA development and contract management; and all aspects of programme monitoring (including financial). Main DutiesSupport the relationship management with each of the lead partners identified, including the development (where appropriate) and implementation of associated delivery agreements to assist delivery and ongoing monitoring. Monitoring and evaluation of contract performance, coordinating with Council Departments and external partners to ensure works and services are carried out in accordance with the performance requirements and terms of the relevant contract or agreement.To work with finance to develop robust financial monitoring and claim processes to ensure project spends are compliant and in accordance with the grant requirements (evidence of spend, defrayment, claim submissions).To monitor payment of invoices against agreed budgets and support in resolving invoicing discrepancies whilst ensuring timely payments are made.To liaise with funding partners as required and prepare, update and monitor project cash flow and liaise with the Resources Department on all financial matters.To act as the main point of contact for advice, support and guidance for all queries relating to the fund being administered; liaising with the funding body where required.To assist in the investigation and exploitation of new and existing funding sources, seeking the input of other Council sections in the formulation of project funding proposals.To support the Team on the development of project bids, financial business plans and financial options appraisals (including the preparation and presentation of affordability analyses).To assist in the development, preparation and submission of bids for external funding.Assist in the preparation of project progress, issue and risk reports. Essential ExperienceEducated to Degree Level preferably in an appropriate discipline commensurate with the post, or equivalent. Demonstrable experiencePRINCE2, or related Project Management QualificationExperience of working with external partnerships and other organisationsExternally funded project management experienceExperience of working with a computerised general ledger and appropriate feeder systems, together with a general understanding of financial proceduresGeneral understanding of financial systems and accounting principles in local governmentPreparation of funding applicationsExperience of European fundingExperience of Contract ManagementExcellent interpersonal skills including presentation, communication and negotiating skillsKnowledge and experience of computerised and office IT systemsExcellent literacy and numeracy skillsAbility to work under pressure and prioritisePossess a flexible and co-operative attitudeKnowledge of project management principlesUnderstanding of procurement processesIf you feel you are right for the role apply today. Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.
    We are currently recruiting for a Project Officer to come and work for a great Public Sector team based out of Ebbw Vale. This role would be a mixture of working form home and in the office. It would be working 27 hours a week, Monday to Friday. The assignment would be until the end of March 2022. Job RolePlaying a key role in supporting the co-ordination and delivery of Strategic Projects (internal and external to the council) through providing general project development and management support, SLA development and contract management; and all aspects of programme monitoring (including financial). Main DutiesSupport the relationship management with each of the lead partners identified, including the development (where appropriate) and implementation of associated delivery agreements to assist delivery and ongoing monitoring. Monitoring and evaluation of contract performance, coordinating with Council Departments and external partners to ensure works and services are carried out in accordance with the performance requirements and terms of the relevant contract or agreement.To work with finance to develop robust financial monitoring and claim processes to ensure project spends are compliant and in accordance with the grant requirements (evidence of spend, defrayment, claim submissions).To monitor payment of invoices against agreed budgets and support in resolving invoicing discrepancies whilst ensuring timely payments are made.To liaise with funding partners as required and prepare, update and monitor project cash flow and liaise with the Resources Department on all financial matters.To act as the main point of contact for advice, support and guidance for all queries relating to the fund being administered; liaising with the funding body where required.To assist in the investigation and exploitation of new and existing funding sources, seeking the input of other Council sections in the formulation of project funding proposals.To support the Team on the development of project bids, financial business plans and financial options appraisals (including the preparation and presentation of affordability analyses).To assist in the development, preparation and submission of bids for external funding.Assist in the preparation of project progress, issue and risk reports. Essential ExperienceEducated to Degree Level preferably in an appropriate discipline commensurate with the post, or equivalent. Demonstrable experiencePRINCE2, or related Project Management QualificationExperience of working with external partnerships and other organisationsExternally funded project management experienceExperience of working with a computerised general ledger and appropriate feeder systems, together with a general understanding of financial proceduresGeneral understanding of financial systems and accounting principles in local governmentPreparation of funding applicationsExperience of European fundingExperience of Contract ManagementExcellent interpersonal skills including presentation, communication and negotiating skillsKnowledge and experience of computerised and office IT systemsExcellent literacy and numeracy skillsAbility to work under pressure and prioritisePossess a flexible and co-operative attitudeKnowledge of project management principlesUnderstanding of procurement processesIf you feel you are right for the role apply today. Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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