Programme Support Officer

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Worcester, Worcestershire
£23,632 - £25,579 Per annum
30 Sep 2021
17 Oct 2021
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Full time temporary
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Job Title: Programme Support Officer
Salary: £23,632 - £25,579 Per annum
Full-Time: 35 hours 
Location: Worcester
Temporary: 12 months  

Here at Worcestershire County Council, we’re truly committed to building a successful and growing local economy, protecting our environment, improving outcomes for our children, young people and families, and helping ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. This means constantly evolving how we operate, innovate and succeed as an organisation. And this is where you come in.

The Opportunity:

The Worcestershire Children First Team is looking for a Programme Support Officer to join our team. The Programme Support Officer will support and deliver programmes/projects to agreed project management standards (i.e. PRINCE2).

You will join a team to develop and manage programme/project offices and associated programme and project management documentation and lead on the delivery of key elements of projects to ensure that programmes/projects deliver to time, cost and quality to ensure that benefits are realised in line with Business Cases.

Your Background:

You need to have good interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to develop positive relationships with colleagues and partners at all levels.  You also need to demonstrate the ability to effectively manage complex and conflicting priorities and manage finite resources.

The Programmes Support Officer post requires the ability to organise, analyse and interpret/collect complex info to produce and present to a variety of audiences. You will need to demonstrate that you have experience of financial management and knowledge of the implications of managing multi-faceted programmes/projects.

If you want to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Julia Cotterill, Programme Portfolio Lead, Worcestershire County Council at


In return, you can look forward to:

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• 35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
• Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
• Excellent opportunities for career progression

Disability Confident:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs. 

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know.


Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please consider the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification when applying. You should include examples of why you should be considered; and the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to

Application Closing Date: Sunday 17th October 2021, 
Anticipated Interview Date: Wednesday 20th October 2021, 

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