Staffordshire County Council

Finance and Contracts Monitoring Officer

Stafford, Staffordshire
£32,234- £36,922 per annum Grade 9
13 Oct 2021
31 Oct 2021
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Finance and Contracts Monitoring Officer

Salary:  £32,234- £36,922 per annum Grade 9

37 Hours per week – Permanent

Staffordshire’s Childrens Placement Service is looking for a dynamic and enthusiastic Finance and Contracts Monitoring Officer to be part of a small but busy team in Staffordshire’s Childrens Placement Service.

This is an excellent and exciting opportunity which provides variety and uses a wide range of skills.

We are seeking an individual who has an excellent aptitude for detail and who has extensive financial experience and good contract management skills.  Monitoring our financial and contractual obligations is a key element in this role.  You will also be responsible for business support to ensure financial systems and data is collected for financial forecasting and commissioning purposes.

You will be expected to work with regional partners which involves commissioning work and provide support to the Market Relationship Manager as the commissioning lead for looked after children in the independent Residential, Fostering and the Supported Accommodation sector.

The role is to be based at Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street, Stafford.  However, remote working is currently being supported for the role.

This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

Staffordshire County Council is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer. We encourage applications from all background and communities

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

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Closing Date: Sunday 31st October 2021

For more information about the role please contact: Shahid Munir –

Please be aware, only application forms completed online will be accepted. We will not accept CV’s or Word application forms.

Our Values

The County Council has adopted a set of values that seeks to achieve the best outcomes for its citizens, communities and employees.

Our People Strategy sets out what we all need to do to make Staffordshire County Council a great place to work, where people are supported to develop, flourish and contribute to our ambitious plans. 

Our values are at the heart of the Strategy to ensure that the focus is on what is important to the organisation and the people it serves:

  • Ambitious - We are ambitious for our communities and citizens
  • Courageous - We recognise our challenges and are prepared to make courageous decisions
  • Empowering - We empower and support our people by giving them the opportunity to do their jobs well.

Benefits for working for us….

We recognise that it is our employees that are central to everything we do. We aim to create a supportive working environment where employees can achieve their full potential and achieve a healthy work-life balance.

In addition to your salary, as a member of staff, you will have access to a range of benefits including:

  • An excellent local government pension scheme
  • Generous holiday entitlement from 24 up to 33 days (plus 2 extra statutory days and bank holidays) depending on job role and length of service
  • The option to buy up to an additional 2 weeks annual leave
  • A range of flexible working options, depending on your job role, which includes agile working, flexible retirement
  • Family Friendly Policies - maternity, adoption, paternity and parental leave
  • Volunteering Scheme
  • Training and development opportunities, including coaching and mentoring
  • Access to health and wellbeing support (including Occupational Health, Physiotherapy and Counselling Services)
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Car lease scheme / cycle & car loan scheme / employee car share scheme
  • Bus and rail travel discounts

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