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Governance & Contracts Officer - Ref: RT03424

Walsall Council
G8: £34,834 - £39,186 per annum (pay award pending)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Governance & Contracts Officer - External funding Accountable Body - Ref: RT03424
G8: £34,834 - £39,186 per annum (pay award pending)

Fixed term post for 2 years.

The Resources and Transformation Directorate is responsible for managing a variety of major programmes throughout Walsall and the Black Country, including the Walsall and Bloxwich Towns Deals, which aim to support local economic growth and make a real difference to the lives of residents and the community.

An exciting opportunity has presented itself within the Accountable Body team for a Governance & Contracts Officer. We are looking for an experienced and highly motivated officer to effectively liaise with project partners to initiate the pre-contracting process, and then develop and draft grant agreements which capture the funding, terms and conditions and value added outputs and outcomes that these innovative projects will deliver.

You should be an excellent communicator with the ability to build and develop strong partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders to support our contracting governance and monitoring processes.

If you are able to manage a demanding portfolio, are adaptable in changing circumstances and possess excellent attention to detail, administration and organisational skills, we would welcome your application.

For an informal discussion about the post, or for any queries, please contact Mante Sabaliauskaite on 01922 655972.

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

This post is based within the Programme Management Service area.

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Important note: When completing your online application form, you will be asked to enter supporting information. You must enter a detailed supporting information statement describing how your skills, abilities and experience meet the specific criteria included in the employee specification. If you do not include a supporting information statement, you will not be shortlisted. Please also ensure that you complete the work history and qualifications sections of your application form. Please do not add a CV as we do not accept them. Please see our Information for Applicants leaflet for further information.

Closing Date: 21 st July 2024

Interviews will be held during week commencing 29 th July 2024


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