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Project Officer

Tamworth Borough Council
Tamworth, Staffordshire
£32,076 - £36,648 per annum plus, essential car user allowance
Closing date
5 Jul 2027

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Local Councils
Job Type
Asset management, Project management
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Flexible hours



Project Officer

£32,076 - £36,648 per annum

plus, essential car user allowance

Hybrid working contract

37 hours per week



Set in the beautiful county of Staffordshire, Tamworth is a vibrant town with rich heritage.  Located in the centre of Britain, with a growing population of over 77,000 people, Tamworth is a borough with much to be proud of.  Our transport links, unique shopping experience, developing town centre, green spaces, leisure offer, including our cultural and wide-ranging outdoor events programme, as well as our heritage buildings, all help make it a great place to live, work, study, and visit.

In addition to all that Tamworth already has to offer, exciting times are ahead as we embark on a period of significant transformation.  Multi-million-pound projects, such as the Future High Street Fund development will help to bring about lasting change and improvements in the future.  This will assist with our mission to restore Tamworth town centre as the beating heart of the community, a place that people want to visit, rather than a place they have to visit. 

Working for Tamworth Borough Council is more than just a job, it’s about making life better for the people who live and work in the Borough. We recognise that everybody who works at Tamworth Borough Council is key to successfully delivering its aims and objectives.  We can’t do this without skilled and ambitious workforce working in a positive environment empowered to do their best.

Reporting to the Senior Technical Officer the successful candidate will prepare, and project manage a full range of repairs, investment and planned maintenance schemes to deliver the Council’s corporate and housing repairs and capital programme, helping to maintain the decent homes standard.

You should be confident and self-motivated, with a good knowledge of construction and diagnosing repairs to properties.

You will display a commitment to providing a customer focused service and making a difference in service delivery.  Good communication skills and the ability to work both as a team member and independently are key attributes for this role.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A HNC in construction or equivalent qualification or a construction related trade qualification
  • Experience in managing building and maintenance work
  • A full driving license and access to a vehicle

This is a hybrid working contract, there is a requirement for some of duties to be carried out at home and some on site. Site attendance will constitute more than 40% of available working time.

We have an extensive benefits package including flexible working, a non-contributory health scheme, Local Government pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, and payment of professional fees (where applicable), for further details please refer to the application information document on our website.

Appointment will be subject to satisfactory references, right to work in the UK check, medical clearance and DBS check.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact please contact Martin Harper, Head of Repairs, on 07816 199760.

For further information and to apply please visit Tamworth BC Jobs.

Late applications and/or CVs will not be accepted.  Agencies need not apply.

If you have any queries about the recruitment process, please contact

Closing date: 22nd July 2024 

Interviews week commencing 5th August 2024 

Tamworth Borough Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunities Employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We operate two guaranteed interview schemes which support individuals who meet all the essential criteria to be guaranteed an interview for a vacancy. The Disability Committed Employer scheme supports applicants with a disability and the Veterans Guaranteed interview scheme supports those defined as veterans, military spouses/partners and cadet instructors.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks are required for relevant posts.

We are committed to ensuring that people are not disadvantaged in accessing our services.  We will make reasonable adjustments for those people that need further assistance, depending on the individual’s needs, further guidance can be found in our Reasonable Adjustments guidance Equality and diversity | Tamworth Borough Council.

Public facing roles are covered by the Fluency Duty as outlined in section 78 of the Immigration Act 2016, to serve the public it is vital that those working in public facing roles can communicate in English with members of the public receiving local authority services. 

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