Commonwealth Games 2022 Aquatics Centre - Project Officer

Sandwell Council House, Freeth Street, Oldbury B69 3DE
Band G, SCP 38 - 43 (£34,106 - £39,002 per annum) (£17.68 - £20.22 per hour)
28 Aug 2018
19 Sep 2018
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A fantastic opportunity awaits the right person to help deliver a new Aquatics Centre in Sandwell, a centre that will not only provide a state-of-the-art leisure facility for Sandwell residents for years to come, but also host the swimming and diving events at the Commonwealth Games 2022. The facility will include an Olympic-sized swimming pool, a diving pool (the only one in the West Midlands), a community swimming pool and other fitness facilities.

Reporting directly to the Project Director, as the Commonwealth Games 2022 – Project Officer, you’ll be working in a project-driven environment contributing to the delivery of this amazing facility. The co-ordination and delivery of complex project workstreams will be the key role for the post holder, ensuring that communication channels are clear and project outcomes and objectives are met in line with the project programme. You will also be responsible for the management of the Project Management Office and supervise two members of staff.

You’ll have strong project management skills and a focus on attention to detail, even when working under pressure and to tight, demanding deadlines. You’ll be confident using all aspects of IT and an excellent communicator, both verbally and written, and networker. Key to the role is the ability to problem solve and make decisions where needed.  You’ll have a creative and positive approach to project delivery and experience of delivering projects on time and on budget. Good leadership qualities are also essential to this role as you will drive the Project Team forward to deliver its goals.

The eyes of the world will be on Sandwell Council and the delivery of this project – this is your opportunity to part of this once-in-a-lifetime project.

Interviews are scheduled for w/c Monday, 24 September 2018.


37 hours per week

This vacancy and advert will be closed as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, it is strongly advised that you complete and return your application as soon as possible.

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