ERDF Monitoring & Compliance Officer
£28785.00 - £35934.00 p.a. Incremental progression is dependent on performance.
37.0 Hours per Week
An opportunity has arisen for an ERDF Monitoring & Compliance Officer to carry out the monitoring of the ERDF Small Habitats Grants Project which forms a part of the Greening the Grey programme.
The ERDF Small Habitats Grants project will deliver a greener GBSLEP through a £2.2m grants programme and eligible organisations from across the GBSLEP area are able to apply and then deliver green and blue infrastructure improvements at a smaller scale. The overall aim of the programme is to improve 20 hectares of land and habitat improvement.
For further information on the programme please click on the following link: http://www.solihull.gov.uk/Resident/Leisure-parks/parks-and-open-spaces/Greening-the-Grey-Project
You will have a relevant degree (or equivalent) or extended relevant experience to enable you to carry out the full range of duties. You will also have:
- Knowledge and experience of maintaining the highest monitoring and record keeping standards
- Be able to evidence an understanding of effective project management and programme monitoring, and quality assurance techniques.
- Able to work accurately under pressure and able to use their initiative.
- Experience of project monitoring using external funds (e.g. ERDF / ESF) using paper based and electronic monitoring systems to ensure the requirements of funding agencies and project objectives are satisfactorily met.
- Excellent IT skills
In return, we offer:
- Flexible working, including flexi leave up to 24 days per year and agile working arrangements
- The opportunity to buy up to 10 days additional leave per year
- Access to our Employee Assistance Programme – a 24 hour independent, free and confidential advice and support service
- Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme
- Staff discount card
The role will be employed by Solihull MBC and based at the Council House in Solihull.
The post is a fixed term contract and funding for this post ends on 31 March 2022.
A secondment arrangement may be considered, subject to the agreement of all parties.
The post is funded by European Regional Development Fund.
Interview Date: Wednesday 5 June 2019.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
Previous applicants need not apply.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.Supporting documents
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