ERDF Monitoring & Compliance Officer

Council House, Solihull
£28,785 - £35,934
14 May 2019
29 May 2019
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

£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:

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.

If you would like to discuss the role, please contact Nick Doyle (Programme Officer) on 0121 704 6030 or email or

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.

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