Programme Officer (City of Culture)
There is no better time to work in Coventry! The city successfully bid to become UK City of Culture in 2021 and is now preparing to take centre stage and show the world what it has to offer.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individuals to support the delivery of our Capital Infrastructure. The ultimate aim is to ensure that our city have the venues to showcase the City of Culture programme for 2021 and most importantly leave a cultural legacy our City deserves.
This is an exciting and varied role which will support the delivery of the Cultural Captial Investment Programme for Coventry, working on a number of important projects worth of over £16m funding programmes.
Are you up for the challenge and want the chance to lift Coventry’s profile?
We are looking for someone who is a natural self starter, with a can-do attitude, ideally have experience of processing claims, supporting projects, and worked on previous grant funded programmes would be desirable.
Do you have excellent communication skills, able to work on your own initiative and able to meet deadlines. This could be the role for you ?
If you are interested in applying, please upload your CV with a covering letter demonstrating your experience working with external partners and what skills you used. Please restrict your response to 2 sides of A4.
Candidates with similar experience in other sectors with transferable skills will also be considered.
The role is initially fixed term for two years.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity please call Charlotte Booth on 02476971075.
To apply for this position please provide a covering letter demonstrating your experience of working with external partner and which skills you used, and an up to date CV.
Working Hours: 37.0 Hours per Week
Interview Date: 01/10/2019
In return, we can offer you an excellent pension scheme, 'MyCar' scheme, flexible working, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts at a number of city centre restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Coventry City Council is committed to delivering the best possible services and improving the quality of life for Coventry people. In order to do this effectively we aim to have a workforce that represents the diverse communities we serve, embracing and utilising the broad range of skills, experiences and perspectives this brings.
We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for all. This includes making adjustments or changes for people who have a disability or long-term health condition.
This Authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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Job Description & Person Specification .pdf