Project Officer

3 days left

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
29577 - 33782
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Job Ref
WLV000003211
Contract Type
Full time permanent
Working Pattern
Standard
Hours
Full-Time
Project Officer - Digital

Grade 6 (£29,577-£33,782)

37 Hours

Permanent

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking a Project Officer to support the delivery of its Digital Programme.

The City of Wolverhampton is committed to supporting the rollout of future-proofed digital infrastructure in order to make the city a more attractive place to live, run a business and invest. Wolverhampton Digital Infrastructure Strategy sets out our approach to supporting the rollout of full fibre broadband and wireless connectivity including 5G.

The post will also support the broader digital programme including digital inclusion, skills and economy. The post will also support the delivery of a new device and connectivity lending scheme as part of the City’s ambition to be 100% digitally included.

We recognise that future proofed Digital infrastructure is the backbone of a modern thriving economy driving productivity and spreading growth and in delivering effective and efficient public services. Covid-19 accelerated the adoption of digital services which are considered critical to level-up our economy contributing to our Relighting our City recovery commitment.

The post will sit within the Strategic Projects and Funding team and be responsible to the Strategic Projects and Funding Manager/ Digital Co-ordinator. The post will assist the Digital Co-ordinator in the effective delivery of Digital Projects and Programmes.

City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria. The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are over the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met. Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name.

For an informal chat to find out more, please call Heather Clark on 01902 555614 or email heather.clark2@wolverhampton.gov.uk

Closing Date: 27 November 2020

Interview Date: 7 & 8 December 2020

Supporting documents
Project Officer JD PS.docx

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