About us and the role
Do you want to work on exciting projects that ‘make Warwickshire the best it can be’?
Are you motivated by delivering benefits and improvements to the community where you live or work?
If you’re the kind of person who is prepared to get stuck in, who wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then this is the place for you. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a place that matters to people and communities.
We are looking for dynamic and self-motivated Project Support Officer who wants to assist in the delivery of transformation projects across the Council.
The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work on projects across a range of change and transformation activities across the services provided by the authority and external partners.
We are looking for someone is extremely organised, with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in working in a busy project environment. You should have a positive approach and be able to manage demands and conflicts in a calm professional manner.
Key Skills and Experience Required:
- Experience of working in a project environment
- Experience of managing changing priorities and deadlines
- Ability to stay calm in stressful situations.
- A strong communicator
- Have good computer skills in MS Office
Why work in Warwickshire?
Warwickshire with its vibrant mix of towns and rural areas, heritage and culture and great connectivity remains one of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK. The County Council’s vision is squarely aimed at making Warwickshire the best it can be, sustainable now and for future generations
Why work for us?
Working at the Council means your work impacts throughout Warwickshire. You will be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a way that matters to communities and helps Warwickshire to succeed and thrive. We are a Council that has a history of success and we take pride in delivering our services effectively, efficiently and to the best of our ability. We challenge ourselves to innovate and keep pace with the changing world around us. It is an exciting time to be a part of Warwickshire County Council. We will provide you with the support to learn, develop, and encourage you to be the best you can be.
In return we offer our pledge to you:
- Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
- A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
- Other great benefits include generous annual leave, including bank holiday allowances and an extra day.
If you are keen to be part of this ambitious and dynamic service, please contact Jane Tarver Delivery Lead Portfolio Management Office by firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone on 01926 412445
The positions are offered as Full Time but applicants wishing Part Time work will be considered
Closing Date: 28th February 2021
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Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff. Would particularly welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons from the BAME community, people with a disability and people from the LGBT+ Community.