Project Support Officer
Job Title: Project Support Officer
Salary: £23,632 - £25,579
Temporary: until 30th June 2023,
Worcestershire County Council’s Growth and Investment Team runs a number of projects to support businesses to start, innovate, grow and expand within the county.
We are looking for a full-time Project Support Officer to support the delivery of the Enterprising Worcestershire project which provides support for pre-starts, early stage and high growth start-up businesses. The project supports economic growth in Worcestershire’s SME base and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.
If you have an appreciation of issues affecting start-up and small businesses, experience of monitoring and administering funded projects demonstrating a high level of attention to detail and effective organisational skills, with the ability to proactively monitor and track progress of projects, then this job could be for you.
The successful applicant will have key responsibilities in delivering the start-up grant programme which will involve monitoring and administering the full process from client grant applications to grant funding claims and ensuring that external funding targets and requirements are fully met and delivered.
As part of a supportive team, you will work alongside colleagues within the County Council delivering information, business support projects and grant funding as part of the wider growth and investment offer.
The post is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund until 30th June 2023.
Worcestershire County Council operates a policy of flexible working and staff regularly work from home or an alternative workbase, typically at least two days per week or at least 40% of their working hours.
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Application Closing Date: Wednesday 28th April 2021
Anticipated Interview Date: Thursday 6th May 2021 via Microsoft Teams