Joint Committee Programme Management Officer
Economy and Environment
Now is an exciting time to join Walsall Council, we are driven by the work we do and the difference that we make to the communities and businesses that we support. What really sets us apart is how we work, our staff have a true passion for what they do. We are looking to appoint:
Joint Committee Programme Management Officer - EE06717
G10 GBP35,093 - GBP39,660 per annum
Fixed Term Maternity Cover for 12 months
The post holder will join a dynamic team, and provide maternity cover by helping to lead on the delivery of the Accountable Body role for the Black Countries Local Growth Fund, valued at over GBP200million. This will include leading on the drafting of detailed Grant Agreements and the delivery of effective governance and contracting functions within a busy multi-programme environment. You will receive on-going training and support from a small core team as you help to promote good relationships, best practice and decision making across the Council and its partners.
The post-holder will play a lead role in promoting excellent governance and coordinating contracting processes on behalf of the Black Country Joint Committee, together with the ongoing maintenance of effective working relationships with a wide range of external partners including the private and Further Education sectors.
The post holder will need a strong track record in public sector contracting and governance activity, including work on national funding streams. You will need experience in the creation of contracting processes and oversight of governance systems and their application, the ability to manage a demanding workload and complex relationships. If you have exceptional attention to detail, build effective and collaborative relationships and are resourceful, resilient and highly motivated we would welcome your application.
This is a re-advertisement, previous applicants need not re-apply.
Interviews will be held on 11 October 2017
Closing Date: 3 October 2017