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Project Officer

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/25222
  • Published: Wed 29/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25927 - £27514
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall, Hove

Job introduction

Instead of commuting, wouldn’t you like to work locally in Brighton & Hove?

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join the Education Premises Team within our Property & Design Division.

Interview date: To be confirmed

For further information contact Martin Hucker, Capital Development Manager 01273 293477

About the role

You will prepare and implement an annual programme of adaptations to facilitate access to school premises for children with special education and physical needs. Take the lead role in the provision of equipment and furniture on all capital projects, controlling and monitor expenditure relating to each scheme. Contribute to the overall procurement, payment and monitoring processes of the Education Capital Programme.

Assist with the delivery of the Education Capital Maintenance Programme by undertaking bids visits and fulfilling the Client role for some projects. You will act as a source of advice and support to schools in respect of building and maintenance issues and this will include regular visits to school premises and contribute to corporate asset management policies and procedures. 

You will have appropriate experience of property management, furniture & equipment and budget setting and monitoring, be a good team player, strong on Health and Safety, have a flexible approach, good communication and IT and organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure.

Please read our Apply for a job at the council (brighton-hove.gov.uk) pages carefully. They give you all the guidance you need to complete your application as well as information on what will happen after you’ve submitted your application and at interview.

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and upload a supporting statement. Your supporting statement is the most important part of your application as it will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Supporting statement guidance (brighton-hove.gov.uk) as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see Gov.uk for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

Part office / part home – hybrid -  We are a workplace that supports flexibility and employee wellbeing in the way we work whilst providing the best service for our customers. Team and service working arrangements are designed to support both employee work life balance and team collaboration. These would be part of your individual working arrangements alongside any personal preference agreed with your manager in advance of joining.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)

Company information

Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (brighton-hove.gov.uk).

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/490/25222
  • Published: Wed 29/06/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 19/10/2022, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £25927 - £27514
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove Town Hall, Hove

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