Project Officer £33,909 - £36,378 per annum
NEW Programme Management roles in the Community Wealth Building Directorate at Newham (36 hours per week, Fixed-term three year contracts)
Newham is an ambitious Council and is at the forefront in collaborating with its residents and businesses to create flourishing places. We are adopting a Community Wealth Building agenda, underpinned by the principles of economic, social and environmental justice so that long-term prosperity, wellbeing and fairness for all our residents in the borough is achieved.
About the role
In response to a successful bid by Newham Council on behalf of its residents, £40m has been awarded by the Levelling Up Fund (LUF), the highest award out of the £65m allocated to London. This funding will ensure major new investment in underutilised and empty buildings so that they can be used for activities which will ensure community wealth building, new river bridges as well as public realm/road improvements.
These roles are intended to programme manage the delivery of the Council’s LUF programme as part of a wider team. With delivery of the programme envisaged for financial year 2024/25, dynamic individuals with a commitment to efficiency and delivering outcomes are sought.
You will have substantial experience of programme managing significant development, town centre, place-making regeneration programmes within a public, private interface. Developing effective monitoring and reporting systems to enable assurance on delivery and reporting of outputs and outcomes.
You will have a track record of delivery and getting things done whilst empowering individuals and teams, valuing their contribution and resolving differences without conflict.
- Flexible working arrangements including offices in Dockside,
- working from home and provision for flexi-time.
- Generous pension allowance (with employer contributions of up to 8%)
- 23 days annual leave plus 3 days Christmas Shut Down and Bank Holidays
- Access to Newham Rewards employee benefits scheme
- Employee Assistance Programme
- Eye test and Flu vouchers
If you have any questions please contact: Fiona Belton email@example.com
Closing date: 03 July 2022 at 23:59
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