Are you passionate about delivering change that has a long-lasting, positive impact on people’s lives and where they live?
Hours: Full Time, 37 per week
Salary 28,226 - £32-798
Interviews: 18th July 2022
Deadline for applications: 10th July 2022
Please email John.firstname.lastname@example.org if you wish to discuss this role in more detail.
About the role
This is an exciting opportunity to join a service that has a direct influence on supporting residents and elected Members in the city of Brighton & Hove.
We are one of the busiest unitary Highway Authorities outside London and this role will be central to supporting the Business Development Manager and relevant Senior Managers in ensuring Committee Reports are written and delivered on time. This role will also Focus on providing excellent customer service and ensuring complaints and enquiries are responded to within a timely manner for City Transport. You will also provide project support for a number of projects within city transport.
Join us in Brighton and Hove – a unique, energetic, diverse centre for culture in the South East and an exciting place to develop your career.
It’s for good reason that the City of Brighton & Hove has been named as one of the happiest places in the UK. With its stunning location between the sea and the South Downs National Park, excellent connections to the capital, vibrant culture, rich heritage, and diverse communities, there is something for everyone. Working for Brighton & Hove City Council means that you are able to play your part in making the city a fantastic place to live, work and visit.
The city places emphasis on high-quality, forward-thinking, sustainable development and travel solutions. As a council we are committed to creating a more liveable city in which residents and visitors feel healthier, safer, more socially connected and included.
As the successful candidate you will have a good knowledge of dealing with Member enquiries and members of the public as well as having excellent organisational skills. You will also have a strong customer ethos and excellent communication skills.
You will be based in our modern, open plan offices in Hove Town Hall and benefit from flexible working, including home-working. Joining an enthusiastic and supportive team, you will collaborate with colleagues from a range of fields, working closely with Transport Project teams to deliver transport changes across the city.
This role is part of a newly expanded team that will respond flexibly and efficiently to the growing development demands of the city.
We offer great terms and conditions including the Local Government Pension Scheme, excellent training and development, generous annual leave and staff discounts.
For interviews we are still following Covid-19 pandemic special arrangements, conducting them via Microsoft Teams video meetings ensuring a safe interview process and equality of access for all participants.
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 offer the opportunity for the suitable candidate to choose to work in a hybrid way. Your specific working arrangements will be subject to team and service working arrangements already in place alongside Government guidance. Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.
For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (brighton-hove.gov.uk)
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).
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.