Programme Development Officer - CW Innovation Test-Bed (ERDF)

Job Type:
Job Sector:
West Midlands
Coventry, One Friargate
£26,317 to £32,029 per annum
Salary Description:
£26317 - £32029
Coventry City Council
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The Economic Development Service (EDS) delivers a core function within Coventry City Council. It’s fundamental purpose is to deliver sustainable growth by creating opportunities and as such, has an instrumental role in the delivery of the Council’s ambitions and in particular the vision to promote the growth of a sustainable Coventry economy. The department also delivers objectives set by Central Government, the Coventry & Warwickshire Local Enterprise Partnership (CWLEP) and West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA).  
What is the job role?

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join the Economic Development Service to support the delivery of a European funded Programme (ERDF).

In this role you will focus on providing programme management support to the Programme Development Manager for the delivery of CW Innovation Test-Bed project.

This is an exciting and varied role which will support the successful delivery of the programme and will involve working with programme delivery partners, business advisors and small & medium businesses.

You will lead the collation and processing of programme claims to funding bodies and project claims from delivery partners. You will also be responsible for leading the management of external audits from the funding bodies, undertaking visits to ensure delivery partners have effective monitoring systems and audit trails in place. The role also involves appraising grant claims submitted by small to medium sized businesses.
Who are we looking for?We are looking for someone who shows initiative, has a can-do attitude and has experience in processing claims and payments. Ideally, we are looking for someone who has previously worked on European funded programmes and has a history of working in a project management environment.

If you have excellent communication skills, good attention to detail and are able to meet deadlines then this role could be for you!

Candidates with similar experience in other sectors with transferable skills will also be considered.

The role is initially fixed term until December 2022 and is part-funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).

If you would like to discuss this opportunity, please call Marzena Kubiak on 079 435 107 60.

When applying for this role you will be asked to write a personal statement. Please include the following examples in your application: 

Relevant work experience of regeneration programmes and activities or equivalent experience in a programme/project management or delivery role, or performance management role
Good inter-personal skills, confidence in dealing with senior colleagues and external contacts
Demonstrable skill in the creation and use of spread sheets, data bases, word processing and presentation packages
Ability to work on own initiative and organise, plan work without close supervision.
Ability to analyse financial and numerical data, performance information, and written information, and draw valid conclusions and produce reports
Ability to communicate effectively with different audience

For full details on the application process please read the attached document on our jobs page labelled 'Coventry City Council Application Process'

All attachments for the job can be found here

Interview date(s): w.c. 28th September 2020
Introduction to Coventry City CouncilCoventry is a lively, multicultural city, which embraces old and new. Around the modern city centre there are traces of history everywhere – in the old city walls, the timber-framed buildings and the reconstructed medieval Spon Street. But Coventry has always had an eye on the future, and is now firmly focused on regenerating and re-inventing itself to meet the challenges of the 21st Century. With major developments and new projects taking place right across the city, Coventry City Council is the place to be!
There's a huge buzz about the city – Coventry ranks as the 8th best city to live, work and do business in the UK, and is the UK City of Culture 2021 ! We believe this will help put Coventry on the map for all the right reasons. You can feel the sense of local pride throughout the city as we build towards this momentous year. It also offers a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to those joining us to play their part in it.
We genuinely believe that Coventry City Council is a special place. You will be joining Coventry City Council during an exciting time to become part of a team that contribute to achieving our visions for the city. We have made our council a place where we look after our people, making sure you're happy in your work and given everything you need to succeed. We've created friendly, welcoming workplaces where everyone is working towards the same cause, providing the best possible services for the city of Coventry.
As a council with improvement at its heart, we’re committed to making life better for the people who live and work in Coventry. We’re equally concerned with the quality of life enjoyed by our people, so by joining us, you won’t just be helping the community, you’ll be helping yourself too.
Not only do you get to work alongside great people that are helping to improve services for our community we offer great benefits too! For your valued contribution we will provide a fantastic benefits package including;

Flexible working arrangements
Generous annual leave allowance starting at 27 days and rising to 32 days
Pay progression through multiple increments
Outstanding local government pension scheme
Learning & Development with access to certified courses.
Access to an award winning Occupational Health Team
Vibrant employee networks 

For full details on the application process please read the attached document labelled Coventry CC Application process.

Contact Details:
Coventry City Council
Tel: 0200 000 0000
Contact: Resourcing Team (TP)

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