Recruiting for one permanent position and one 12-month fixed term contract.
One Public Estate (OPE) is an established national programme delivered in partnership by the Office of Government Property (OGP) within the Cabinet Office and the Local Government Association (LGA). OPE provides practical and technical support and funding to councils to lead delivery of ambitious property-focused programmes in collaboration with central government and other public sector partners. One Public Estate began in 2013 with just 12 areas. Today we are working with more than 300 councils on projects transforming local communities and public services right across the country.
Reporting to the LGA’s OPE Programme Manager, and working with the Cabinet Office Head of PMO, the Programme Support Officer (PSO) post is part of the programme’s Programme Management Office (PMO). The PMO ensures the programme administers funding effectively and monitors and supports OPE project delivery.
This role supports the programme nationwide, therefore consistency of approach across the regions is required. The role is a good opportunity for someone new to programme / project management who is keen to develop their career within this area.
The roles require individuals who can: work independently across multiple projects at any one time, update and analyse spreadsheets, produce reports, chase external stakeholders for information, plan and prepare meetings and events, take minutes, raise orders and invoices, monitor budgets, routinely keep project information and records up to date, understand and follow corporate policies and processes.
Successful applicants will need to be team players who are flexible and capable of working with minimal supervision; well organised with the ability to plan and deliver a varied workload; highly capable and well-motivated; excellent communicators. They will also need to have strong interpersonal skills and have excellent attention to detail.
For enquiries contact Fiona Travica Fiona.firstname.lastname@example.org
You must have the right to work in the UK, the LGA are unfortunately unable to offer sponsorship visas. Evidence for the right to work in the UK will be requested at the interview stage.
Closing Date: 5pm, Sunday 24 January
Interview Date: Friday 5 February
As a Disability Confident Leader, the LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community