Fixed term/ Secondment opportunity until June 2018 (maternity cover)
The role and requirements
As a Programme Support Officer in the Children and Young People Team of the Policy Directorate, you will provide comprehensive support to corporate projects and programmes, developing and maintaining project milestone plans and information systems, preparing agendas and papers and co-ordinating monthly updates. The successful post-holder will work supporting and helping ensure the delivery of events, diary management, drafting minutes and general administrative tasks.
The role will include monitoring team budgets and reporting on income, including grants and associated contracts, ensuring compliance with financial systems and processes.
We are looking for an effective team player with excellent organisational and people skills. Experience in providing effective administrative support and providing project support on multiple projects at the same time will all be key attributes. You’ll also be a proficient IT user and will have an excellent command of written and spoken English. Political sensitivity and outstanding communication skills are also essential to this post.
The LGA's registered and primary place of work is Local Government House, Smith Square. Due to the refurbishment of this building the LGA will be at Layden House, Farringdon (zone 1) for a period of up to 12 months from November 2016.
Closing date: 5pm, Wednesday 29th March
Interviews: Tuesday 18th April
We value diversity and encourage applications from all sections of the community