Project Support Officer – Local Government Reorganisation (LGR)
External Applicants Only
Salary: £27,741 - £28,672
Hours: 37 hours per week (Part-time or job share may be considered)
Workbase: Flexible (to be discussed with candidate) remote working is available, with some expectation to visit local offices within Cumbria.
Contract: Fixed Term – May 2023
Local Government in Cumbria is changing. From 1 April 2023, the current six district councils and Cumbria County Council will be replaced by two new unitary authorities, whose overall ambition is to provide a stronger service and offer to local people and their communities.
We are looking for pro-active and organised candidates to support the development and delivery of our LGR projects and programmes.
Cumberland Council will comprise the area covered by Carlisle, Allerdale and Copeland districts; and Westmorland and Furness Council will comprise the area covered by Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow districts.
As Project Support Officer you will support the Programme managers and Project Managers to deliver an effective, efficient and customer focussed support to all aspects of the management and administration of projects/programmes. You will have the chance to work with colleagues across the county and district councils to develop and deliver project / programme objectives through planning, co-ordination, progress monitoring and support.
This is an opportunity to play a critical role within the LGR Programme, helping to ensure its success by contributing to and supporting the delivery of part of the programme.
If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this role, please apply below today!
To find out more about the LGR programme, visit https://newcouncilsforcumbria.info/
Important Application Information
This is a rolling advert, meaning applications will be considered as and when we receive them. If you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you directly to arrange an interview date and time.
This role will be hosted by Cumbria County Council
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