Project Officer - Community Buildings & Assets

  • Reference: Stevenage Borough Council
  • Application closing date: 25 Jan 2019 17:00

Job Description

12 Months Fixed Term Contract

Can you work with stakeholders, partners and internal council departments to build new delivery models for community based resources?

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Community Development team for a Project Officer to join us with a specific remit for developing and engaging our communities in new models for the delivery of community buildings and assets.

You will play a key role in the improvement of residents’ quality of life in Stevenage and will contribute to developing a co-operative, sustainable and more socially cohesive community. As our Project Officer for Community Buildings and Assets you will be working in a fast paced environment, engaging with multiple stakeholders, elected members and a range of internal departments in conducting time limited community engagement activities on future models of delivery.

Candidate Requirements

To be successful in this role you will have been educated to a good standard including GCSE’s C grade or above, alongside further and higher education related to the role. Candidates must have experience of project management delivery alongside community consultation and evaluation experience.

You will be able to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team, deal calmly and confidently with emotional situations and have the ability to understand the needs and perceptions of residents.

A full UK driving licence (with access to own vehicle) is desirable.

All posts are subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Clearance.

Employment Details

  • Employment Type: Full time
  • Hours: 37
  • Pay: £25,463 - £28,895 Annually

Additional Information

Stevenage Borough Council (SBC) is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff, volunteers and recruitment candidates to share this commitment. SBC shall take all reasonable steps to employ staff who are safe to work with children, young people and vulnerable adults. For posts identified with regular contact with these groups applicants will be required to undertake a Value Based Interview. The council supports the legislative requirements for employing and maintaining safer staff and the guidance specified by the Hertfordshire Safeguarding Children Board Safe Staffing Handbook 2010.

Stevenage Borough Council is committed to Equal Opportunities for All. For further information please visit our website.

How to Apply

For an informal discussion about this role please contact Neil Baker, Community Development Manager on 01438 242247.

For an application pack and to apply online, please visit www.stevenage.gov.uk/vacancies Please quote the correct post reference number when applying.

Post Reference Number: 006172

Please note that Stevenage Borough Council cannot accept CV’s, all applications must be made on the Council’s standard application form which can be found at the above link.