At Portsmouth City Council we're all about developing our staff, because we want to build a bigger and better city but we need the best employees to do so.
With a little over 207,000 residents and 8,000 businesses throughout this city, this unitary authority's main goal is to ensure the best care and development of all those within the city. From customer service to Multi-million pound projects, our residents are at the heart of everything we do.
Your New Role
Within the Regeneration Directorate, you will work within the Strategic Development Team supporting the Bid Manager to identify and qualify new funding opportunities, ensuring they are viable and in-line with the directorate's priorities. You will collate relevant data/information in order to provide robust responses against the bid criteria and work with colleagues across all directorates and other stakeholder groups. You will identify appropriate stakeholders who need to be informed of bids and support the process of buy-in/letters of support to strengthen bids.
What you'll need to succeed
You will need to be degree educated or have the equivalent experience, as well as hold a project management qualification or relevant experience. You will need to show your experience in bidding, grant writing or business development, along with project management experience or project knowledge. You will be able to use Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and ideally Microsoft Project. You will be organised and have excellent research skills, along with the ability to build relationships internally and externally.
What you'll get in return
As well as highly competitive pay you'll receive all the benefits of working within a local authority organisation, which ranges from flexible working hours to a fantastic pension which allows you the opportunity to pay in more for that greater return. Annual leave starts at 26 days going up to 30 days and staff discounts for travel and local shops. We wish to support all our staffs development throughout, if that’s progression planning or involvement within the on the job apprenticeship scheme we will work together to drive your career.
To make sure your application is above the rest and for full job details, please follow the link and review the "Job Profile" to ensure your application matches the requirements of the role and you fully demonstrate how you meet the points on the job profile. If you wish to send a CV, please consider a cover letter outlining why you are the perfect candidate for this position.
We look forward to hearing from you.