Salary: £24,982-£27,741 Plus laptop
Working Arrangements: Monday to Friday including Agile Working
Hours per week: 37
Contract type: Permanent
Flexible working arrangement
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Closing date: 27/11/2020 at 23:59
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About the Post:
Shape a better future with us
Creativity, ambition and a focus on people. That’s what matters at Barnsley Council. Our award-winning council is on an exciting journey of change. It’s all about putting local people at the heart of everything, listening to and doing good for our communities. We’re now more innovative, more efficient and provide better value for money. The changes are clear to see - from new businesses and jobs, to improving school results and to museums being recognised for their community engagement.
We’re thrilled to have achieved Investors in People (IIP) Gold status for how we lead, support and develop people. Now we’d like you to be part of our success and help us take change further. Join us on our journey to a brighter future. By working together, with each other and with our communities, we can take pride in improving lives. Let’s make a better Barnsley for everyone.
Due to the continued expansion and development of our commercial function a vacancy exists within our Strategic Procurement and Contract Management team.
Your role in our journey
A strong communicator and negotiator, you’ll relish the opportunity to liaise with both internal and external stakeholders. You’ll be responsible for conducting visits and inspections across the Barnsley borough and report on the performance of the facilities management providers in respect of the maintenance of schools.
As a Monitoring Officer you’ll ensure compliance with all health and safety regulations, legal and statutory requirements and the council’s contract procedure rules and financial regulations.
Recognised for your knowledge and experience of monitoring contracts or programmes of work you’ll interact closely with schools and other stakeholders to ensure that key performance indicators, including a high quality school meals provision are delivered.
Crucially, you will share your experience of monitoring budgets, raising invoices and ensuring prompt payments.
What you’ll need
To join us, you’ll need to either have a relevant professional level 4 qualification or equivalent. Relevant experience of a contract monitoring role in operational facilities management, ideally within a school or learning environment is desirable but not essential.
You will certainly bring to the role your ability to work on your own initiative with flexibility and adaptability as well as being an excellent team player and capable of working with others collaboratively. A skilled analyst you’ll have a developed a methodical approach to the preparation of documentation, data and reports.
A lot to look forward to
Here at Barnsley, we live and work by four important values: honesty, teamwork, excellent service, and taking pride in what we do. As part of our team, you can be sure we’ll do all we can to support you in being truly excellent. You see, we prioritise learning and enabling you to achieve your potential. So we’ve created a development process that lets you grow in the way that suits you - whether that’s training to be a leader, or learning flexibly online. That’s one of the reasons why we achieved IIP Gold, and why you’ll find your career here inspiring and rewarding.
Please use the documents below to help support you with your application form.
Job Profile: Monitoring Officer Job Profile.pdf
Vacancy Exposure Profile :Exposure Profile.pdf
Please ensure you view the job profile for this role, as you will need to demonstrate in your application form how you meet the required criteria.
Barnsley Council is passionate about Equal Opportunities and Flexible Working. We're committed to equality and diversity in all aspects of our work and welcome candidates with a broad diversity of talent. We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Click here for more information.
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