The Greater Brighton Economic Board is seeking an skilled Programme Support Officer to work with the Greater Brighton Business Managers in delivering a number of projects and initiatives, including the Greater Brighton Five Year Strategic Priorities, the Sustainable Recovery Plan, Digital Action Plan, Energy and Water Plans, the annual work plan and the Investment Programme.
About the role
You will engage with senior representatives from central, regional and local government, council Members and officers, private and public sector CEO's and MD's and with a range of agencies, partners and stakeholders from across the Greater Brighton area. The role requires someone with sound administrative skills and experience of working in a busy project management environment.
You will need to exercise tact and discretion and be comfortable working as part of a team in an evolving and dynamic environment with changing and conflicting deadlines. You must possess good verbal and written communication skills, have excellent ICT skills, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external partners.
Please see attachments for more info on the Greater Brighton Economic Board and the current projects and plans in place and coming up.
Fixed term for: Until May 2023
Deadline for applications is midnight 2nd Dec
Interview date: TBC
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A competitive salary
Career average pension scheme
An opportunity to enhance your knowledge and skills
A range of other staff benefits
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Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.
Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.
From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, LGB, female or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.
As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.