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Project Officer (Property Team)

Vacancy Summary
West Berkshire Council
From £42,403 to £50,512 per annum (Grade K)
Council Offices, Market Street, Newbury
Working Pattern:
Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
28/06/2024 at 23:59
Vacancy Description

Are you a highly motivated and organised individual with a passion for construction project management? Do you thrive in a fast-paced and dynamic work environment? If so, West Berkshire Council has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Finance and Property Service as a Project Officer, reporting to the Capital Projects Delivery Manager.

As a Project Officer, you will play a key role in the successful delivery of capital projects across West Berkshire. You will be responsible for providing comprehensive project management, including project planning, monitoring and reporting, financial management, and stakeholder engagement. Your excellent communication and interpersonal skills will be essential in building effective relationships with internal and external partners to ensure the smooth progress of projects.

To excel in this role, you should have:

  • Proven experience in construction project management, ideally within a public sector or local government setting
  • Strong organisational skills, with the ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail and analytical abilities
  • Proficiency in using project management tools and software
  • A collaborative and proactive approach, with the ability to work effectively as part of a team

West Berkshire Council offer excellent employment benefits such as:

  • Flexible working wherever possible between the hours of 07.00-19.00
  • Hybrid working wherever possible working 40% in the office
  • Access to a wide range of training and development opportunities 
  • Generous Local Government pension scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • A range of local discounts
  • Wellbeing Programme including Employee Assistance Programme and employee benefits
  • You will also be entitled to a generous annual leave entitlement starting at 29 days  per annum (plus public holidays) Rising by an additional 5 days after 5 years’ service.

Please note that the closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment. 

To learn more about the role, please contact Greg Bowman-York, Capital Projects Delivery Manager, on 01635 519359 or email Greg.BowmanYork@westberks.gov.uk for an informal discussion.

Join us at West Berkshire Council and contribute to making a positive impact on the lives of our local community.

West Berkshire Council is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all suitably qualified individuals.

Equal Opportunities

The Council supports Equal Opportunity of employment, and positively encourages applications from people who fall within any of the nine protected characteristics under the Equality Act 2010.

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