Project Technical Support Officer

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Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 29th September 2019

Salary: £27905 - £30507

Total salary package*: £41598

Job Reference: LCC00722

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Working for leicester city council


Leicester. It’s a place, a city, but there’s also something much more here. We’re a family and a community. When we work together to design and build here, we deliver more than projects or programmes - we’re providing a valuable platform to connect people to the deep history and rich culture within Leicester.

We are now recruiting individuals who want to be a part of a brand new specialist team, that will work together to deliver the most interesting and unique projects across Leicester. This will be the start of a new chapter that will help shape the future of this great city.

We are looking for professionals from all sectors, who can bring their depth and experience to the team as we take Leicester City forward together.

Your role


As a confident Project Technical Support Officer, you'll be liaising with a range of interested parties and stakeholders in the development of effective projects and programmes including schools, contractors, frameworks, LEP, supply chain, LCC departments, strategic parties and third sector partners. You'll need to gather, validate, analyse and present data into a clear, meaningful, concise and customer friendly format. This will involve identifying and resolving discrepancies and undertaking regular customer liaison.

You'll have the opportunity to attend construction sites whilst monitoring the progress and compliance with the contract data as well as producing and providing regular management reports on the progress of the Capital Programme to the Project Director, Project Board, elected Members and Senior Officers. This will involve advising on the development and implementation of project and business management administrative procedures.

What you need


With the ability to identify financial forecasting & undertaking advanced financial reconciliation, you'll have experience of composing own correspondence and management reports whilst providing advice and support to senior managers. You'll be used to prioritising and organising work to set standards and clear objectives. You'll also need high level competency in data manipulation and analysis. Experience of working in construction/property related environment is also a must.

To apply


If the above sounds like you and you would like to join our exciting brand new team, then we would love to hear from you!

Please complete our online application form referring to the attached person specification for all the job requirements and ensure you tell us about your experience and knowledge, where this is being measured by application form.

Should you wish to attach your CV, please also ensure that this is tailored to reflect the job requirements which will give you the best possible chance of being shortlisted.

For an informal discussion, or further information regarding this job please contact Richard Sword by email to Richard.Sword@leicester.gov.uk or call 0116 454 1628

What we can offer you

As well as the satisfaction of helping to improve thousands of lives across Leicester, you can look forward to a work environment that encourages a healthy balance between you work life and your personal life. You’ll enjoy generous annual leave entitlement, membership of the excellent Local Government Pension Scheme and the option of flexible working. We’ll also give you the chance to develop your skills and expertise with a variety of training and development opportunities and career pathways. In addition, you can choose from a number of flexible benefits, including our fantastic salary sacrifice car scheme, big discounts at high-street outlets, childcare vouchers, discounts on city buses and trains, we may also be able help with relocation expenses if you are moving to the City, or need help with commuting costs.

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* Please note that the total package number includes pension contribution and full holiday entitlement, including bank holidays.

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