The Employment and Skills Projects Officer is a varied role, working with partners across the Council, and externally to deliver projects that support our employment and skills objectives. This includes an externally funded project to promote higher level Apprenticeships and working with employers to understand their skills priorities. The successful candidate will manage a portfolio of projects that deliver both strategic and local economic development priorities. Through proactive and effective project management, they will ensure projects continue to meet strategic and local aims. They will need excellent stakeholder management skills and a good understanding of employment and skills policy and delivery.
The starting salary is £32,878 (Level One) rising to £34,788 (Level Two) on the first year anniversary, subject to satisfactory completion of a probation period (pro rata for part time workers).
There has never been a better time to join Nottingham City Council. Known for inclusivity and innovation, we have also won a host of Employee Benefits Awards, are a leading employer of Apprentices and we are continually working around the clock to deliver high quality services for Nottingham’s citizens, visitors and investors.
Our aspiration is to make Nottingham a Great City, but to do this we need to be a Great Council, provide Great Services and recruit and develop a Great Workforce.
Join an organisation that gives you extra – we will value your contributions, promote flexible and modern ways of working, will double your monthly pension contributions, offer a very generous 25-32 days holiday package each year (exclusive of public bank holidays and dependent on length of service) and give you the option to purchase up to 28 days additional holiday tax-free!
• Experience of planning and managing complex projects to time and on budget
• Knowledge and experience of employment and skills and the national and local policy framework
• Experience of writing precise, clear and stimulating reports and briefings
For more information, please view the Job Description and Person Specification
which are attached further down on this page.
For informal enquiries please contact Lizzi Holman, Economic Strategy Manager Tel:
07596 34 423 Email: Lizzi.Holman@nottinghamcity.gov.uk
Applicants should submit their CV and covering letter as one document
outlining how their current skills, knowledge and experience meets the essential criteria listed below. Applicants should remove any personal details from their CV and Covering Letter (including their name), as part of our commitment to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
Useful information for Applicants
Please ensure you read our Terms and Conditions information, which includes advice on pay, annual leave and hours of working, and our Total Rewards Package, which includes information on some of the great benefits when working for Nottingham City Council.
Nottingham City Council are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and we are striving to have a reflective workforce of the citizens we serve.As a result of our commitment to this agenda, we anonymise all applications to remove the risk of unconscious bias. The application process will capture your personal details (including your name) and these details will only be made visible to recruiting managers once the shortlisting stage has been completed.
We particularly welcome applicants from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities and applicants that consider themselves disabled as these groups are currently under represented within our workforce.
Nottingham City Council is open to conversations regarding flexible working options at the point of interview.
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