StreetScene Project Officer

East Devon District Council

East Devon (flexible, including hybrid working)
£33,945 - £40,221 pa

Paid • Full Time • Permanent

Closing date: Sunday, 7th July 2024  

About the role

The StreetScene team are responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the public realm within the district of East Devon – covering everything from sports pitches to ornamental gardens, public toilets to street bins, beach huts to allotments in stunning surroundings. We are looking for an experienced outcome focused project officer to join our multi-disciplinary team. The role will require project management of multiple business critical projects from concept to completion in a number of key service areas, including our ongoing depot review, asset refurbishment, fleet decarbonisation and digital transformation projects. You will be responsible for planning milestones, engaging stakeholders, obtaining resources, monitoring budgets, maintaining records and communicating progress as well as supporting the embedding of outcomes across the service.

About you

As a professional, experienced project officer, you will be methodical and organised and able to plan your busy workload to meet conflicting deadlines. You will be competent in the use of Microsoft Office including MSProject and capable of learning other IT applications. You will be adept at communicating with people at all levels, and able to build rapport and credibility quickly. If you have a passion for delivering a professional high level of service, the skills to enhance systems and processes and the experience to build and maintain excellent working relations we would be delighted to hear from you. An accredited project manager qualification is essential, along with relevant industry experience. Travel throughout the district is required so a valid driving license and own transport is essential subject to any adjustments in accordance with the Equality Act.

About us

Our recent Local Government Association Peer Challenge highlighted that ‘EDDC is a great place to work, with engaged staff and members’ and that’s certainly true! You will be part of a Gold Investors in People (IiP) organisation which works together with local people to create great value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment in which people want to live, work, visit and enjoy now, and for future generations. And with our wide range of health and wellbeing benefits, our highly flexible and collaborative hybrid Worksmart working arrangements as well as our commitment to continuous learning and development, you can be confident of joining a dedicated community of colleagues who are Happy, Healthy and Here.

For more about working for East Devon District Council, visit our website here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Julia Woodbridge, StreetScene Operations Manager on 07709 720714 or email [email protected] 

Closing date: 7 July 2024 at midnight.

Interviews will be held during week commencing 15 July 2024.

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