Project Support Officer - PFI
|Salary:||£11,091 to £12,245|
|Location:||Hamilton Education Building|
18 hours per week
Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference
Project Support Officer
Part Time Position, Permanent Post
We have an exciting opportunity for a Project Support Officer to join the Wirral Schools' PFI Team. The role sits within the PFI function of Wirral Council and manages all aspects of the Wirral Schools' Private Finance Initiative Scheme on a day to day basis. The PFI Team ensures that the contractual requirements placed on all parties are met, by having a thorough understanding of the PFI Project Agreement and its various Deeds of Amendment. The work of the PFI Team supports the priority to 'Ensure Vulnerable children reach their full potential'. The successful candidate will provide effective and efficient administration, project and finance support to Private Finance Initiatives (PFI). Key responsibilities will include:
- To support project leads in monitoring
the project's financial aspects, liaising with finance as required including
recharging, coding and payment of invoices/journal transfers.
- To support managers and officers in
responding to requests for reports and information up to Director level.
- To provide organisational and
business support to relevant boards, forums, groups, meetings and functions.
- Be a point of contact within the
service for stakeholders within and outside of the Council.
- Issuing, monitoring and confirming orders in line with procurement guidelines.
We are looking for someone who has excellent customer service skills, has a thorough working knowledge and practical application of Microsoft Office and can manage financial systems/procedures such as, budget preparation, monitoring and control of accounts. Furthermore you will have administration experience including taking notes and minutes at meetings, prioritising work requests, diary management and working to deadlines. Above all you will be self-motivated, possess an enthusiastic and flexible attitude and have excellent communication skills.
Interviews are expected to commence in early November 2020.
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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
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|Contact Name:||Mary Johns|
|Telephone:||0151 606 2032|