Worcestershire County Council: Project Support Officers – Job Opportunity

Role: Project Support Officers
Recruiter: Worcestershire County Council
Location: Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary: £23,459 to £24,894
Closes: 10 February
Sector: Local Councils
Job Type: Administration / Clerical / Secretarial – inc PA, Project management
Contract Type: Temporary
Working Pattern: Standard
Hours: 35 hours PCW

Worcestershire County Council are looking for two Project Support Officers with numeracy skills, an eye for detail, experience of monitoring and administering publicly funded projects and an appreciation of the issues affecting public sector organisations/small and medium businesses.

The successful applicants will be the first point of contact for either the Public Sector Energy Efficiency Programme (PEEP) or the Low Carbon Opportunities Programme (LoCOP). You will be part of a small team working closely with contracted advisors and partner organisations to deliver these programmes for Worcestershire Public Sector organisations/local businesses. Both projects offer free advice and grant funding. PEEP aims to help public sector organisations cut carbon emissions and save money by supporting the improvement of energy efficiency and installation of renewable energy systems. LoCOP supports businesses innovating in the low carbon sector, as well as those wishing to install renewable energy systems.

As part of a supportive team, you will work alongside colleagues delivering other advice and grant funding programmes, as well as other sustainability work within the community and the County Council. The Sustainability Team is part of the Economy and Infrastructure Directorate.

The posts are fixed term until end of September 2022, (subject to further funding approval, the posts may be extended until June 2023). They are part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Worcestershire County Council operates a policy of flexible working and staff regularly work from home or an alternative work base, typically two days per week or 40% of their working hours.