Posted on Jan 17, 2019 by Hays Specialist Recruitment Limited
Project Officer Job, Birmingham City Centre, Competitive Salary, Leading Local Authority
Your new company
Due to an internal service redesign, we are now looking to recruit a Project Officer to work in the heart of the city centre on a 12 - 18 month contract. Birmingham City Council is the largest single local authority in Europe offering a range of opportunities and regeneration. With Birmingham and the surrounding areas continuing to develop, the council pride itself to make life better for the millions of people who live and work in the city.
Your new role
As a Project Officer, you will be supporting the wider Programme team consisting of 4 Project Managers and 3 Business Analysts. You will be required to help create project plans whilst working closely with the programme team and creating and chasing action plans for the overall programme. In addition, you will support key work streams within varied projects and providing reports and updates to help coordinate relevant actions.
What you'll need to succeed
This role would be a great opportunity for an experienced Project Officer / Project Coordinator / Junior Project Manager to build towards becoming a Project Manager or Business Analyst. You will be PRINCE2 qualified or equivalent and have experience of supporting larger projects.
What you'll get in return
As part of Birmingham City Councils Big City Plan, by 2022, they will have hoped to have created an additional 50,000 jobs in the city and contributing over £2 billion to the economy each year. You will be helping to contribute to providing 65,000 square meters of new and improved public spaces and over 5,000 new homes and leisure facilities whilst valuing the city's heritage and cultural assets. This will all culminate in the 2022 Commonwealth Games bringing Birmingham once again to the world stage.
What you need to do now
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