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Senior Project Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/819/11066
  • Published: Tue 10/11/2020, 8:54 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/11/2020, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £31,273 - £34,519 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Woking

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Senior Project Officer

Would you like the exciting opportunity to make a difference to the lives of families and young people in Surrey?  If so why not join our Performance and Intelligence team as a Senior Project Officer. The Projects Team is looking to recruit 1 project support officer on a secondment basis to support the delivery of the new Early Years and Education System ( EYES) and to support project and coordinate related activities across the programme.

Reporting to the Project manager you will provide a visible project support across EYES project, planning, scheduling and delivering projects that support the delivery of effective services for children and families. You will show ability (and demonstrable experience) supporting stakeholders across the project with a proactive approach to their work. The role will require organising people, tasks and resources to bring about a successful delivery of the project. Key will be an attention to detail and the ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines. 

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • Strong project support skills, and focus are needed for this role. 
  • Experience of working within project environments
  • Experience in the effective support of project planning, implementation in a local government or similar setting
  • Ability to provide excellent customer service
  • Educated to 'A' level standard or equivalent experience
  • The successful candidate will also be able to demonstrate excellent IT skills, including knowledge of  MS Teams, Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
  • Confident use of share-point sites to support the project documentation.
  • while demonstrating an understanding of confidentiality.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description.

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Surrey County Council is committed to the development of its workforce and as such this role is only available to applicants who already work for Surrey County Council. We thank you for your interest in Surrey County Council and would encourage you to review our current vacancies which are available to all.

This is a 12 month secondment contract.

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For an informal discussion contact Andre de Segrais by e-mail at

We look forward to receiving your application. 

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on Monday 23rd November 2020.

Interviews will take place virtually during week commencing 30th November 2020.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.  We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

An enhanced DBS ‘Disclosure and Barring Service’ check for regulated activity (formerly known as CRB) and the Children’s and Adults’ Barred List checks will be required for this role.

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