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Programme Support Officer
  • Employer: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils
  • Reference: JTP/22/212844
  • Published: Mon 26/09/2022, 12:19 PM
  • Closing on: Tue 25/10/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £24,423 to £25,919 a year
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Eastbourne Borough and Lewes District Councils, East Sussex

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Programme Support Officer

Help us to transform how residents interact with Lewes and Eastbourne councils and how staff can make use of the best technology to provide key services, all while working from home.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an additional Programme Support Officer to support the councils on their transformation journey.

You will work across several varied projects within the council’s transformation programme, supporting Project Managers/Assistant Managers and Service Design colleagues as part of the Business Transformation Unit.  The transformation programme is delivering projects designed to make people’s experience of dealing with the councils quicker, easier, and better through using new and existing technology to enhance customer service.  The Programme Support Officer role will also work with a wide range of internal and external partners to help realise the councils’ transformation ambitions.

Key duties will include:

  • Maintaining and monitoring project plans
  • Organising, attending and participating in stakeholder meetings
  • Preparing for project meetings
  • Managing project resource
  • Assessing project risks and issues where applicable
  • Documenting and progressing actions and decisions
  • Ensuring project deadlines are met


In return, you will have the opportunity to grow and develop your skills as part of a supportive team, working across Lewes and Eastbourne councils.

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance.  A laptop will be supplied.  You will benefit from 25 days annual leave , rising to 29 days after 5 years’ continual service, and a generous local government salary related pension.

The job advert closes at 12noon Tuesday 25th October 2022.

Interviews will take place on 3rd/4th November 2022.