Project Officer (Business & Skills)

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Ref no: ABC02644
Closes: Sunday, 11th December 2016
Published: Monday, 21st November 2016
Location: Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen
Salary: £30,784 - £35,228 per year
Hours: 37.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Aberdeen City Council
Category: Economic Development
Sub-category: Project Officer

Job Description

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Location: Marischal College
Duration: Permanent, Hours: Full Time, 37 hours per week

Job Purpose

Working in the Economic Development Team within Aberdeen City Council, the Project Officer will engage with businesses, intermediaries and agencies to attract and secure interest from potential investors, support the delivery of investment projects and contribute to the development of policy and strategy.  The role requires individuals to demonstrate a breadth of experience in opportunity identification, stakeholder management, project development and management, and contract management.  Investment or development experience would be advantageous.

Candidates who are shortlisted for interview will be required to deliver a presentation at the interview on the topic of:

“Describe the investment landscape and climate in Aberdeen and the opportunities and challenges for attracting inward investment in the current economic climate”.


The post holder needs to hold as a minimum:

Degree, or equivalent qualification in a relevant discipline.

In addition, a Project Management qualification/certificate is desirable.


The post holder is expected to demonstrate:

Proven experience in trans-national strategic European projects.

Proven experience in developing strategy and policy.

Proven experience in contract management and performance monitoring.

Proven experience of working in a project with multiple partners and stakeholders.

Proven experience of delivering presentations using a variety of methods and media ranging from small groups to large conferences.

The Individual

Please see Job Profile for further details

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