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Waverley Court 4 East Market Street, EH8 8BG
£22,956 - £26,919 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
36 hours per week
Work From Home:

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Job Description


Housing Property Project Officer - Fixed term contract for 12 months
Waverley Court

Salary: £22,956 - £26,919
Hours: 36 per week

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Housing Service on a temporary 12 Month contract as a Housing Property Project Officer. The successful candidates will play a key role in the Fire Strategy team, working with senior officers to further develop and implement the Fire Management System, researching and making recommendations to implement service improvements and providing support to the Fire Strategy Manager. You will be expected to develop expertise at the relevant level, empowering you to advise colleagues and external professionals on a variety of Fire Management related responses. You will develop report writing, analytical and presentation skills and will be a valued member of the team.

Attention to detail is a must for this role and we are aware that the successful candidates will require development so an aptitude and keenness to learn new skills will be a benefit to candidates. Proficient skills in Microsoft Office packages are essential and a knowledge of Northgate would be helpful but training on this will be included in the induction process. Prince 2 Foundation qualification or knowledge of will be an advantage.

We are seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to undertake this challenging but highly rewarding role. The successful candidate must have significant experience in written communications, multi-tasking and managing conflicting priorities whilst still achieving desired deadlines. In addition, the post holder will be required to work with a diverse range of people and organisations including senior colleagues across the Council, elected members, citizens, community councils, business communities and contractors.

We're committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits that a diverse workforce with different values, beliefs, experience, and backgrounds brings to us as an organisation.

Our salary range typically reflects the initial starting salary and annually increases until it reaches the top of the range.  For roles in grade 5 or above, annual increments in our contribution zones are dependent on achieving agreed performance goals.

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