Town Clerk in Dorchester
Salary details: £55684 - £62779
Welcome Back Fund Programme Co-ordinator (Internal Applicants Only)
Fixed term until 31 March 2022 - 37 hours per week
£25,481 - £29,577
County Hall, Dorchester
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a short-term secondment to the Growth and Economic Regeneration Team, within the Place Directorate at Dorset Council. This opportunity is for internal applicants only.
The team are involved in project which supports local businesses, sector groups and help develop the local economy.
The secondment is fixed term until 31 March 2022 to work on the Welcome Back Fund. Dorset Council has been awarded over £0.55m for the Welcome Back Fund from HM Government and the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF).
What you will be doing
The Welcome Back Fund Programme Co-ordinator will be responsible for running this programme, which is to be completed by end March 2022. Activities of the post include:
The Welcome Back Fund Co-ordinator will also be the Council's main point of contact with Dorset Council's Contract Manager at the Department for Levelling Up, Housing and Communities.
This is a great opportunity to work on an interesting project and to gain knowledge of the Growth and Economic Regeneration team.
We are looking for an internal applicant who has, or is keen to develop, a broad knowledge of Dorset Council's services and who likes working with external partners. Additionally, you will undertake project development work on two projects to promote more vibrant town centre economies working with local Town Councils and Business Improvement Districts (BIDS).
Experience of project management and / or European programmes would be beneficial. As European finance is involved an ability to work on budgets and reports is also desirable.
This post is financed through the European Regional Development Fund.
This vacancy is being advertising internally in the first instance to employees of Dorset Council and agency or casual workers currently engaged by Dorset Council. Where it is not possible to appoint from the existing workforce, the vacancy may subsequently be released to external candidates.
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