Economy Projects Officer - Town Centre

Posted 19 July 2022
Salary £15.65 - £18.00 per hour + DEO
LocationIpswich
Job type Temporary
DisciplineProfessional & Technical
ReferenceECONO50406_1658232017
ContactAggie Skibniewska

Job description

Opus People Solutions on behalf of Babergh and Mid Suffolk Councils are recruiting for an Economic Projects Officer for Town Centres to join their team on temporary basis asap until May 2023.

This role offers remote working .You must have access to transport or have a valid driving licence you can use pool cars to get to some of the town centres as necessary.
This is a part-time position - 22.5 hours per week.

Overall purpose of t he role:

This is new role is intended to support the emerging Economic Recovery priorities of the Council. The role will report to the Town Centre Vision Coordinator and will deliver a range of projects within the Economy and Regeneration Service. The role will also be outward facing, working with a range of stakeholders and businesses to deliver key projects across both the Councils.

You will be part of a busy team, responsible for delivering the joint Authorities growth agenda as set out in the published Babergh and Mid Suffolk Economic Recovery Strategy through supporting and maximising the economic potential of the districts.

The role will work closely with partners and stakeholders including the public and private sector to support key projects within the towns of Sudbury, Hadleigh, Stowmarket, Eye and Needham Market to support the district councils aims to generate sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

About the role


The Economy Projects Officer role, which is intended to support the emerging Economic Recovery priorities of the Council. The role will report to the Town Centre Vision Coordinator and will deliver a range of projects within the Economy and Regeneration Service. The role will also be outward facing, working with a range of stakeholders and businesses to deliver key projects across both the Councils.
You will be part of a busy team, responsible for delivering the joint Authorities growth agenda as set out in the published Babergh and Mid Suffolk Economic Recovery Strategy through supporting and maximising the economic potential of the districts.


The role will work closely with partners and stakeholders including the public and private sector to support key projects within the towns of Sudbury, Hadleigh, Stowmarket, Eye and Needham Market to support the district councils aims to generate sustainable and inclusive economic growth.

Experience:

  • A relevant qualification at NVQ4/degree plus extended relevant post qualification experience in specialist area, or equivalent knowledge gained from experience.
  • Experience of project and programme management processes.
  • Experience of working with businesses of all sizes.
  • Experience in a local government organisation desirable.
  • An ability to work with a wide range of partners, consultants and key stakeholders.
  • Evidence of working with funders and securing funding for projects.
  • Experience of budget management.
  • Experience of managing risk.