Job vacancy: Project Officer ESF Pathways (Sheffield City Council)

  • Salary: Grade 6 (£26,511 – £30,451)
  • Location: Sheffield
  • Contract Type: Temporary until May 2022
  • Hours Per Week: 37
  • Service: People
  • Closing Date: 6 May 2021
  • Date Posted: 16 April 2021
  • Reference: 900964

This is a great opportunity to join the core project team that manages the European Social Fund (ESF) funded Pathways projects.

Opportunity Sheffield, Sheffield Council’s employment and skills service, is looking to recruit a temporary Project Officer to support our Accountable Body role in the management of 2 South Yorkshire-wide ESF funded projects. The position is temporary to May 2022.

The ESF Pathways projects support disadvantaged, vulnerable or potentially excluded young people and adults to move closer to and into employment.

The Project Officer plays a key role in project monitoring, the preparation of performance and other reports, checking and verification of evidence of eligibility and results and supporting project partners in their use of an online management information and project management system. You will be supporting project partners in the use of the ICONI management information and programme management system and will ensure compliance with standards manged through it. You will also be responsible for the creation of regular reports using data extracted from the system to support project management and claims for funding.

The post holder will need strong IT skills and great attention to detail, particularly in working with data, but must also be a good empathetic communicator who is committed to working with partners to help them achieve their goals and the projects to run smoothly. You will have experience monitoring performance and be committed to working in partnership to achieve the best outcomes for the people of South Yorkshire.

This post is partly funded through the European Social Fund (ESF) as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Programme 2014-2020.

We are committed to fairness and social justice and welcome applications from everyone. We value our diverse workforce and aim to work together to make the most of our differences. Under the Disability Confident Scheme, disabled applicants, who meet the essential criteria of this job, are guaranteed an interview.

Full-time employees work 37 hours for 52 weeks of the year and we offer a generous holiday entitlement. We are open to discussions about a wide range of flexible working opportunities, which benefit you and the Council.

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Project Officer ESF Pathways (sheffield.gov.uk)