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DABS Finance and Monitoring Officer

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
28/11/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 11/12/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade 7 £22,911 to £26,317
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
193840
Employment Location:
Salvus House, Aykley Heads
Post Number:
REAL19-339

Job details 

Closing date:
11 Dec


Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

Post is fixed term for 3 years.

Business Durham is seeking an experienced Monitoring Officer to provide financial and monitoring support for the Durham Ambitious Business Starts (DABS) project. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programme, Durham Ambitious Business Starts is a new programme to encourage more high quality start-ups in County Durham, and to support new start businesses during the critical first 12 months of trading.

This exciting new project is being led by Business Durham, working with procured delivery organisations to test new, innovative approaches to supporting businesses to start-up and raising the profile of business start-up support in County Durham.

The role of the post will be to set up and maintain monitoring and financial record-keeping systems for the DABS project, contributing to the efficient and effective management of the project. Key elements of the role will involve close liaison with procured delivery organisations, preparing quarterly grant claims, and leading on compliance with European funding requirements.

The successful candidate will have substantial experience of administration and financial systems, together with proven planning and organisational skills. Ideally candidates will also have experience of establishing monitoring and record-keeping systems, and preparing European grant claims or claims for similar grant-funding regimes. Awareness of the business support landscape in the North East LEP area would also be an advantage.

This post is part funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programme. NB Confirmation of appointment to the post will be subject to ERDF funding approval, expected shortly.

Part of Durham County Council, Business Durham is the economic development arm of Durham County Council and its mission is to enable growth, create jobs and improve lives in County Durham.

Interviews are scheduled to be held week commencing 6 January 2020.

For further details, please contact Sarah Slaven, Operations Director on 03000 261258 / 07500 785618 or via email at sarah.slaven@durham.gov.uk

As a disability confident employer, we are committed to employing disabled people and people with health conditions making reasonable adjustments to support disabled applicants when required.

PLEASE NOTE THAT ALL COMMUNICATION REGARDING YOUR APPLICATION FOR THIS POST WILL BE SENT TO THE EMAIL ADDRESS THAT YOU HAVE REGISTERED WITH NORTH EAST JOBS, INCLUDING YOUR INVITE TO INTERVIEW IF YOU ARE SHORTLISTED. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL AFTER THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOTIFICATION FROM DONOTREPLY@NORTHEASTJOBS.ORG.UK AS YOU WILL NOT BE NOTIFIED BY ANY OTHER MEANS. PLEASE ENSURE YOU CHECK YOUR JUNK MAIL.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short-listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services on 03000 268153/264223 or email PESREAL@durham.gov.uk

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