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Investment Programme Funding Coordinator

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/08/2020 23:59
£28,785 - £32,029 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Regeneration/ Economic Development
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
North East
Post Number:

Job details 

Closing date:
31 Aug

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Further information

Fixed term to 31 December 2022 (funded through ERDF project)

This is an exciting opportunity for you to play your part in shaping the future of the North of Tyne economy. The North of Tyne Combined Authority is a ground-breaking organisation, with the transfer of unprecedented new powers from Government to the North of Tyne. We will make an ambitious contribution to the lives of local people, with a clear priority to help the communities we serve to fulfil their true potential – in all aspects of life.

The North of Tyne Combined Authority will be managing and allocating an Investment Fund of £600m for the next 30 years, in a range of economic development projects.

In addition, we will also be responsible for delivery of European Regional Development funding (ERDF) through our North of Tyne Growth Fund. This is an exciting time and we are looking for an exceptional individual with strong project management skills to support the delivery of this activity in line with the requirements of funding.

The role is suitable for a someone with a background in economic development. We are looking for a dynamic self-starter with excellent team working skills and an ability to work within a fast-paced environment with multiple stakeholders. Experience in delivering European funded projects and/or programmes will prove advantageous although not essential.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we would love to hear from you.

At North of Tyne Combined Authority, we don’t just accept difference, we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our team, our mission, and our residents. We are proud to embrace diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

To arrange an informal discussion please email Chrisi Page on: chrisi.page@northoftyne-ca.gov.uk

To apply please click on the apply now button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: Midnight, Monday 31 August 2020

Interviews will be held at a convenient time shortly after this date. Subject to government restrictions interviews may be held via video conference.

This post is part funded by the England European Regional Development Fund as part of the European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme 2014-2020. The Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is the Managing Authority for European Regional Development Fund. Established by the European Union, the European Regional Development Fund helps local areas stimulate their economic development by investing in projects which will support innovation, businesses, create jobs and local community regenerations. For more information visit https://www.gov.uk/european-growth-funding.

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