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Senior Contract Officer - DurhamWorks

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Contract Type:
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Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
26/01/2021 23:59
Grade 10 £31,346 - £34,728
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Closing date:
26 Jan

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Children and Young People's Services
Temporary until December 2021
Senior Contract Officer - DurhamWorks
Grade 10 £31,346 - £34,728

We are looking to recruit an experienced Contract Officer to work as part of the DurhamWorks team in County Durham.

DurhamWorks is a programme for young people aged 16-24 living in County Durham who are not in education, employment or training. We are a partnership programme, led by Durham County Council with a number of organisations who work together to support young people and help them create their futures.

The post holder will be an experienced Contract Officer who will play a key role in the efficient and effective delivery of programmes which seek to support young people/adults to improve their education and skills and move into employment, training or further education. The Senior Contract Officer will establish positive working relationships with a wide range of partners, contractors and stakeholders and DCC internal teams. The post holder will provide line management to a small team of three Contract Officers, will manage a small portfolio of contracts with Delivery partners and subcontractors and will take the lead on thematic activities such as Procurement and Safeguarding.

The successful candidate will have experience of team leadership or staff supervision, contract management and management of externally funded programmes and will have a proven track record of working with partners to effect change.

For further information about this post please contact Melanie Horner, email: Melanie.Horner@durham.gov.uk or tel: 03000 266183.

It is expected interviews will take place week commencing 1st February 2021.

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.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact the Payroll & Employee Services Team on Telephone: 03000 267247 (24hr answerphone). Email: PESCYPS@durham.gov.uk

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

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 short-listed. 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.

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