Corporate Property Programme Officer – Admin & Clerical

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Corporate Property Programme Officer – Admin & Clerical
Contract / Temporary

Bolton 0006 7FB1 / 1

Posted: 26th October 2022 10:58
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  • Pay Rate:

    £13.14 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Bolton,

    BL1 1RU

What's involved with this role:


Temporary Corporate Property Programme Officer Admin & Clerical

Reference no: Bolton 0006 7FB1 / 1

Pay Rate: £13.14 per hour PAYE

Hybrid working

Please note that the pay rate for this role is likely to be uplifted to reflect a higher than standard holiday allocation

The post-holder will be responsible for supporting all aspects of the successful delivery of projects or other time specific work assignments to defined time, cost and quality.


Key responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative programme and project management support across a full range of capital project initiatives required to deliver the councils annually approved capital programme.
  • Work closely with the client user group to understand their capital projects requirements to support service expansion or asset improvement.
  • Monitor to ensure client expectations are met and delivered on time and within budget.
  • Represent the client or council at regular design and project meetings that are either virtual or on site.
  • Complete cost benefit analysis and post project reviews on completed
  • Support the preparation of written briefings, reports and presentations for a range of internal and external audiences
  • Support the compilation, management and monitoring of relevant capital program budgets, using information and communication technology to manage and produce financial information
  • Audit the transfer process on new buildings, major refurbishment, demolition, to the facilities team ensuring all departments in the council, are setup with all the correct information
  • Collate all new New Project Request’s and issue New Project Requests numbers
  • Raise and manage Purchase Orders for the projects and ensure payments are made in line with project monitored budgets and in line with contract conditions.


“Specific Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Track record of supporting complex integrated projects which deliver tangible results for customers.
  • Knowledge of the definition of the project scope, impacts, costs, deliverables, and schedule. Perform cost / benefit analysis to prioritise scope / phasing of deliverables.
  • Understanding of project documentation, their maintenance, and their application to projects.
  • Knowledge of PRINCE II methodology or other recognised project management methodologies.


Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent project support skills and experience of being an effective member of project teams.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including verbal and written communication, and ability to relate to and work at all levels of the organisation.
  • Analytical skills and ability to interpret and communicate complex written and statistical information.
  • Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to use initiative and judgement when solutions are not obvious
  • Ability to develop new professional relationships
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving capability
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask
  • Strong IT skills particularly in the use of word processing, spreadsheets, databases, presentation software and the internet
  • Flexible and adaptable


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Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


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Job Ref: Bolton 0006 7FB1 / 1
Corporate Property Programme Officer – Admin & Clerical
Client Category: Local Authority

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