CDGF Finance and Monitoring Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
07/02/2019
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 20/02/2019 23:59
Salary:
Grade 7 £22,401 - £25,463 (£22,911 - £26,317 wef 1.4.19)
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Other
Vacancy ID:
183873
Employment Location:
Salvus House, Aykley Heads, Durham
Post Number:
REAL19-17B
Closing date:
20 Feb
Further Information

Fixed Term for 3 Years.

Business Durham is seeking an experienced Monitoring Officer to provide financial and monitoring support for the County Durham Growth Fund. Funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) as part of the 2014-2020 European Structural and Investment Fund Programme, the County Durham Growth Fund is a new grant programme for SMEs in County Durham for capital investment projects to stimulate and enable sustainable business growth.

This exciting new project is being delivered by Business Durham in partnership with BE Group.

The role of the post will be to set up and maintain monitoring and financial record-keeping systems for the County Durham Growth Fund., contributing to the efficient and effective management of the project. Key elements of the role will involve coordinating information supplied by the delivery partner, BE Group, 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.

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

Interviews are scheduled to be held on Tuesday 5th March 2019.

For further information regarding the post, please contact Sarah Slaven, Operations Director, on 03000 261258 or via email at sarah.slaven@durham.gov.uk

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 HR Operations & Data Team on 03000 268153/264223 or email hrREAL@durham.gov.uk

Please note
This job is closed for applications.