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Project Performance Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
29/03/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/04/2021 23:59
Salary:
£27,741 - £30,451
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Finance / Benefits / Revenues / Procurement
Vacancy ID:
205537
Employment Location:
Cavendish House, Teesdale Business Park, Stockton-on-Tees, Tees Valley, TS17 6QY
Number of posts:
2
Closing date:
18 Apr
Further Information

PROJECT PERFORMANCE OFFICER
Tees Valley Combined Authority
Location: Stockton-on-Tees

Tees Valley is where five distinct boroughs come together to make one exceptional destination in which to invest, live, work and visit.

The Tees Valley Combined Authority has made huge progress since its creation over two years ago, taking on devolved responsibilities from Government for transport, infrastructure, skills, business investment, and developing local collaborations on culture, tourism and housing.

These powers are backed up by substantial funding, a ten-year plan (approved in 2019) outlines how £588million worth of spending will support the creation of 16,785 jobs and an additional £1.48billion to the area’s economic output.

The investment plan, which supports the delivery of the Combined Authority’s Strategic Economic Plan was first launched in 2017 and includes £20million for a major transformational project in each of the five local authority boroughs, and an indigenous Growth Fund of £50million to improve and revitalise towns and communities.

We’re proud of our historical impact across the globe – from celebrated explorers and introducing the first passenger railway to providing the steel that built the modern world.
That legacy lives on today in the area’s rail and engineering industries, our deep-sea port and advanced manufacturing heart. Tees Valley is also a dynamic business location for digital and creative technologies, and a leading destination for process industry and new energy companies.

We love our diverse region, the five boroughs and their unique strengths that make Tees Valley greater than the sum of its parts, where the industrial skyline impressively frames rolling green landscapes and beautiful coastlines. A place of cultural and economic growth.

The Tees Valley Combined Authority are looking for a Project Performance Officer to join our busy team monitoring the delivery and performance of projects within the ten-year investment plan and other devolved funding programmes from Government.

The key purpose of this role is to develop and administer monitoring processes to meet the requirements agreed with Government, compare the performance of projects against their agreed targets (finance, outputs, key dates) and obtain realistic forecasts for future activity. The role will work independently with a wide range of partners from all sectors and disciplines. Effective communication skills, an eye for detail and the ability to challenge project information are required.

Whilst experience of working with public funding would be an advantage, we welcome applications from people with transferable skills that align with the essential criteria in the Person Specification.

For more information, visit www.teesvalley-ca.gov.uk/jobs.

For detailed information on this role, please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification.

To have an informal discussion on the role please contact either:
Kelly Neal at kelly.neal@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk or
Jacqui Gregory at jacqui.gregory@teesvalley-ca.gov.uk

Please note, you should hear from us within four weeks of the closing date if you are shortlisted for interview, otherwise you should assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

Please note
This job is closed for applications.