UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL LANCASHIRE

Project Officer

Location
Preston, United Kingdom
Salary
Grade: G (£30,395-£35,211)
Posted
Friday, 16 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 26 August 2019
Ref
REQ004488
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 26/08/2019
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: G (£30,395-£35,211)
Job category/type Professional Services
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Job description

The University is looking at appoint an experienced Project Officer to support the delivery of the Upskilling Lancashire multi partner project funded by the European Social Fund. The successful applicant will work closely with the delivery teams to ensure timely, efficient and accurate project compliance in line with the funder regulations.

The Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance across all aspects of the project. This will include monitoring and approving expenditure, to ensure financial ESF compliance, work closely with external partners and managing the ESF financial claims process and associated systems.  The post will work closely with the delivery teams to ensure comprehensive and robust audit trails are in place.

Experience of working on a European Social Funded Project will be essential for the successful applicant as well as the ability to work to external deadlines.  Education to degree level or equivalent is essential supported by attention to detail, project management skills and experience co-ordinating multi partner projects. The successful applicant will have experience of working with office systems, practices and procedures along with good oral and written communication skills.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston and is part funded by the European Social Fund.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston.

School/Service: Research Services

Hours: Full Time (36.25 hours per week - 1.0 FTE)

Basis: Fixed term contract until 30 September 2020

Interview Date: To be confirmed

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