Project Officer

Preston, United Kingdom
25 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Application closing date 15/07/2018
Location Preston Campus
Salary Grade: G (£29799 – 34520)
Job category/type Support
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.

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.

Please apply online; if you cannot apply online please contact Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quote the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

School/Service: Grants and Funding Unit

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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