Graduate Project Officer (Development Team – Regeneration)

Location: City Hall

Fixed Term, Full Time 18 Months

We are looking to appoint enthusiastic and motivated graduates to deliver key regeneration schemes across Leicester city working in a dynamic environment

As part of the Council’s drive to provide graduates with more opportunities to experience work, and develop career paths we are pleased to offer exciting and challenging Graduate Project Officer roles in the Development Team, working in a team of predominantly Planners and Surveyors. The team has a strong proven track record in recruiting and mentoring graduates and appropriate support will be provided for you to develop your skills.

The team delivers multi-million pound physical urban regeneration projects in the city of Leicester in line with Leicester City Council’s Economic Action Plan and the council’s other key strategy documents.

Successful applicants will have the opportunity to gain skills in areas such as the built environment and development, physical regeneration, planning, project management, funding, finance, legal, G.I.S, comms, environment, highways, procurement, inward investment and economic development amongst others. You will gain a wide range of transferable skills working across various departments and external organisations, in a large-scale multi-disciplinary environment.

You will both assist senior members of staff in project delivery as well as take on your own projects, as your skills develop. Beyond this role/contract it is anticipated that there will soon be career-grade positions in place that could potentially offer future long-term development and logical career progression opportunities for the right candidates, subject to funding.


Requirements of the Post


For an informal discussion about the roles please contact Claire Gooch, Senior Development Manager on 0116 454 2902.

Closing date for applications: 26th September 2018

Interview dates: Monday 8th October and Tuesday 9th October 2018

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