Graduate Project Officer (Enablement Service)

Graduate Project Officer (Enablement Service)

Salary: £16,781 – £17,772 per annum

Location: Bosworth House, Princess Road West, Leicester LE1 6TH

Full Time (37 hrs/wk), Fixed Term for 9 months – Graduate Opportunity

As part of the City Council’s drive to provide graduates with more opportunities to experience work and develop career paths we are pleased to offer an exciting and challenging Graduate Project Officer role within the Enablement Service.

The Enablement Service within our Adult Social Care & Commissioning Division focusses on enabling service users to be independent and reaching their optimum level in the community. The service was established in April 2016 and in order to be self-sustaining, successful and deliver savings we have a clear strategy to achieve an ‘Invest to Save’ model, being clear on the appropriate inputs, processes and outputs.

You will help support project work, researching past performance, creating a projection tool to predict future benefits, developing service capability to deliver cash efficiencies. You will help develop an improvement plan, setting targets to measure achievement, analyse any underperformance in terms of volumes of activity, outcomes, duration of benefits, etc.

The project will be cross-cutting over all enablement services and will provide you with the opportunity to experience working in Local Government within a project management environment, developing your business analytical, data analysis and mapping skills.

Requirements of the post include:

-Must have graduated in the last 18 months (or due to graduate this summer) with a 2:2 degree or above, preferably in a relevant subject (e.g. Business Studies/Management, Economics, Finance or Risk Management);

-Experience of and ability to produce professional written reports;

-Proficient in standard Microsoft Office packages including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

-Experience of undertaking research;

-Good analytical and numeracy skills with the ability to summarise and present statistical information.


For an informal discussion please contact Mary McCausland (Head of Service) on 0116 454 5421 or Jasvinder Obhi (Team Leader) on 0116 454 2308.

Required to start as soon as possible.

Please ensure you provide an email address as this is our method of contact.

Closing Date: 26 June 2017

Post Number: R5645/0617KP

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