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Contract Management Support Officer

Job Title: Contract Management Support Officer

Salary: £21,931 - £23,968 pro rata

Job details: Part time 21 hours per week, permanent

Closing date: 31 January 2019

Three Rivers District Council have an opportunity for a Building Control Contract Management Support Officer to join a growing team.

Since the beginning of 2018, Three Rivers District Council have been providing the building control statutory function on behalf of seven Hertfordshire local authorities. This function is known as LA1 and our services have supported Hertfordshire Building Control (HBC) to revolutionise the delivery of Building Control services in Hertfordshire.

The role sits within the vibrant Development Management team in a Local Authority which prides itself in developing and supporting staff.

Reporting to the Contract Manager, we are looking for an enthusiastic candidate who will play a key role in providing an efficient service. This will include the audit of building control processes, the production of statutory building control notices, management of invoicing, and in the contract and performance management assistance of HBC.

Skills and Experience:

Previous experience in this area is not essential. The ideal candidate will demonstrate strong verbal and written skills with excellent attention to detail. The candidate must be able to demonstrate their ability and initiative to handle a diverse and competing workload, and work to tight deadlines. Excellent interpersonal skills will be necessary as the position will involve liaising and negotiating with a range of stakeholders including the public, external agents and organisations, Council Members and other Council departments.

We are offering a permanent, part-time opportunity within the LA1 function. The post offers an ideal opportunity to learn about the role of building control, and provides a platform to gain experience in contract management with a supplier. No previous building control experience is required but an interest in the built environment would be advantageous. This role may lead to future opportunities to develop a career in Building Control or Contract Management.

What we offer:

We offer a competitive package which includes up to 28 days annual leave (pro rata, increasing to 30 days pro rata with 5 years’ service), Local Government Pension Scheme, free staff parking, leisure and travel discounts and consideration will be given to paid professional membership subscription plus development and training opportunities.

Need more information:

For an informal discussion contact Joanna Hewitson (Building Control Contract Manager) via 01923 776611

How to apply:-

An application pack for this position can be downloaded from the panel to the right of this advert.

Completed applications should be emailed to the Shared HR Service for Watford Borough and Three Rivers District Council jobs@watford.gov.ukor returned to Human Resources at Watford Town Hall.

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A Disclosure Scotland check/ DBS enhanced check will be carried out for this post

Please note, due to the volume of applications we receive, we are unable to inform all applicants as to whether or not they have been shortlisted. Therefore, if you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume your application has been unsuccessful.