St.ART Project Officer

Location Ballymena, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary £15.30 - £15.50 per hour
Published 9 months ago
Start Date asap
Contact Carla McCamley
Job Ref BA 000575_1543923242

Job Description

Our public sector client in the Ballymena are looking to recruit a ST.Art Project Officer to join their team on a month to month basis.


Support the Investment & Funding Unit in implementing a strategic approach to the delivery of the Borough's Street Art (St.ART) PEACE IV project.

Lead the development and implementation of the approved project, ensuring effective and efficient delivery.

Ensure compliance with all financial and non-financial regulations as required by Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB).


  • Assist with delivering the Council's PEACE IV Local Action Plan, especially in relation to the civic events programme; including effective co-ordination, planning, marketing and administration; and to undertake any research necessary for events under the direction of senior officers.
  • Take direct responsibility for the development, management and implementation of the St.ART PEACE IV project, as follows:
  1. Assist in the development and delivery of a detailed overall plan for the implementation of the project throughout the Council area.Establish and implement arrangements for the delivery of the project, including arranging regular meetings to provide progress updates
  2. Establish and chair effective relationships with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective delivery of the project; including the management of a St.ART project working group.
  3. Initiate and implement an effective marketing campaign (to include social media) for the development of the 'Performance Collective', in conjunction with other stakeholders.
  4. In conjunction with the Investment & Funding Delivery Manager and the St.ART working group, develop and implement an appropriate selection process for residents to be recruited onto the 'Performance Collective'.
  5. Oversee the procurement of all goods and services required as part of project implementation, in line with Council and SEUPB requirements.
  6. Oversee and ensure compliance with all finance and governance operating systems and structures in line with Council and SEUPB requirements.
  7. Assist the Finance Manager to monitor project spend and performance against targets and to compile project expenditure claims and upload these onto SEUPB approved Electronic Management System (EMS).
  8. Ensure that effective and efficient finance, governance records and information procedures are put in place and maintained in order to fulfil the reporting obligations of Council and SEUPB
  9. Provide financial and non-financial monitoring and evaluation reports to Council and SEUPB on a timely basis.

  • Act as the key communication channel in relation to all aspects of project management and governance.
  • Take direct responsibility for the development and delivery of all marketing and promotional initiatives for all aspects of the project, in conjunction with the Council's Communications Team.
  • Draft all project communications, utilising a variety of methods to ensure adequate participation and publicity of the project, organising events as necessary.
  • Provide information to assist in the development of newsletters and annual reports.
  • Prepare reports as requested by Council, Working Groups and Sub-committees and attend meetings as and when required.
  • Ensure adherence to all Council and SEUPB publicity requirements.
  • Build effective networks with key organisations.
  • Ensure probity throughout all aspects of Project Management.
  • Ensure adequate and appropriate record keeping, ensuring relevant databases are updated on a regular basis.
  • Attend public, community and other group meetings/events as required, giving advice and support and promoting awareness of the St.ART project.

Essential Criteria:

  • Have a third Level qualification in a related discipline, for example Business, Media, Marketing, Community Development, Events Management
  • Be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples that they have at least two years experience in the field of events/ project planning and delivery to include: delivery and promotion of at least three events / projects and activities to a minimum value of £15000 with successful outcomes
  • Be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples that they have at least two years experience in the field of events/project planning and delivery to include: Ability to work in partnership with others to delivery events/ projects with successful outcomes
  • Be able to demonstrate by providing personal and specific examples that they have at least 2 years experience in the field of events/ project planning and delivery to include : successful engagement with communities and / or partners/stakeholders in the planning and delivery of events / projects
  • A sound working knowledge or Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • A full current driving licence valid in the UK and access to a vehicle


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