F/T Temp Project Support Officer

Location Lisburn, County Antrim
Job Type Temporary
Salary Negotiable
Published 3 months ago
Contact Tanya Lyttle
Job Ref LIS3248927_1495616523

Job Description

F/T Temp Project Support Officer required for leading Public Sector Organisation based in Lisburn

Hours: 37

Salary: £14.76 per hr

Key Purpose:

Responsible to the Programmes Manager for the operation and development of all administrative systems within the Programme section

Key Responsibilities:

1. To process and verify all administrative expenditure incurred by Government and EU funded programmes in line with programme regulations to include expenditure related to the NI Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2010

2. To implement procedures and financial control systems in accordance with the Programme Operating Manuals of Government & EU funded programmes to include the NI Rural Development Programme 2014 - 2020, and in accordance to the Accounting Manual and departmental monitoring systems

3. To assist the Programmes Manager by providing accurate and timely financial information on administrative and project spend. To further provide advice on related issues such as eligibility of expenditure and procurement

4. To ensure the collation and production of service and performance information, including information and reports for committees and the local action group using appropriate data and statistics

5. To liaise with other departments, internal and external auditors, external agencies, Government & EU Funding Managing Agents to include the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development to ensure accountability

6. To provide administrative support in the reporting of appropriate performance indicators for Government & EU funded programmes to include the Rural Development Strategy and Action Plan. To undertake research to inform the development of projects and programmes of work

7. To provide administrative support in the marketing and promotion of both National & EU funded economic development programmes to include Rural Development Programme

8. To provide oral and written reports regarding project applications at various forums, to include assessment panel meetings. To attend and report at external groups, agencies, and networks regarding the delivery of Government and EU funded programmes

9. To provide detailed explanation regarding there terms and conditions of grant award with successful applicants under each relevant programme and to agree the contractual obligations of each letter of offer. To generate electronic and paper copies of the said letter of offer for issue and sign off

10. To liaise with successful applicants in receipt of funding from each relevant programme to verify and vouch related grant expenditure and with internal and external auditors to ensure accountability and transparency of expenditure

11. To undertake monitoring and evaluation requirements of all relevant programme and regularly update and maintain monitoring data of the same via paper and electronic record system

12. To plan and manage the delivery of events such as workshops and information sessions

13. Ensure compliance with policies and procedures and operate within the highest standards of management and personal behaviour, which reflect the core values and behaviours of the organisation

14. Promote equality of opportunity and access in service delivery and in the employment of staff through the mainstreaming of equality

Essential Criteria:

  • A-Levels grade A-C, NVQ Level 3 or equivalent
  • Three years employment experience in each of the following areas:
  • Providing administrative support in the delivery of local economic development programmes involving Government or EU funding to include the NI Rural Development Programme
  • Completing claims reconciliation for administration spend in excess of £200,000 per annum and project grant spend in excess of £245,000
  • Assisting officials form the Government & EU funding Managing Agents to undertake prescribed audits of expenditure and good governance systems to include officials form the Department of Agriculture and Rural development
  • Undertaking research to inform the development of projects and programme of work
  • Planning and managing the delivery of events such as workshops and information sessions
  • Project monitoring and evaluation of economic development programmes
  • Operation of Management information systems and provision of management information
  • Working in partnership with other agencies and organisations

Where applicants do not hold the qualifications as outlined, they must demonstrate a minimum of five years' outlined above

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If you meet the essential criteria, please send your CV across or contact Tanya Lyttle on 028 9266 7585.

Tanya Lyttle

Senior Recruitment Consultant

028 9266 7585