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StreetScene Project Officer

East Devon District Council

About the role

The StreetScene team are responsible for the upkeep and cleanliness of the public realm within
the district of East Devon – covering everything from sports pitches to ornamental gardens,
public toilets to street bins, beach huts to allotments in stunning surroundings. We are
looking for an experienced outcome focused project officer to join our multi-disciplinary team.
The role will require project management of multiple business critical projects from concept to
completion in a number of key service areas, including our ongoing depot review, asset
refurbishment, fleet decarbonisation and digital transformation projects. You will be
responsible for planning milestones, engaging stakeholders, obtaining resources, monitoring
budgets, maintaining records and communicating progress as well as supporting the embedding of
outcomes across the service.

About you

As a professional, experienced project officer, you will be methodical and organised and able
to plan your busy workload to meet conflicting deadlines. You will be competent in the use of
Microsoft Office including MSProject and capable of learning other IT applications. You will be
adept at communicating with people at all levels, and able to build rapport and credibility
quickly. If you have a passion for delivering a professional high level of service, the skills
to enhance systems and processes and the experience to build and maintain excellent working
relations we would be delighted to hear from you. An accredited project manager qualification
is essential, along with relevant industry experience. Travel throughout the district is
required so a valid driving license and own transport is essential subject to any adjustments
in accordance with the Equality Act.

About us

Our recent Local Government Association Peer Challenge highlighted that ‘EDDC is a great place
to work, with engaged staff and members’ and that’s certainly true! You will be part of a Gold
Investors in People (IiP) organisation which works together with local people to create great
value services and an outstanding community, economy and environment in which people want to
live, work, visit and enjoy now, and for future generations. And with our wide range of health
and wellbeing benefits, our highly flexible and collaborative hybrid Worksmart working
arrangements as well as our commitment to continuous learning and development, you can be
confident of joining a dedicated community of colleagues who are Happy, Healthy and Here.

For more about working for East Devon District Council, visit our website here.

For an informal discussion, please contact Julia Woodbridge, StreetScene Operations Manager on
07709 720714 or email [email protected] 

Closing date: 7 July 2024 at midnight.

Interviews will be held during week commencing 15 July 2024.

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