Regional Projects Officer
Directorate of Finance and Legal Services
Regional Projects Officer
£35,211, rising annually to £38,460 per annum
This post is for a fixed term of 2 years but may be extended subject to funding availability, co-funded by Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership.
This is an exciting opportunity to work across disciplines and institutions to develop and deliver regional projects involving Oxford Brookes University, the Oxfordshire Local Enterprise Partnership (OxLEP) and other regional stakeholders.
You will have qualifications and experience in planning, economic development or a related field working for a planning authority, enterprise agency or consultancy. You will have excellent communications and influencing skills enabling to you to support partnership development and facilitate the transfer of skills and knowledge between the university and its regional partners.
This opportunity comes at a critical moment in the formulation of regional strategic plans for economic growth, spatial planning and infrastructure in the context of the Local Industrial Strategy for Oxfordshire and the development of the Oxford - Milton Keynes - Cambridge High Growth Corridor and you will be expected to contribute to successful outcomes from these initiatives.
Oxford Brookes is a leading modern university with recognised expertise in planning, architecture and the built environment. OxLEP is driving and coordinating the strategic planning for a region which has exceptional prospects for economic growth and business innovation.
You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.4% Employer contribution rate), Child care vouchers, cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.
CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the "Apply For Job" button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called "Supporting Documents", applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.
The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.
Closing Date: 12 February 2019.
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