Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Southend-on-Sea


ERDF Programme Administrator - Fixed Term Contract to December 31st 2019 - £22,021

Your new organisation
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council employs around 1,700 staff, who work together to deliver a wide range of services that meet the needs of those who live, work and visit the area.
The council provides a range of vital services at the heart of the community, as well as investing in exciting and ambitious projects that keep Southend-on-Sea firmly on the map.
The Council is ambitious for the future and is working with local partners and local communities to ensure we deliver our exciting ambition for 2050.

Your new role
A dynamic Programme Administrator is sought to facilitate the delivery of an exciting business support project across the South East region. The South East Business Boost programme will utilise £6.4million of ERDF funds to deliver an enhanced business support and business grant facility to SMEs across the South East Local Enterprise Partnership area.
European funded schemes rely heavily on high quality organisation and administration and you will work confidently to ensure that administrative procedures and processes are continually developed and adhered to by the internal team and external partners.
Supporting the Essex delivery team, your responsibilities will include processing outputs, checking the eligibility of grant applicants and updating and maintaining the client database. This role also supports the rest of the team with their administrative duties.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in this position you need to have data entry experience with a strong attention to detail, be confident in communication and have worked with data bases.
You will ideally have experience in working within a local authority setting and be able to demonstrate your commitment to effective team working, excellent communication skills, be proficient with using various computer systems and programmes, have good time management and be able to work under pressure

What you'll get in return
When joining the council, you can enjoy a range of benefits including: - flexible working, salary car sacrifice scheme and excellent training and development opportunities.
They are committed to ensure that you are supported in this challenging role with the appropriate level of training.
A full list of benefits provided by Southend Council can be viewed on the "Why Work For Us?" tab.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply online' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV
If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.
The Council is an equal opportunities employer. They welcome applications, regardless of race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, sex, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, age or religion or belief. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

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