• Location: Coleg Cambria,
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  • Salary Type: Annual
  • Salary Range: £25,000.00 - £30,000.00
  • Language: Welsh

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Project Support Officer                CC/2497

Project Support Officer CC/2497

Coleg Cambria
Job Description and Person Specification

Coleg Cambria: An Introduction
At Coleg Cambria, our aim is to be an exceptional institute of education. Having recently received a glowing Estyn inspection as well as a Gold Corporate Standard Health at Work Award, we feel this is a good start.

We provide a warm welcome to all students and staff to make Coleg Cambria a place you want to be a part of. To ensure our students get the best experience and results they can, we make sure the people employed with us are happy. We nurture a positive work environment, a constantly expanding and improving workforce, and offer the opportunity to challenge yourself. On top of all that we have a wide range of benefits to make sure our employees feel valued, including generous annual leave, a great pension package, discount membership to our on-site gyms, salons, and professional training restaurants.

Our 5 Campuses situated in the stunning North Wales area are constantly expanding and evolving. With strong relationships with multiple companies in the area we help give our students the best start to their careers and help the local economy thrive. Wales has a strong and proud culture we continue to grow these important values by being committed to raising the Welsh language profile. We are very proud of what we have built here and we are now looking for someone to enhance our already exceptional workforce.
Job Summary
Exceeding expectations through education, innovation and inspiration...

Role Title: Project Support Officer

Location: Deeside

Contract Type: Full time, permanent

Salary: £ 26,842 - £29,380

We are currently seeking a proactive and organised Project Support Officer to join our Funding and Projects team. This integral role will involve supporting the coordination and financial monitoring of externally funded projects, including the administration of Personal Learning Accounts. Proven project management skills are key, as the successful candidate will support curriculum contacts with the administration and development of designated projects. They will also prepare statistical and financial returns in line with funding provider requirements. The post holder will need to form effective working relationships with stakeholders such as; Vice Principal for Work Based Learning & Employment Engagement, Assistant Principal for Employer Engagement, Projects and Funding Specialist, External agencies as necessary, Projects and Funding Team.

The post holder will be expected to assist where appropriate in providing support and guidance to college managers with regard to financial management and project administration decision making.

Essential Requirements
  • Possess an NVQ Level 3 in Business Administration or equivalent
  • Possess a Level 2 English and Maths qualifications (or equivalent) at Grade 4 (C) or above
  • Currently holds a Level 2 Digital Literacy or is willing to work towards
  • Hold previous experience in a project support role including the production and maintenance of information systems
  • Hold previous experience of working in an administration support role including the production and maintenance of financial/claims information
  • Demonstrate good project management skills
  • Hold a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, able to use MS Word to and Excel to Intermediate level. Competent with Google
  • Able to problem solve and make own low-level financial decisions within the constraints of Financial procedures and regulations

Welsh language skills are desirable for this position.
Coleg Cambria is committed to raising the profile of the Welsh language.

The promotion of the welsh language is an essential part of the work we do. Applicants are welcome to submit an application in Welsh. An application submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favorably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms, explanatory material, information about the interview process and assessment methods and job descriptions all available in Welsh.

Coleg Cambria is a 'Disability Confident' Employer.

The promotion of Equality and Diversity is an essential part of the work we do and as part of this, the College is committed to having a diverse staff group.

The safety of children, young people and adults identified as 'vulnerable' is paramount and Coleg Cambria is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of these individuals and to the rigorous implementation of Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) procedures and arrangements. A DBS Disclosure will be requested from the successful candidate being offered the position. Depending on the role you are applying for if successful, you may also be required to register with the Education Workforce Council.

Roles are normally advertised with a salary range. If you are offered a role at the college, relevant experience will be taken into consideration to determine your starting salary.

Please be aware that Coleg Cambria reserves the right to close our vacancies earlier than the listed date if we have received a high level of applications. We would recommend that if you wish to be considered that you complete the application as promptly as possible.

Excellent Pension Scheme(s)

Generous Annual Leave Entitlement

On site nursery provision at our Deeside site

Discounts on a Range Of College Evening Courses

Access to A Wide Range of E-Learning and Professional Development

Discounted Gym Membership

Excellent Sports and Fitness Facilities

Free Parking on All Sites

Cycle Scheme

Discounted Rates for Hairdressing and Beauty Treatments

Discounted Rates for Restaurants

Enhanced maternity, adoption and paternity leave