Council: Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council

County: Oxfordshire

Salary: LC3; SCP 29 – 32 (£37,336 – 40,221 per annum) pay award pending

Closing date: 12/07/2024

Project Manager: Community and Business Engagement

Applications must be returned by 12/07/2024

Hours: Full Time Permanent (36.5 hours per week)

Salary Scale: LC3; SCP 29 – 32 (£37,336 – 40,221 per annum) pay award pending

Local Government Pension Scheme

We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join our dedicated council team as Project Manager: Community and Business Engagement. The post holder will be responsible for implementing the recommendations from the Town Council’s Strategic Plan focusing on the community. This will require working closely with the other Project Manager, Place and Properties to ensure projects and activities are complementary. The post holder will engage and work with with public, private and voluntary stakeholders, acting as the key point of contact for community projects and activities, and taking responsibility for liaison with other key agencies, giving particular importance to working with local businesses to generate a stakeholder partnership, arranging regular networking forums.

In addition, the role will include primary responsibility for the delivering the council’s programme of community and civic events.

This is a varied and interesting role, with significant interaction with members of the public and councillors. The successful candidate will have had substantial previous experience and a proven record of community and business engagement, managing staff, committee administration and be confident and credible in dealing with others. Previous service in the public sector would be an advantage but is not essential.

If you wish to have an informal chat about this post, please call the Town Clerk Cherie Carruthers on 01235 522642.

Applications should be submitted on the official application form which can be found here 

Please return by the closing date indicated below to [email protected] or post to: Town Clerk, Abingdon-on-Thames Town Council, Roysse Court, Abingdon-on-Thames, Oxon OX14 3HU

The closing date for applications is 12 July 2024, and it is expected that interviews will be held during the week commencing 29 July 2024.