Safer City Project Officer

Location Belfast, County Antrim
Job type Temporary
Salary Up to £15.78 per hour
Published about 2 months ago
Start date ASAP
Contact Gemma Lillington
Job ref BCC0001734_1627547702

Job description

Temporary Safer City Project Officer required for a large public sector client based in Belfast City Centre.

Rate of Pay: £15.78 per hour

Location: Cecil Ward Building, Belfast City Centre

Hours: 37 hours per week

Duration: 2 months pending review

Main duties/Responsibilities:

  • To develop, coordinate, promote, performance manage and review specific community safety initiatives within Belfast as part of the Safer Belfast agenda as assigned by the Community Safety Coordinators and Safer City Manager
  • To assist in the delivery of the Community Safety Partnership's Safer Belfast Plan and also internal Safer City Action Plan by overseeing specific projects
  • To work as part of the Community Safety Team; ensuring a positive, cohesive and collaborative approach to the delivery of all interrelated projects and initiatives
  • To build relationships and alliances with partner organisations who have a vested interest in community safety to facilitate development, implementation and continuous improvement of joint initiatives
  • To initiate and develop work in identified priority areas; recommending new projects to the Community Safety Coordinators and Safer City Manager
  • To assist with the coordination of partnership structures developed to oversee project implementation and maintain good working relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • To manage and report on financial arrangements for assigned projects; including monitoring and auditing expenditure and the timely submission of accounts to funding bodies and ensuring legal and quality standards
  • To prepare evaluation reports which monitor progress of projects against performance measures and deliver briefings
  • To attend meetings on behalf of the Community Safety Team to encourage collaborative working regarding community safety initiatives
  • To act as a point of contact for enquiries on the Community Safety projects and associated work
  • To work with other partners to publicise the Community Safety Team and its work, including launching projects, drafting press releases, dealing with media enquiries, updating web sites and newsletters to ensure awareness of emerging initiatives
  • To support the delivery of the Environmental Health Service's priorities and objectives
  • To manage the input of data onto the relevant data system, for example, FLARE/Civica in respect of initiatives for which the post-holder has responsibility

Essential criteria:

  • Be able to demonstrate on the application form at least one year's relevant experience in each of the following areas:
    • working in a community safety or related discipline such as community development, good relations, policing, environmental health, health development or similar
    • managing and delivering projects within agreed time and budget controls including budget management and reporting, and managing grant funding; and
    • partnership working with other public and private sector organisations; communities or particular sections of communities; and elected members when undertaking community outreach work to achieve agreed goals and objectives

If you are interested and available for this position please upload your CV to the link.

Please note that these roles may be filled quickly but your CV will be kept on file for future similar roles.


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