Project Administrator (Public Health Department)
Duration: Until March 2024
Rate: £19.58 p/h Umbrella (Inside IR35)
Hybrid working – two days per week onsite in the West Midlands
Our client is looking to secure an experienced Administrator to join the Public Health Team on an interim basis until at least March 2024. Please see further details of the role below:
As a response to the cost of living crisis, our client has produced a package of work focused on a number of different areas including warm welcome spaces, information advance and guidance and food provision. These areas are led by officers from a wide array of disciplines. The cost of living response is now entering Phase 2 as we look ahead to another winter.
The food provision workstream has a large remit. To date, it has supported foodbanks across the city with funds for food and other consumables and infrastructure to increase capacity through a series of grant schemes, alongside other work on surplus food, shame and stigma and addressing the needs of young people.
- Supporting with the administration and project management of large grant schemes for community groups
- Monitoring of interventions in the food provision workstream, including identifying and using suitable sources of data
- Liaising with community groups such as foodbanks, food pantries, food clubs and community cafés
- Engaging with citizens and other stakeholders to understand the local content of and feasibility of interventions
- Ensuring delivery of key objectives and milestones for the workstream
- Scoping additional opportunities for interventions and work for the workstream
- Carrying out functions such as reporting and governance
- Supporting on the general operationalisation of the Food System strategy, specifically the Food Security and Resilience workstream
- Experience of project support or administration
- Experience of working with a wide range of partners and stakeholders to support delivery of interventions
- Working understanding of the cost of living crisis, food insecurity and/or the impacts that these might have on citizens
- The ability to work at pace and to deadlines
- A very high level of attention to detail
- Good interpersonal communication skills, empathy, listening and encouragement, including via email
- Effective IT skills including experience of working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
- Respect for diversity and values individual difference and treats all people fairly and appropriately regardless of race, religious belief, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, appearance or position
If you meet the above-mentioned criteria, we would love to hear from you. Please apply to receive more information.
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