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Place Planning & Capital Commissioning Officer

Salary details: £33282 - £35991

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Salary Details
£33282 - £35991  
Additional Allowances
Location Postcode
SE18 6HQ
Job Term and Hours per Week
Permanent; 35
Closing Date
31 March 2019
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Are you a graduate or someone with an equivalent qualification who is motivated and energised to work within a multi-disciplinary environment?

Are you an enthusiastic and hardworking team player with some knowledge of school place planning and/or capital projects; or perhaps interested in a new career path in this area?

If yes, this is a great opportunity for you to join the Place Planning and Capital Commissioning team within the Strategy, Performance and Commissioning Division of Children’s Services Directorate of Royal Greenwich. Here, all transferrable skills are of great value, given the wide range of roles that we perform.

Being a member of the team dedicated to delivering Royal Greenwich’s strategic objectives of ensuring sufficient high quality education places are available to meet growing demand, means that you can be sure of a rewarding outcome – seeing with your own eyes the positive impact you make in the lives of our children and young people.

In your day-to-day work as Place Planning and Capital Commissioning Officer, you will be involved in the planning and commissioning of school places and all that these require. This means that you will be actively working with multiple stakeholders both within and outside the organisation to negotiate and deliver the best provisions in the interest of the children and young people in Royal Greenwich.

Please view the attached job description and specification for the key requirements for this role and address these when completing your supporting statement.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 31st March 2019.

It is expected that assessments and interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 29th April 2019. 

Royal Borough of Greenwich is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Any roles which involve working with children, young people or vulnerable adults, or roles in which the duties will involve access to sensitive information relating to children, young people or vulnerable adults, the Royal Borough will take up references prior to interview. You should provide details of referees including your current and previous employers, covering the last 5 years. Candidates can request for us not to send a reference request to their current employer prior to interview by emailing us at recruitment@royalgreenwich.gov.uk. As part of our Safer Recruitment Policy, a full employment history is also required for this role. Please provide a full employment history, together with a satisfactory written explanation of any gaps in employment. Unless otherwise stated, a Basic DBS check will be undertaken as part of the pre-employment checks for successful candidates.

Royal Borough of Greenwich values the diversity of its community and aims to have a workforce that reflects this. We therefore encourage applications from all sections of the community.

Royal Borough of Greenwich reserves the right to close any vacancy earlier than the advertised closing date should there be a high volume of applications received.

All vacancies close at midnight unless otherwise stated

This opportunity has recently been advertised as an opportunity for current RBG employees (internal only advertising). Applications received during the internal advertising period have been considered and processed. If you were interviewed for this position via an application to this job advertisement during the internal advertising period, any further application will not be shortlisted.

Each application is scored according to how well the supporting statement addresses each point on the Person Specification for the role. Candidates will be short-listed for interview on the extent to which they meet the specific points within the Person Specification. The Person Specification is supplied with the job advert. When completing your application, please use the supporting statement section to tell us how you meet each of the points on the Person Specification. We need to have this information in order to consider your application.