Planning Officer (Governance & Projects)

Loughborough University
February 21, 2023
Offerd Salary:£32,348 -£42,155
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Contract Type:Fixed-term for 12 mo
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Planning Officer (Governance & Projects)

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£32,348 -£42,155 per annum

Job description

Vice Chancellor's Office - Planning Team

Secondment/Fixed-term for 12 months

Hybrid working with 3 days in the office and 2 working from home

We are currently recruiting for an experienced governance professional to join our small and friendly Planning Team.

You'll bring with you prior experience of providing high level professional support for committees, governance processes and projects gained from working in a complex large organisation.

A key focus of the role is ensuring that the University's major capital project governance processes are implemented effectively. You'll provide support for senior University committees, project management boards and working groups for building projects as required. This will involve the effective deployment of a range of reading, writing and presenting skills to ensure that strategic decision makers have all the information they need at the right time.

You will work closely with the Senior Planning Officer to take forward work streams that support and develop effective governance practices.

We're looking for an organised, self-motivated individual who has excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with a wide range of senior stakeholders. The ability to develop positive supportive relationships with a range of colleagues across the University is essential.

Key Requirements

  • Have significant experience gained in a similar role and have experience of coordinating tasks across functional structures
  • Hold a degree and/or demonstrate equivalent experience with a focus on substantial analysis of complex written material.
  • Proven ability to be pro-active, prioritise complex workloads and work to tight deadlines
  • At Loughborough University we are committed to Equity, Diversity and Inclusion and making the University a place where both students and staff feel valued and able to realise their full potential. Ability to communicate a passion for EDI with focused action is essential.

    Closing date: Tuesday 21 February 2023

    Interviews: Tuesday 7 March 2023

    Candidates selected for interview will be informed via email by no later than 1 March 2023.

    For more information and to access the JD/PS clickhere

    Our Benefits

  • We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies.
  • On site nursery
  • Competitive pension schemes
  • Generous annual leave allowance up to 44 days (inclusive of BH & closure days)
  • On campus parking with charging points for electric vehicles
  • Fantastic range of sports facilities and preferential membership packages available
  • Fantastic CPD, Linkedin learning and inclusive resources for development
  • For any informal enquiries regarding the post, please contact the line manager, Amanda Silverwood, Senior Planning Officer (Strategy and Governance) via email [email protected] or 01509 228008.

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