JOB VACANCY - 'MAKING IT LOCAL' and 'REAL DEVON' LEADER PROGRAMME MANAGER (application deadline 3 September 2017)

Aug 13, 2017

As we mentioned last week, GRIN member Dominie is moving to a new post with North Devon Council in November

Her current post of LEADER Programme Manager for Making It Local and REAL Devon is now open to applications. 

The job advertisement reads:

o Organisation: Devon County Council

o Business/Department:Economy & Enterprise

o Work Location: County Hall, Exeter EX2 4QU but with flexible working from locations within the MIL and REAL Programme areas (for e.g. Tiverton) as agreed with line manager EX2

o Reference: REC/17/00291

o Occupational group: Management & Senior Management

o Salary: £30,785 - £34,538

o Job term: Fixed TermAppointment type - this will be initially for 2 years but could be longer depending on future funding,

o Full Time: Hours 37 hours per week

o Closing Date: Sunday 3 September 2017

o Interview date: Monday 11 September 2017

o For an informal discussion please contact Dominie Dunbrook 01392 383000  

"We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Programme Manager to work on behalf of the RDPE ‘Making It Local’ and ‘REAL Devon’ Local Action Groups (LAGs) to bring maximum benefit to businesses and communities across the programme areas. 

The role will ensure effective management, delivery and evaluation of the existing LEADER Programmes totalling approximately £3 million until the end of the programme in December 2019 (possibility of extention until March 2020). 

This exciting position will manage the facilitation of investment take up by local businesses and communities and maximise the potential benefits by: linking local, regional, national and European projects, encouraging broadening of proposals and collaboration where appropriate; and linking LAG funded activities to broader RDPE and Growth funding. 

You will have a proven track record of managing EU funding programmes and delegated grant schemes and experience of bringing together a wide cross-section of the rural community into a cohesive partnership, along with excellent communication and financial management skills. 

The Making It Local programme is currently number one in the country for delivery and there is the potential to build on this by drawing down additional funding. 

The post is initially two-year fixed term or until December 2019 with the potential to extend subject to funding."

Further information is available at Devon Jobs.

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