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Programme Manager, East Sussex - Deadline 31 July 2017

Programme Manager, Active Access for Growth, East Sussex

This new and exciting role will have the responsibility of programme managing a diverse range of providers and their initiatives to increase active and sustainable travel across East Sussex. It’s a great opportunity to get involved in setting up a programme that will deliver real change in the local communities in the long term.

East Sussex County Council’s ‘Active Access for Growth Programme’ is fully funded and will deliver a comprehensive package of cycling and walking initiatives, which will provide longer term behaviour change towards active and sustainable modes of travel across East Sussex’s key growth areas of Newhaven, Eastbourne/South Wealden and Bexhill/Hastings. The Programme has an emphasis on integrating initiatives alongside existing County Council programmes of work that are focused on supporting business engagement, work force development and public health community development.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience of programme and project management, of collecting monitoring data, evaluation and producing reports and experience of co-ordinating governance structures.   You will have excellent written and verbal communications skills, experience of budget management and financial reporting and be IT literate.  You will also be committed to the promotion of sustainable transport.

Salary: £27,928 - £32,499 pro rata per annum (dependent on relevant skills and experience)
Conditions: Fixed term until 31 March 2020
Hours: 30 hours per week until 31 March 2018, reducing to 22.5 hours per week thereafter
Location: East Sussex
Reference: SUS2162
Closing date: 31 July 2017

Please visit our website and follow the instructions for our on-line application process.  Alternatively, email or ring our recruitment line on 0117 915 0325. Please quote reference number. Closing date for the receipt of completed applications is 9am on Monday 31 July 2017. Interviews will take place on Monday 7 August 2017.

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  • £27,928 - £32,499 pro rata