Contracts and Projects Officer - Working for Essex
Salary: £29023.00 - £33322.00
Closing date: 21 Jul 2024
Location: Braintree
Hours: Full-time
Req ID: 17397
Role: Information Services
About the role

Contracts and Projects Officer

Braintree District Council

Permanent, Full Time

£29023.00 - £33322.00

Location: Braintree

Closing Date: 21st July 2024

Essex County Council (ECC) are delighted to be supporting Braintree Council to recruit this Contracts and Projects Officer


To Apply for the role please click here:– Contracts and Projects Officer

The Opportunity:

We have an exciting and challenging opportunity for a Contracts and Projects Officer to join our Operations team.

The Role:

Reporting to the Contracts & Projects Manager, you will ensure the smooth delivery of projects, support with all Operations contracts and assist with the planning and management of the inspection programmes and maintenance of operational sites in the district, ensuring routine maintenance and repairs are completed on time and to specification.

You will take ownership of smaller projects, be heavily involved with capital and annual plan projects and support the team in managing project finances, including the raising of purchase orders and invoices, as well as updating financial trackers and budget sheets. 

Responsibilities will also include maintaining and updating the Operations Contracts Register, managing contract renewals and support within agreed timeframes, supporting the management of applications for Traffic Regulation Orders and Temporary Traffic Regulation Orders and helping with all event requests in our parks and open spaces.

The Experience You Will Bring:

Operations is a fast paced and varied Service within the Council and this post would suit a highly motivated individual with a can do and ‘thinking outside the box’ attitude. We are looking for an individual who is equally happy to work in an office environment and outside all year round. Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and proven experience with Microsoft Office, especially Excel, Word and Power Point is a must. 

Candidates should possess a full clean driving licence and access to their own vehicle.

In return we will offer our Contracts and Projects Officer excellent benefits including;

  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • Flexible working
  • Free parking
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Learning and development for all staff
  • Staff discounts at local businesses
  • Staff recognition schemes
  • Extensive health and wellbeing programme including discounted gym membership

Braintree is an ambitious and dynamic Council and is becoming one of the fastest growing Districts in the East of England with three growing towns, London just 45 minutes away and the district located directly between the international transport centres of Stansted Airport and Harwich and Felixstowe International Ports. We have a deserved track record for delivering and a strong reputation within the business community.

Braintree District Council is a great place to work. We pride ourselves on our creative, innovative and forward thinking approach which is led by our staff. We are committed to having an engaged workforce who understand our strategy and how they can help deliver it.

What should you do next?If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to join our team, then please click the link below to apply!

To Apply, click here:Contracts and Projects Officer

Closing date for receipt of applications: Sunday 21st July 2024

Please NoteEssex County Council is advertising this role on behalf of Braintree District Council and if successful you will be employed by Braintree District Council

If you have any queries regarding submitting an application or require anything further, please email