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The West of England Mayoral Combined Authority is seeking to appoint a Project Officer, to join the Business Growth team. This is fantastic opportunity to join a highly performing project delivery team, working in a specialist service area that provides opportunities for businesses and residents in the West of England, by supporting and managing the delivery of projects and initiatives that drives growth, productivity and sustainability.

Your key responsibilities in this role would be to ensure a focus on delivering the priorities of the Metro Mayor with a focus on the West of England Good Employment Charter. We are looking for an enthusiastic and resourceful member of the team who can;

  • Provide project support and leadership.

  • Build strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders.

  • Use initiative and project knowledge to work with agency and  make real time decisions

  • Deal with enquiries  and problem solving for the public, funders, project partners and other internal and external stakeholders.

  • Undertake meeting and event management, including diary management, minute taking, chairing or presenting where appropriate, organising logistics for project-wide events

If you have a passion for supporting economic growth and think that you have the skills and commitment to make a real difference to businesses and residents in the West of England, we want to hear from you.

About the Company

Our offer

Alongside a competitive salary, we offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • 26/31 days annual Leave

  • Generous Employer-Contribution Pension Scheme

  • Reduced bus travel across the West of England

  • Flexible and hybrid working options from day one to ensure you achieve the best work/life balance and career goals.

The West of England is an amazing part of the world to live and work. We have recently moved to a new bright and airy office, with all latest technology, just 10-minute walk from Bristol Temple Meads Train Station.

We are committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We ensure all qualified applicants receive consideration for employment and particularly welcome applications from underrepresented groups without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or citizenship status. We are also proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage Employer.

Please contact us to identify any additional support you may need during the recruitment process.

Job Description Project Officer 2023.pdf

Project Officer - Business Growth Team


£33,820 to £37,261


37 hours per week

Contract Type:

Full Time


70 Redcliff Street, Bristol

Close Date:

Sunday, 9 July 2023

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