Projects and Contracts Officer
Posted 16 days ago - Expired 6 days ago

Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
Fixed Term Full Time
£27,358 to £29,909
9 Applications

The Sheffield City Region is a strong public-private partnership tasked with driving economic growth across the city region’s economy. After the recent election of our first City Region Mayor, there is no doubt that this is an exciting time to be part of the Sheffield City Region Executive Team and build on investment across the city region that has already created 37,000 jobs in the last four years. With a programme totalling over £1bn to invest in our economy, a growing base of innovative and enterprising high value businesses and an ambitious forward strategy.

The SCR Operational Contracts team is responsible for the day to day management of all SCR projects on behalf of the Combined Authority and LEP. This requires leading on the development of the contract and managing the project or scheme throughout its life to project close.


The role demands attention to detail, ability to manage multiple contracts with different requirements, confidence to work with a range of partners, the tenacity to challenge under delivery or performance and the foresight to escalate emerging issues.

The role involves providing professional and practical support with the development, commissioning and delivery of SCR programmes and projects with a focus on securing the achievement of outcomes and results. This will involve end to end contract management processes, including supporting procurement with the production of service specifications, drafting contracts, and monitoring contractual compliance and performance. The role will have responsibility for monitoring project finances. This role will work within a challenging and complex policy environment and with senior stakeholders.

Recruitment is managed on behalf of the SCR by Barnsley Council- for further information and an informal conversation regarding the vacancy please contact Joe Gardner on 0114 220 3482.

The closing date for applications is 17th June.