Project Officer (Community Rail Partnership)

Fixed term contract for up to 2 years (with possibility of extension), working 11 hours per week

Grade 4 - £23,711 - £28,329 p.a. pro rata

We are seeking to recruit a Project Officer to provide specialist project support for the Sustainable Communities and Partnerships Team. The post holder will work alongside parish, district and county councils, stakeholders and other colleagues to support rail-related and community development activity in the South West area (villages between Royston and Cambridge). The post holder will undertake operational and project support activities, get involved in the community, set up local projects and initiatives with schools, businesses and community groups, while also working to grow and develop the Meldreth, Shepreth and Foxton Community Rail Partnership.

You will be a creative people person. A good communicator who easily establishes rapport with others. You will have the ability to use your own initiative and judgement to determine the most appropriate course of action. Rail industry training will be provided on-the-job, along with site visits to other community rail partnerships to understand how they work, and to learn best practice.

Some evening and weekend work will be required. Focus will be on villages in the vicinity of Meldreth, Shepreth, Foxton and Melbourn and work will mainly be based in these areas day to day.

For an informal discussion about this post please contact Jay Clarke, Development Officer, Sustainable Communities and Partnerships Team on 01954 713209.

To apply for this post please complete our online application by following the link below;

Closing date: 9am Monday 22 January 2018

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Salary range 

£23,711 - £28,329 p.a. pro rata

Contract type 

Part time, fixed term





Closing date 

Monday 22 January 2018 9:00am