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Business Development and Resourcing Officer

Salary details: £36,153 - £38,052

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Ref: PH 1137

Kirklees Council

Corporate Services

Policy, Intelligence & Public Health

Place of Work: Civic Centre 1, Huddersfield


Contract Type: Temporary

Working Pattern: Full Time

Appointment type:

Hours per Week: 37

Closing date: 20 January 2019

Provisional Interview Date:

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This job is temporary up to 2 years to cover additional workload.

At Kirklees we want to be innovative and creative in the way we deliver our services to our communities. We know we have challenging times ahead so we are always looking for better and smarter ways to work. Click here to find out more about the Council and its shared outcomes.

Working within Policy, Partnerships and Transformation, this role will be instrumental in making the most of external funding opportunities to deliver our shared outcomes and help the Council gain recognition for the things we excel in at a national level.

To be effective in this role, you will need to be proactive and inquisitive and able to anticipate situations and seek creative solutions. You will see the links between possibilities and the outcomes we seek, and be able to make the most of them, paying close attention to detail.  You will need strong written and verbal communication skills that you use to persuade others and build networks. You will show awareness of the issues involved in working with elected members.

The successful candidate will have knowledge of external funding and investment sources and a detailed understanding of grant application issues and processes, including procedural and compliance requirements (e.g. internal and external audit).

The successful candidate will be qualified to degree level or equivalent experience, with specific experience of working with external funding, managing internal bidding processes, or applying successfully for awards.

In order to be shortlisted for this job please demonstrate how you meet the Person Checklist as detailed on the attached Job Description - this information needs to be inserted under the 'Relevant skills, experience and behaviours' section on the Application Form.