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Senior Project Officer – ERDF project

  • Job Reference: REQ006041
  • Date Posted: Thursday, 25 November 2021
  • Application Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 December 2021
  • Location: Preston Campus
  • Grade/Salary: G (£31,406 - £36,382) pro rata
  • Basis: Part Time
  • Contract Type: Fixed term contract until 31 October 2022
  • Job Category / Type: Professional Services
  • School/Service: Research and Enterprise
  • Hours: 18.13 hours per week
  • Interview Date: To be Confirmed

The University is looking at appoint an experienced Senior Project Officer to support the delivery of a project funded by the European Regional Development Fund. The successful applicant will work closely with the delivery teams to ensure timely, efficient and accurate project compliance in line with the funder regulations.

The Senior Project Officer will be responsible for ensuring compliance across all aspects of the project. This will include monitoring and approving expenditure, to ensure financial ERDF compliance, work closely with external partners and managing the ERDF financial claims process and associated systems. The post will work closely with the delivery teams to ensure comprehensive and robust audit trails are in place.

Experience of working on a European Regional Development Funded Project will be essential for the successful applicant as well as the ability to work to external deadlines. Education to degree level or equivalent is essential supported by attention to detail, project management skills and experience co-ordinating multi partner projects. The successful applicant will have experience of working with office systems, practices and procedures along with good oral and written communication skills.

Applicants need to meet all essential criteria on the person specification to be considered for interview. This position is based in Preston and is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund.

Please apply online via or by contacting Human Resources on 01772 892324 and quoting the reference number. CVs will not be considered unless accompanied by a completed application form.

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