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Senior Project Officer (Temporary until January 2020)

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
£33,282- £35,991 per annum
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Working Pattern:
Full Time
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
20/11/2018 at 23:55 PM
Vacancy Description

Temporary Contract until January 2020

In February Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan named Waltham Forest the first London Borough of Culture.

The borough is growing and changing; it is culturally diverse and has a vibrant community, rich in culture and heritage. Winning London Borough of Culture is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Senior Project Officer to join this exciting and ambitious programme.

The successful candidate will help develop the programme plan and as such get to know the programme inside and out and support its delivery.

Energy, enthusiasm and a passion for culture and events is paramount and sound knowledge and track record of projects and managing complex and diverse programmes. The job requires a team player who is highly organised in their approach, efficient at reporting to seniors, has the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and has a track record in delivering excellent results. 

This is an exciting time to be part of an award-winning team that will raise the profile of the borough, bring the community together, generate a buzz about our cultural programme and attract a high number of people to our big ‘wow’ moments throughout 2019.

It is an exciting and dynamic time to be working in Waltham Forest. This role will give the right candidate the opportunity to make a real impact quickly, develop their skills and experience, and have the confidence to bring their creativity and ideas to our ambitious and highly-motivated team.


Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council