Project Officer
  • Employer: Hertfordshire County Council
  • Reference: C/S/21/150041
  • Published: Fri 30/04/2021, 20:50 PM
  • Closing on: Sun 16/05/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £25,000 - £29,999
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Hertfordshire

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Project Officer

Job Title: Project Officers x 3

  • 1st post - Broxbourne, East Herts, Welwyn Hatfield
  • 2nd post – North Herts and Stevenage
  • 3rd post – Watford, Three Rivers and Hertsmere

Salary Range: £25,481 progressing to £30,451pa
Hours: 37 per week
Contract: Permanent

Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People


Job Duties:  

Are you interested in supporting the delivery of quality work with young people?

Do you have excellent organisational, communication, numerical and analytical skills?

Do you have an eye for detail?


Hertfordshire County Council Services for Young People are recruiting 3 x Project Officers to work closely with the Area Team Managers and Team Leaders in the planning and delivery of high-quality youth work, information, advice, guidance and support to young people.

You will have excellent organisational, project management and administrative skills with good attention to detail. 

You will need good interpersonal skills to form constructive relationships with a range of staff, across the area team, within Children’s Services as well as with stakeholders and partners, responding effectively to queries and requests. 

Good ICT skills are essential including a working knowledge of Microsoft suite and proficient use of social media.  This role will suit organised individuals who enjoy working to deadlines and taking on new challenges.

You will analyse, interpret and report on data to support and improve the delivery of services to young people.

You will have the ability to produce well-structured reports and presentations, highlighting issues and recommendations as directed.  The ability to manage and oversee the allocation of funds relating to identified projects and report on spend against budget is important.


To find out more, and for an informal conversation about the roles, please contact Mark Hughes on 01992 555656 or   


Closing date is the 16th May 2021 and Interviews are on the 26th May & 27th May 2021.

For information regarding the work of Services for Young People please visit


Benefits of Working for HCC:

  • Flexible Working Arrangements (depending on the role)
  • Excellent Career Development
  • Salary Exchange for Additional Benefits
  • Excellent Pension Scheme with Employer Contributions
  • Shopping Discounts
  • Support Groups & Wellbeing Schemes


Application Information



How to Apply: Please follow the 'Apply for Job' button at the bottom of the screen. As part of the application you will be required to upload your most recent CV ensuring gaps in employment have been addressed and includes your current, or most recent, employer. You are also asked to provide a supporting statement which is your opportunity to evidence how your skills, knowledge and experience match what we are looking for based on the Person Specification area of the attached Job Outline. If you do not supply a supporting statement, your application will be rejected.

Important Note re Interviews: Where we are able to, and in accordance with current COVID-19 Government guidelines in regard to social distancing, all interviews will be held virtually via Microsoft Teams. Full details on how this will work will be sent to you, should you be shortlisted for an interview.

Safeguarding: Safeguarding children and adults is of utmost importance to Hertfordshire County Council. The Council requires employees to abide by legislation and best practice to enable Hertfordshire to achieve this. This role has been identified as requiring a Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) check. For more information Click Here

Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants from outside, as well as from within the UK. Sponsorship opportunities may be available

Non Hard to Fill Roles
Overseas Applications: We will accept applications from all applicants who already have an established right to work in the UK. Unfortunately, we are unable to provide sponsorships for this post


Additional Information


English Fluency: The ability to converse at ease with members of the public and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

Disability Confident: We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer and guarantee an interview to anyone disclosing a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post.

Diversity: We are an inclusive employer and value a diverse workforce

Why Hertfordshire: Watch our ‘Why Hertfordshire’ video. Our staff use their own words to tell their story and share their experiences of what it is like working here. Take your next step in your career.


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