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Senior Project Officer - Electric Vehicles

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/672/35287
  • Published: Wed 06/09/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Closing on: Wed 20/09/2023, 0:00 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37
  • Salary: £30151 - £38296
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Hove town hall

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Senior Project Officer - Electric Vehicles

Job introduction

Are you passionate about project delivery? Are you a confident decision maker?

We are looking to recruit 2 Senior Project Officers in a newly formed Electric Vehicle Charging project team. You will contribute to the delivery of on-street electric vehicle charging points across the city. You will be able make informed decisions regarding the most suitable locations and work with contractors to deliver projects on time and to budget. 

About the role

You will be a key member in a brand new team of 4. The team is lead by a Senior Project Manager and assisted by the Project Support Officer. You will be required to manage projects to deliver lamp post and fast electric vehicle charge points across Brighton & Hove. You will be able to communicate with a wide audience including public engagement and contractors. 

The role is offered on a career grade with access to Electric Vehicle infrastructure related knowledge and skills offered via a national platform. 

Parking Strategy and Contracts Team is an essential function to delivering a customer focused, modern Parking Service that continuously improves with a focus on meeting the Carbon Neutrality 2030 objective for the service. The Team supports the wider Parking Service functions by providing key insights into performance analysis both externally and internally. You will be responsible for the effective management of specific high profile parking projects delivering lamp post, fast and rapid Electric Vehicle charging points in the city. The Strategy & Contracts Team have a wealth of experience delivering Electric vehicle charging points. Brighton & Hove City Council are 4th in the country for charge points per user and have a track record of working on innovative research projects to help shape the future of EV charging.

This is a hybrid working role, where you will also be required to visit installation sites around the city. 

Interview date:  TBC

For an informal discussion please email: 

Paul Nicholls, Strategy and Contracts Manager  

As part of your application, you will need to complete your education and work history and provide answers to some shortlisting questions. Your answers to the shortlisting questions are the most important part of your application as they will be used in the shortlisting process to assess whether you meet the essential requirements for the role that are set out in the person specification and to decide whether you should be offered an interview. Before you start your application, please read our guidance here (Shortlisting questions guidance ( as this gives important advice which will increase your chance of success in the shortlisting process.

Additional information

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is less than 37 hours or term-time only.

Work Permits: We may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) Points-based Immigration System. Please see for more information on the Skilled Worker Visa.

We offer the opportunity for the suitable candidate to choose to  work in a hybrid way. Your specific working arrangements will be subject to team and service working arrangements already in place alongside Government guidance.  Your contractual location will be the designated council office for your team and travel to and from your contractual location would be at your own expense.

For more information about our values and the benefits of working at the council, visit Why work for us (

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Encouraging a diverse workforce

Our city is known and loved for its diversity. Not only is the mixture of people, culture and skills vital to the economic and social development of the city, it's what makes Brighton & Hove such a great place to live, work and visit. We are committed to developing and retaining a workforce that is representative of the diverse communities we serve so we welcome applications from individuals from all backgrounds. In order to achieve our aims of proportionate representation, we particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as disabled, male or trans.

Find out more about our commitment to being a fair and inclusive place to work where everyone can achieve their potential by reading about our fair and inclusive actions, our anti-racism strategy and the work we are doing to encourage a diverse workforce (