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Senior Technical Officer

  • Location

    Dorset, England

  • Sector:

    Engineering & Surveying

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    £17.70 - £18.59 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    2 Months

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  • Expiry date:


Our client is seeking a Senior Technical Officer on an initial 2 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£17.70 p/h

Job Purpose:

  • To lead people to support the delivery of projects and services to achieve required outcomes within an allocated area of service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provision of day to day leadership and provision of professional advice to other professional and technical staff, partners , stakeholders, and councillors.
  • Direction and management of a range of projects and activities, in the production of cost effective solutions, to meet corporate, service and team priorities to deliver good outcomes for the community
  • Responsible for monitoring expenditure and managing allocated budgets ensuring optimum use of resources.
  • Co-ordination and direction of in-house and external resources to ensure successful project and/or service delivery.
  • Production of reports, and contract administration as required.
  • Preparation of fee estimates for projects or service including identifying resource requirements.
  • Ensuring that projects or services meet Quality, Health and Safety and Environmental Management Standards
  • Representing the County Council on relevant professional matters as required at public meetings, meetings with contractors and consultants.
  • Preparation of technical information for public inquiries, arbitration's, adjudications or similar events.
  • Maintenance of good relations with internal and external Clients, Partner Organisations and Councillors.
  • Any other lesser or comparable duties as required.

Skills and Experience:

  • Significant post-qualification experience in relevant field, including
  • management and leadership of significant projects
  • Experience of handling information requests from a wide range of stakeholders and responding with complex professional and technical advice
  • Experience of project management
  • Experience of producing committee reports
  • Experience of successful funding bids
  • Substantial professional knowledge of relevant law, national, regional and local policy.
  • Knowledge of management and leadership best practice
  • Extensive knowledge of project management
  • High awareness of (and an effective approach to) ensuring good health and safety practice.

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