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Project Co-ordinator (EU Nationals Support Project)

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £26,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th January 2019


  • Advertised from 3rd January 2019
  • (commensurate with experience) 35 hours per week. Six months fixed-term contract.

Role

The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network and acts as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.

Citizens Advice Scotland runs a series of national specialist services as projects which require centralised project co-ordination. We are currently looking for a full time Project Co-ordinator to ensure successful delivery of the EU Nationals Support Project. The role is offered on a fixed-term basis, initially for 6 months.

The EU Citizens Support Project will be delivered by the bureau network, providing information, advice and support to EU nationals through a Scotland wide helpline and face to face support. Citizens Advice Bureaux will employ specialist advisers to deliver the service which will enable EU nationals to go through the settlement application process and provide advice, help and support to them as they do so.

The role will involve co-ordination of Citizens Advice Scotland staff and local bureaux to enable effective delivery.

The successful candidate will have experience of project development, co-ordination and implementation as well as contract management and problem resolution. You will be able to demonstrate your ability to gather and analyse information in order to produce quality reports. You will possess excellent communication skills to be able to build good relationships, manage expectations and communicate information clearly and accessibly. Within your role as Project Co-ordinator, you are expected to contribute to the development of project plans, monitor progress and identify issues.

This is a great opportunity to play a critical role in helping to make society fairer, and in supporting our network of Citizens Advice Bureaux across Scotland.

Employee benefits

Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate. For more details of some of the other benefits on offer to our employees, please see the section on Employee benefits in the Application Pack.

Application notes

For further details and information on how to apply, please visit our website at cas.org.uk/vacancies/project-co-ordinator-eu-nationals-support.

To apply for this role, please visit Citizens Advice Scotland’s vacancies page and send completed copies of the Personal Details Form, along with your current CV to: recruitment@cas.org.uk

In addition, you will need to provide a written statement with examples which demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the post, as set out in the job description and person specification.

About the employer

The Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux – Citizens Advice Scotland. Scottish charity (SC016637) and company limited by guarantee (89892).