Senior Officer - Public Sector - 33k

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting our client, a large and well-known Public Sector Organisation with the recruitment of a Senior Officer to join their team based in Belfast.

This is a Full-Time Monday - Friday position. 37 hours per week. Monday - Friday 9 - 5.


£28,762 - £33,900 per annum, plus benefits.


  • Apply appropriate IT systems and software to support decision making.
  • Plan, compile and issue quarterly Information Bulletin to update and inform stakeholders.
  • Manage requests for information and responding to these within required time frames.
  • Co-ordinate, allocate and monitor work to meet wider supporting people business objectives.
  • Arrange and as required attend meetings and visits with external stakeholders to progress Supporting People objectives and ensure compliance with relevant policies and procedures including the Supporting People Funding Agreement.
  • Contribute to the development of and assessment of new service development proposals.
  • Provide support in the organisation, preparation and management of a range of meetings with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Contribute to and promote continuous improvement.
  • Ensure procedures are implemented to enable monitoring of work and accurate reporting of progress.
  • Participate in regular team meetings/briefings.


  • Hold a degree (Level 6*) or equivalent plus 1 year's relevant experience in 3 of the 5 competency areas.


  • Hold a BTEC Higher Cert/Diploma (Level 5*) qualification plus at least 2 year's relevant experience in 3 of the 5 competency areas.


  • Can demonstrate at least 3 years of relevant experience working in 3 of the 5 competency areas.

Applicants will be expected to demonstrate that they have gained the required experience in a minimum of 3 of the 5 specific competency areas:

  • Experience in effectively communicating with statutory and voluntary agencies and/or in developing effective working relationships across a range of stakeholders.
  • Experience in strategy/policy or service development/ business improvement requiring good negotiation and communication skills.
  • Experience in conducting investigation, research, or monitoring performance against agreed targets and drafting reports (outlining corrective or innovative action) to a high standard.
  • Experience in managing competing priorities and working to deadlines.
  • Experience in the general day to day organisation of the work place or section and staff management under the supervision of a senior officer.

For further information on this opportunity, or any other position in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link or contact Conor Birch in the strictest confidence.