Projects & Performance Officer Vacancy

Posted as , on Monday 5 February 2018


Projects & Performance Officer Vacancy

Skills, Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA)

The Business Centre, Church Street, West Bromwich B70 8RP

Skills Work and Enterprise Development Agency (SWEDA) has been providing services to all diverse communities in Sandwell and surrounding areas since 1989. Our services aim to tackle barriers faced by people when wishing to access training, employment or self-employment by providing advice, guidance mentoring and training; empowering and enabling clients to reach their goals. We provide support to disadvantaged groups, e.g. Lone Parents, Long/Short Term Unemployed, Women, Benefits claimants, BAME (Black and Minority Ethnic) and Young People. Each year we support and inspire over 1,400 individuals.


Projects & Performance Officer

Part time 22.5 hours per week

£20,000 – £23,000 per annum (pro rata)

(Dependent on experience and qualifications)

Temporary Maternity Cover (September 2018); subject to initial 3 month probationary period


This is an exciting position to join SWEDA to support the delivery of several projects including our Building Better Opportunities Community Matters programme funded by The Big Lottery Fund and the European Social Fund.

The Community Matters Programme provides skills, training and employment support for those furthest from the labour market. The job role includes assessing clients’ support needs, drawing up individual Learning Plans, monitoring and evaluating their programme of support as well as completing paperwork to contractual and quality requirements.

The Project & Performance Officers role will be to ensure that all our programmes and projects are effective, efficient and of a quality that meets high quality service standards. Primarily the role will focus on the coordination and monitoring of the Building Better Opportunities Community Matters Programme. The post holder will work closely with our team of advisors and management to support them to meet the monitoring and compliance responsibilities of the funder and the programme.

The successful candidate will need proven experience of and skills in planning, managing and monitoring projects and programmes with a range of targets, outputs, and outcomes to time and quality standards. Will also have strong verbal and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills. Must be proficient in Microsoft Windows and be competent in the use of MS Office applications.


For details of how to apply Download Job Description and Person Specification from

Or please call 0121 525 2558 for further information.

Application via CV and Covering Letter that addresses the Job Description and Person Specification to:


Closing Date: 18th February 2018

Project & Performance Officer Job Description & Person Specification