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Negotiable in Argyll and Bute, PA31 8RT
£31,990 - £34,764 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

Service: Development & Economic Growth

Closing Date: Wednesday 12th June 2024

This is a great opportunity for a person interested in following a career in Local Authority, and the challenges faced within a largely rural environment. A key aspect of this post will be assisting with the delivery of Rural Growth Deal projects such as ‘West Coast Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Innovation Logistics & Training Hub (Oban Airport)’ and ‘Argyll - Digital Connectivity’. More information can be found on the following link Rural Growth Deal | Argyll and Bute Council (

The post holder will support the Strategic Transportation Policy Officer with Government, Elected Member, Business and Community Engagement, preparation of business cases and bids to secure external funding for Digital and Transport related projects, including providing support in procuring, project managing and delivery of the projects.

The postholder will help influence and secure the maximum benefits of the external roll out of digital connectivity throughout Argyll and Bute, with a particular focus on the delivery of Ultrafast Broadband and 4/5G technology.

This is a full time, permanent post, 35 hours per week.

Argyll and Bute Council recognises the numerous benefits of a positive work-life balance to the wellbeing and productivity of our employees. We will take a flexible first approach to requests from our employees to change the way that they work. While we must balance such requests with the need to ensure the quality of the important services we deliver is not compromised, we will ensure that each request is given careful consideration with a view to achieving a positive outcome wherever possible.

Applicants should note that:-

  • This post is not suitable for job share.

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We encourage applications from people from all backgrounds and aim to have a workforce that represents the wider society that we serve. We pride ourselves on being an employer of choice. We champion diversity, inclusion and wellbeing and aim to create a workplace where everyone feels valued and a sense of belonging. To find out more about our commitment to this please visit Equality & Diversity Policy

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