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38 Albion Street Glasgow, G1 1LH
£40,592.18 - £47,067.25 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

Job Description

Glasgow Life is looking for a Special Projects Officer to join us on a full, fixed term contract for a period up to 3 years. As a Special Projects Officer you will be joining our in-demand Special Projects Team. You will be part of a dedicated team which supports the delivery of capital projects and informing strategic asset management to the Glasgow Life estate.
The role
As a Special Projects Officer, you’ll be an integral part of the team as lead delivery of capital projects including brief writing, business case development, funding application development and project delivery required as part of the informed client role which Glasgow Life delivers on behalf of Glasgow City Council. Reporting to Special Projects Manager and working alongside an established team.
The candidate
If you’re interested in joining us as a Special Project Officer, you’ll need:
• Strong planning, coordination, problem-solving, and organisational skills.
• Experience in delivering results and collaborative working within project management, economic development, or a capital development-related context.
• Excellent verbal, written and graphic communication skills.
• A relevant qualification with experience in either capital, construction, or economic development projects.
You can read the full person specification for this role under the ‘Job Attachments’ section.
Some of our roles are currently piloting hybrid working, with teams working between the office and home. Your line manager will agree these days with you. This balance enables you to continue much-needed collaborative working.
Our office, located at Commonwealth, 32-34 Albion Street, G1 1LH has great links to public transport and nearby parking.
We believe in the transformational power of the programmes and events we provide for the people and visitors of Glasgow. If you would like to be part of what we do, we’d love to hear from you.
Important Dates: Closing date 26th May 2024 and interviews are provisionally scheduled for 3rd June 2024
More about our Corporate Services
As a Special Project Officer you will be joining Corporate Services. This includes Marketing and Communications, Business Support, Infrastructure and Finance. HR, Retail and Procurement and Development are also part of this. These teams undertake a wide range of roles to keep Glasgow Life operating smoothly as a first-rate charity. From creating compelling messages about the work we do to providing insights which help shape strategies. They also oversee the operation of over 100 venues across the city, account for millions of pounds, support our staff, and bring income into the charity through our shops.
About Glasgow Life
Glasgow Life is the charity which inspires people to lead richer, more active lives through culture and sport. Simply put, we believe that everyone deserves a great Glasgow life. We do this by delivering innovative cultural and sporting programmes and events which improve the mental, physical, and economic well-being of Glasgow.
Glasgow Life also creates unforgettable experiences for tourists, strengthening the city’s visitor economy. We help put on world-class events, conferences and festivals which enhance Glasgow’s international reputation. Glasgow is the first city to be named European Capital of Sport twice sport and was also the first place in the UK to be named a UNESCO City of Music.
Benefits at Glasgow Life
• A holiday allowance of 30 days plus 6.5 public holidays (for full-time roles). This will rise to 35 days after 5 years
• Membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme – which pays 19.3% in employer contributions
• Discounted Glasgow Club membership and money off in our museum shops and online store
• Option to buy extra annual leave
• Cycle-to-work scheme
• Flexible retirement
• Family-friendly policies
Diversity matters at Glasgow Life
We're determined to reflect the extraordinary diversity of Glasgow in our workforce. Glasgow Life is on a journey to develop a workplace that reflects the communities we serve. Where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work. We're a Disability Confident and Carer Positive employer and invite candidates from all backgrounds to apply. Read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on our website.

Application Packs

Alternative Application Packs can be requested in other formats for example, Large Print, Braille, Audio and other languages. To request an alternative Application Pack please phone 0141 287 1054.

Packs will be posted out to you within 3 working days of receiving your telephone request.

Please note the closing date of the job advert to ensure that you give yourself plenty of time to complete your application form and return it to us.

Further Information

For further information about working for us please refer to our website

  • Disability Confident Employer - Employer
  • Carer Positive Employer in Scotland - Engaged