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Program Co-ordinator - What Works Cities program (12 month FTC)

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Recruiter: Public Digital
Listed on: 12th November
Location: London
Salary/Rate: £35000 - £35000
Type: Contract
Start Date: 2021-11-12

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Program Co-ordinator - What Works Cities program (12 month FTC)
London (office/remote)
Salary: c£35,000 FTE. Dependent on experience
Location: Hybrid working: based in the London office, with a mix of working remotely and flexibly. There will be calls later in the day UK time. You will have flexibility to structure your working hours accordingly.
Scope: This is a one year fixed term contract with the likelihood of extending by two further years in line with the 3 year What Works Cities program
We are Public Digital, a digital transformation consultancy. We help global institutions that matter thrive in the internet era. We operate globally, advising companies and governments on six continents.
We're values-driven and we articulate them in our positions. Attitude, as much as skill, is critically important to us as a team and we look for entrepreneurialism, initiative, kindness, and a willingness to pitch in. Our theory of change is: Digital. Teams. Work.
Role overview
Public Digital is delighted to be working with Johns Hopkins University (JHU), in partnership with Bloomberg Philanthropies, to deliver technical assistance as part of the wider What Works Cities program.
This is an opportunity to support delivery of our program of technical assistance to cities across Canada, the US and LATAM.
You will work closely with the Program Director, liaising and co-ordinating with stakeholders in the program and in cities and support our team of expert digital delivery practitioners.
What you'll do for us:
- Be responsible for organising meetings, workshops and events as required by the Program Director
- Support in running our relationships with cities including organising regular check-ins.
- Support the running of virtual and live workshops
- Support the smooth running of the team as required
- Ensure actions and follow-ups are recorded effectively and communicated across the team
What we're looking for:
- Someone with strong interpersonal skills who will enjoy connecting with a large network of stakeholders and working across an enthusiastic team
- Strong planning and organisational skills, able to manage multiple priorities
- Attention to detail
- Self driven and high levels of initiative
- Ability to work in a fast paced and sometimes ambiguous environment
- Excellent communication skills, verbally clear and simplicity in written communications
- Ability to handle a variety of tasks
- Someone who is keen to learn and grow into the role
What's in it for you?
- Opportunity to grow and progress rapidly within an engaged, supportive environment
- Work within an engaged, collaborative and supportive environment, with peers who are experts in their field
- Home and remote working
- Be empowered to do your best job
- Be entrepreneurial and contribute to the growth and success of Public Digital
- Buddy system and prioritised mental health
- Generous holiday allowance
- Private healthcare
How we get to know you
If you would like to chat to us before applying for this role, please email us.
We review all applications on the basis of your answers to the sift questions. Your responses are critical and will determine whether you progress to the next stage of selection. As a blind sift, we do not shortlist on the basis of your CV.
We would like to understand your background, attitudes, experiences and your motivation in wanting to work with us. We typically do this through a:
- phone interview up to 30 minutes
- panel interview and
- a chat with a peer online
Closing date for applications: 26th November 2021
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