Digital Change & Project Officer - Doncaster


Doncaster City Council

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Based at: Civic Office, Doncaster / Home Working

Salary details: Grade 8, £29,447 - £33,024 (Pay award ending)

Contract Type: Temporary (2 years), Full-time, 37 hours per week

Closing date: 29th November 2023

There has never been a more exciting time to join Doncaster Council.

We are passionate about Doncaster - it’s a great place to live, do business and visit.

We have plenty to shout about – Doncaster is the UK’s best-connected location, we have many major developments in the pipeline, a vibrant urban centre with a thriving arts and cultural scene, sport and leisure attractions, wonderful green spaces, and a fascinating heritage. We firmly believe, as do our partners, that Doncaster is the place to be with a bright future and ambitions ahead of it. But don’t just take our word for it – anyone joining the council, can look forward to expanding their knowledge and skills in a dynamic, creative, and nurturing environment while truly making a difference to the communities we serve.

The aim is to help Doncaster to become one of the most successful Boroughs in England, and to deliver a better future, with person centred outcomes for the people of Doncaster. The role will be integral to achieving some of these outcomes. It is the engine room supporting the leadership of the Council and Partnerships at a local, regional, and national level.

What are we looking for?

We are looking for a confident and dedicated professional individual who is passionate about making a difference to people’s lives, to the outcomes they aspire to achieve. To embrace changing the conventional service provision with a digital focus thus reducing budgetary pressures but enhancing technology to achieve better outcomes. You would be joining the Home First Team at Doncaster Council on a temporary basis for up to 2 years.

We are looking to recruit an individual who is enthusiastic, dynamic and have a 'can-do' attitude; people who are highly organised, creative, and able to successfully deliver on projects, while building excellent relationships with key partners, new & existing suppliers, and stakeholders.

About the role

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to play a key role in the management and delivery of projects within Adults Directorate but also across the whole organisation, in line with agreed corporate priorities. The role will provide effective and high-quality change & project management on a range of specific areas, working within agreed timelines, budgetary constraints, to source and apply for funding associated with specific projects, using agreed project management methodologies and approaches.

In return for hard work and dedication, we offer you the chance to be part of a great team, dedicated to ensuring that all people in Doncaster thrive. You will also have access to a variety of attractive employee benefits, including competitive leave entitlement, the local government pension scheme and access to a range of staff discount and flexible benefits schemes. Visit our Working in Doncaster - City of Doncaster Council page to find out more.

Shortlisting will take place 30th November 2023 and interviews are to be confirmed.

For further details, or an informal chat, please contact: Jeannette Jones, HEART Team Manager (Home First), Tel: 01302 737550 email:

Doncaster Council is committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community where we strive to improve the quality of life for all. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and expect all staff to share these commitments.

Confirmation of appointment will be subject to a medical assessment.

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