South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

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Projects and Governance Officer – Grenfell Actions Implementation Team


Contract: 12 months Fixed Term Contract (with potential for further 12 month extension)

Salary: Grade 6 (£25,481 – £27,741)


Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)

Work Pattern: Mon – Fri


Location: SYFR Headquarters, Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG


An opportunity has arisen within the Grenfell Actions Implementation Team for a Projects and Governance Officer, based at Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to provide officer support to project managers and heads of function, giving corporate oversight of projects, policies and risk management across the organisation. This post is specifically for the Grenfell Actions Implementation Team but there may be some requirement to assist other departments.

The key duties will include

  • Projects and programmes support
  • Policy support
  • Risk support

You must possess

  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills
  • A great work ethic

For more information about the role contact T/AM Cath Toovey on ctoovey@syfire.gov.uk

A job description and person specification for the role can be also be obtained by contacting our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2811.

To apply for the post please contact recruitment@syfire.gov.uk for an application form.

Closing date for applications is 12:00 hours on 10 May 2021. 

Interviews will be held from 21st to 27th May 2021.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

This content was last updated on April 19th, 2021