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The Role:

Are you looking for a new role in an ambitious and driven Technology & Digital Services? We're looking for a 3x Project Officer Apprentices to work on exciting technology and digital related projects, whilst gaining project management qualifications via our award-winning Apprentice scheme!

The Project Officer supports projects and programmes within Technology & Digital Service, providing support to planning and scheduling of projects and programmes. The post holder will attend meetings, capture minutes and actions, and provide administrative support to the Technology and Digital Service leadership team, as required. They will be required to manage projects of increasing scope and complexity as they progress through their apprenticeships. Projects they will work on include re-development of the council's website, staff intranet and helping teams with making better use of data.

About Southwark

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

About You

-Are you a graduate looking to work in an exciting, dynamic environment and on projects delivering technology and digital related change?

-Are you a strong communicator?

-Are you passionate about technology, digital and data?

Additional salary details


-Flexible working

Recruitment timetable

Applications close – 6th Oct

Assessment centre 25th Oct

The assessment centre will consist of the below:

- A video bio

- In person group activity

- Face to face Interview

Guaranteed Interview Scheme

As part of our commitment to inclusion, we offer guaranteed interviews for specific groups of people. To qualify, you'll need to meet the minimum requirements for the role, and identify with one of the below criteria:

  • Members of the Armed Forces and veterans
  • Are currently in care, or have previously been in care
  • If you consider yourself to be disabled or if you have a long-term health condition

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.