Opportunities to Join the Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub team and support our aim is to drive skills and employment priorities across Lancashire.

About Us

The Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub is a strategic team that supports the work of Lancashire’s Local Authorities. Working to the Lancashire Skills and Employment Advisory Panel our aim is to drive skills and employment priorities across Lancashire.

Come and join our amazing team and make a real difference to the lives of Lancashire people.

Are you a person passionate about skills and employment and how they can have a positive impact on a business, a person or a community?

Job Title: Project Officer; Digital

Salary: £33,945 per annum (Grade 8)

Location: Flexible home/office working with some travel around the North West – office base Preston, County Hall

Hours: 37 hours (with some flexibility)

Contract: 12 Month Fixed Term

Closing date: 2nd August 2024

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join the Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub team and support the Lancashire Digital Skills Partnership’s projects including the role out of the Digital Skills for Defence STEM and Digital Bursary Scheme. We are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic, proactive person who is a skilled communicator. We need someone who can quickly build rapport and relationships with the key people involved in project delivery and support and manage successful delivery of projects, activities and events. We are also looking for someone who is conscientious and detailed.

Your role will be within the Lancashire Skills and Employment Hub Team. You will join our collaborative and supportive team who work in partnership with a wide range of organisations across Lancashire and Nationally. We are a friendly team who want to make a difference to the people and businesses of Lancashire.

The post will support the Digital Skills Partnership Coordinator to further the work of the LDSP and meet the objectives of the Lancashire Skills and Employment Strategic Framework by supporting the projects and activities of the partnership. There will be a specific focus on the delivery of the Digital Skills for Defence STEM and Digital Bursary Scheme contract but a wider involvement in the activity of the LDSP will be required.


  • Flexible working and work life balance
  • Inclusive support groups and forums available for anyone to join
  • Local Government Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution, death in service payments, life assurance and dependents pensions.
  • Benefits package including day care, Medicash, eye tests etc.
  • Training and development opportunities
  • Holiday entitlement, 25 days annual leave entitlement rising to 31, after five years’ continuous service. Eight bank holidays and two further additional statutory days during the Christmas and New Year period

Find out more about the Lancashire County Council benefits here.

Job Description and Person Specification

Please ensure you have uploaded and attached your supporting statement to evidence how you meet the criteria for the role. The panel may be unable to shortlist you for interview without this evidence.

For an informal and confidential discussion contact Kerry Harrison

Closing date for applications is 2nd August 2024

Interviews will take place on Friday 9th August 2024 at County Hall, Preston

We do not hold a sponsorship licence and can only consider applications from candidates who are legally entitled to work in the UK. If you do not have the right to work in the UK, your application will not progress.

Schedule:  Whilst the post is advertised as a full-time role, applications are welcome from individuals who wish to work flexibly – for example, in school hours or as a job share – please state clearly in the application preferred ways of working and hours.

Inclusivity: We want to be truly representative of our communities so take inclusivity seriously. We would like to improve the diversity within our team to better reflect the people we serve and enhance our service, so would especially welcome applications from you if you are a person of colour, from the LGBTQ+ community or have a disability.

To Apply Please Click Here: Project Officer (Digital Skills) – LCC Career Site Careers (