Contracts Officer

Peterborough Council

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Peterborough City Council, where your knowledge and commitment to exemplary standards will allow you to make an impact in a key role as a Revenues and Benefits Contract Monitoring Officer.

As a member of a small team (based in Peterborough/ home worker), the role involves a number of key duties including the provision of a quality control function for Housing / Council Tax Benefit and Council Tax, involving client side expertise and knowledge in the checking of Benefit claims and Council Tax amendments that have been undertaken by the Council’s partner as part of the Peterborough Serco Strategic Partnership. The role also involves close working with partners such as the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on Single Fraud Investigation Service (SFIS) claims.

Local government is currently facing unprecedented financial challenges but at Peterborough City Council, a clear budget strategy combined with a commitment to exemplary standards of financial management will ensure that this challenge is met.

With a minimum of 3 years relevant experience in Housing and Council Tax Benefit, you will provide a high quality, professional contract monitoring function across a range of Housing Benefit and Council Tax areas.

This is a part time vacancy with a maximum of 30 hours per week, with flexibility offered on working pattern and the opportunity to be office based or home working.

If you would like more information about the role, please contact Chris Yates at

We are proud to serve the diverse communities of Cambridgeshire/Peterborough and want our workforce to reflect this diversity, which we believe is beneficial for our employees, the organisation and the communities we serve.

Vacancy closes: 26/06/2022

Interview date: Provisionally W/C 04/07/2022

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Salary range / grade: Salary/Grade - £25,927 - £29,174 FTE - flexible part time hours available, max 30.

Hours: 30 hours per week

Closing date: 26th Jun 2022, 11:59pm

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