Assistant Strategy and Performance Officer, Hybrid

Assistant Strategy and Performance Officer

Salary: From £29,269 up to £32,076 per annum pro rata (pay award pending)

Grade: H

Contract: Permanent posts available

Hours: 37 hours

Location:  Hybrid, County Hall Northallerton


Following a re-structure to better serve the needs of the new unitary authority for North Yorkshire, the Strategy and Performance Team is recruiting Assistant Strategy and Performance Officers whose role is to support performance management and the development of strategies and policies across the council. This is an exciting opportunity to start a career in a local authority and develop a broad range of knowledge, skills and experience relating to the work of local government.



Working in a newly formed small team of five people your main duties will be to:


  • Assist the development, monitoring and review of specified multi-agency, council, directorate and service action plans.
  • Assist with the analysis of national and local policy changes.
  • Assist with horizon scanning of national and local current affairs that may impact on the work of the local authority.
  • Support the development of corporate responses to changing strategy or policy requirements.
  • Support the performance management and monitoring of services.



The successful candidate must have:


  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Effective planning, co-ordination and organising skills.
  • Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent ICT skills.



In return we can offer you a range of Continuing Professional Development opportunities and employee benefits including a competitive salary, generous leave entitlement, flexible working hours, a government pension scheme and access to our ‘Everybody Benefits’ package which includes a variety of retail discounts. You can also expect to receive ongoing support throughout your role and to be part of a friendly and dedicated team.



For further information about this role please contact Tony Law :



Key Documents


Job Description.pdf

Total Rewards Brochure.pdf


Key Dates


Closing Date: 23rd June 2024

Interview Date: W/C 1st July 2024



NYC are committed to directly recruiting staff and will not accept applications nor services from agency suppliers in respect of our vacancies. 


We are committed to meeting the needs of our diverse community and aim to have a workforce reflecting this diversity. We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. 


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North Yorkshire Councils’ purpose is to deliver services and facilities to the diverse residents and visitors of North Yorkshire. To ensure we deliver inclusive services we strive to have a diverse workforce where everybody can be themselves by respecting differences and embedding equality of opportunity. We celebrate diversity and recognise each other’s contributions; we therefore welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds.



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Assistant Strategy and Performance Officer, Hybrid
Location: County Hall Campus
Salary: £29,269 per annum - £32,076 per annum