Project Manager

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£30,492 - £32,851
Posted
07 Sep 2021
Closes
26 Sep 2021
Job Ref
REC27251
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Standard

Job Title: Project Manager
Vacancies: 4no. 
Salary: £30,492 - £32,851 
Full-Time: 35 hours
Location: Worcester
Temporary: 12 months


The Role:

Here at Worcestershire County Council, we’re truly committed to building a successful and growing local economy, protecting our environment, improving outcomes for our children, young people and families, and helping ensure our residents are healthier, live longer and have a better quality of life. This means constantly evolving how we operate, innovate and succeed as an organisation. And this is where you come in.


The Opportunity:

We’re looking for experienced, self-motivated, positive and committed Project Managers, on a 12-month fixed term contract, to work within the Transformation and Commercial Directorate. 

We’ll look to you to develop and manage a wide variety of transformation projects within the programme portfolios across Worcestershire County Council and Worcestershire Children First. 

You’ll work with partners, sponsors and business leads to implement solutions to ensure our transformation programmes are aligned to corporate and strategic priorities and the medium-term financial plan. Supported by a Programme Portfolio Lead, you’ll ensure the projects are delivered in a robust, efficient and coordinated manner to deliver benefits and improved outcomes across the county.


Your Background:

If you’re the kind of person who is prepared to get stuck in, who wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then Worcestershire County Council is the place for you.  

You will need to be self-reliant, able to work to tight and changing timelines, have excellent communication skills, experience of project management methodologies, and able to think innovatively to achieve the best outcomes for people and communities of Worcestershire.

Successful candidates will be able to tangibly demonstrate experience and ability to meet the person specification criteria, in particular:

•    Substantial relevant experience of large project/programme and /or change management activity within a complex organisation. 
•    Significant experience of managing people through working with a wide range of stakeholders 
•    Significant experience of change management techniques and their application 


Benefits:

In return, you can look forward to:

•    25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
•    35-hour working week, with flexible working, including remote working opportunities
•    Commitment to ongoing professional development and training.
•    Excellent opportunities for career progression

If you want to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Amanda Dunn, Programme Portfolio Lead, Worcestershire County Council at adunn2@worcestershire.gov.uk.


Disability Confident:

We are inclusive – this is really important to us and we are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. 

Disability Confident is helping us recruit and retain great people to meet our workforce needs.  

If you have a disability and require reasonable adjustments, please let us know. 


Applying:

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached. 

Please consider the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification when applying. You should include examples of why you should be considered; and the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to cward4@worcestershire.gov.uk

Application Closing Date: Sunday 26th September 2021

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