Project Manager

Location
Wolverhampton
Salary
£36,922 - £41,881
Posted
11 Nov 2021
Closes
28 Nov 2021
Job Ref
WLV000003863
Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
See advert details
Hours
Full-Time

This vacancy is for an 18-month fixed term in the role of Project Manager. The role will work across a high-profile transformation programme that aims to achieve better outcomes for adults and families across the city.

Providing support primarily on an Adult Services change project, the successful candidate will be an enthusiastic and effective Project Manager carrying out day to day activities to ensure that projects and programmes are successfully managed using the corporate project management methodology. We are seeking experience of working within a project environment at all stages of the Lifecyle and a track record of building and maintaining good working relations with key stakeholders. The successful candidate will be working within the vision and outcomes set by the service and the transformation programme. All project activity will be centred around objectives and measurable improvements. Working alongside the wider Projects and Programme team and Adults Transformation team, the successful candidate will be fully supported in their role. Benefits:
  • Pension scheme
  • Flexible working
  • Remote/office working
  • Buy annual leave scheme
  • WV Active Corporate membership
  • Great rates on ethical savings and loans through Wolverhampton City Credit Union

Skills:

  • Passion and interest for leading projects that improve outcomes for the most vulnerable across our city
  • Understanding of business change projects
  • Professional approach to project management
  • Experience across the project lifecycle
  • Evidence of a varied project management portfolio
  • Good communicator
  • Thorough understanding of risks and issues
  • Understanding of good governance, particularly within a political environment
  • A strong leader with credibility and flair
  • Highly motivated, resourceful and resilient
  • Experience of working with schools is an advantage

If you require further information regarding this post please contact Emma Cleary at Emma.Cleary@wolverhampton.gov.uk.

Supporting documents
Project Manager Job Description and Personal Specification.docx

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