ICT Programme and Project Officer, Ref RT14221

Walsall, West Midlands
Salary G8 £30,451 - £34,728 per annum (plus excellent employee benefits)
11 Jan 2022
16 Jan 2022
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ICT Programme and Project Officer, Ref RT14221
Salary G8 £30,451 - £34,728  per annum (plus excellent employee benefits)

This is a Fixed Term contract for 12 months or alternatively this can be a 12 month secondment for Walsall Council employees.

Walsall Council is transforming how it works. Developing technologies, customer expectations and external budget pressures mean we need to modernise and rethink how we deliver our services.

We are recruiting an ICT Programme & Project Officer to join our ICT Programme Management Office (PMO) Team, tasked with supporting the PMO function, whilst also delivering small/medium Projects and Services to ensure Walsall Council continues to have an ICT infrastructure fit for the future.

Working as a key member of the ICT PMO, the post holder will be responsible for successful design, planning and delivery of council wide technology, through small/medium change projects including:

  • Management of business case, project initiation and management of the key benefits realisation including efficiencies and savings.
  • Mobilise and manage appropriate technical and business resources to achieve agreed plans and milestones
  • Ensure project deliverables are achieved within time, cost and quality criteria, whilst managing project risks and issues.
  • Ensure alignment of deliverables from their tasks with the ICT portfolio of programmes and projects and also the wider corporate transformation programme initiatives.

If you’re ready for your next challenge, we’re ready to hear from you!  

This post is covered by the Government’s Code of Practice on the English Language Fluency Duty for public sector workers. The post holder will be required to communicate verbally with customers and provide advice and/or information in accurate spoken English.

View Job Description and Employee Specification

Closing date for applications: Sunday 16th January 2022

NOTE: Internal applicants should note that before applying for a secondment opportunity they should seek the support of their line manager in the first instance

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For this role the successful candidates must undergo a Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) check.  BPSS is the minimum standard to ensure the identity and integrity of an employee who has access to official information using secure networks linking central government and local authorities.  A BPSS check involves four main elements; Identity Check, National and Immigration Status, Employment History (last 3 years) and Verification of Criminal Record (unspent convictions only).

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