Project Manager

Location
Worcester, Worcestershire
Salary
£30,492 - £32,851 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2022
Closes
30 Jan 2022
Job Ref
REC2725127252
Contact
Recruitment Team
Contract Type
Full time temporary
Working Pattern
Standard

Job Title: Project Manager
Salary: £30,492 - £32,851 per annum
Full-Time: 35 hours
Location: Couty Hall Campus, 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 an experienced, self-motivated, positive and committed Project Manager, 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 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 (per annum, pro rata for part-time) :

• 25 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
• Local Government Pension Scheme
• Access to a range of leisure, fashion, travel and lifestyle discounts


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.


Equality:

Worcestershire County Council is committed to promoting equality and diversity and ensuring that all appointments are made based on the suitability of a candidate to the role only.
In line with the "Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974, we do not automatically reject applicants with a criminal record. Every application will be considered individually, considering the nature and circumstances of the conviction and the type of work applied for. You will not be asked to disclose 'spent' convictions unless the work requires access to children and vulnerable adults.


Applying: 

CV with Cover Letter are invited to apply for this role. 

Please find the Job Description and Person Specification attached.

Please write your submission with consideration for the essential and desirable criteria on the Person Specification. This should include examples why you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post.

Please submit your CV and cover letter to adunn2@worcestershire.gov.uk 


Application Closing Date: Sunday 30th January 2022,
Anticipated Interview Date: to be confirmed

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