Programme Coordinator (UK Central)
37.0 Hours per Week
We are offering an exciting opportunity for a well organised and dedicated Programme Co-ordinator to join the rapidly growing UK Central (UKC) Project Management Office.
The delivery of HS2 in the Borough presents a unique opportunity to realise unprecedented levels of growth in Solihull and, through its ‘UK Central’ vision, the Council is embarking upon a programme of infrastructure development and delivery on a scale never seen before in Solihull.
As Programme Co-ordinator you will play a pivotal role in supporting the development and delivery of the Growth and Development Investment Programme, working closely with Project Managers to ensure effective and efficient implementation of a wide variety of projects.
Joining at this very exciting time, your broad knowledge and experience of programme management will ensure that projects are successfully delivered. You will consider your interpersonal skills to be one of your key strengths, enabling you to engage, build relationships with stakeholders at all levels and communicate complex information to a variety of audiences
In return we can offer you a unique opportunity to be involved in a wide range of diverse and interesting projects with potential for further career development. And working for Solihull means that we can offer employees a professional and friendly working environment, together with a range of flexible working options, attractive staff benefits and a career average pension scheme.
Whilst this post is offered on a full time basis, we will also welcome applications from those interested in job share.
Please contact Alexander Heath, (Group Manager – Programme Development) on 0121 704 6529 for an informal discussion.
Closing date for completed applications is 23rd September 2018. Candidates will be asked to undertake psychometric tests as part of the selection process. Successful applicants will then be invited to interview on 10th October 2018.
Please note we do not accept CVs.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required.
This post requires the following Disclosure and Barring check: Not required.
Solihull Council has a responsibility for, and a commitment to, safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults at risk and requires all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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