People Services Programme Lead

Woodcock Street
£44,863 - £56,075
02 Jun 2021
18 Jun 2021
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Fixed Term Contract / Secondment for 12 months period initially.

For existing employees this opportunity is being offered as a secondment, subject to eligibility criteria.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of the Council’s Transformation Programme in the Human Resources and Organisational Development team. The role will be an integral part of the People Services Transformation Programme. The remit will be to support the design, plan and implementation of the People Services Target Operating Model. This includes supporting the design of people services delivery, establishing and delivering a programme plan and collaborating across People Services, the wider Council Management Team and the 1B Programme.

This is a new post that will report directly to the HR Transformation Programme Manager and will be critical in ensuring the identification, planning, delivery and tracking of key people related project activities and milestones for the People Services Transformation Programme and for communicating these to key stakeholders. The role will work with relevant directors, key stakeholders and the Corporate Project Management Office team on a regular basis. 

The post will be responsible for overseeing the project management of the people related workstreams and will ensure the council’s best practice and frameworks are adhered and to ensure effective handover to BAU People Services at project closure.

The role requires a strong HR & OD background as well as well-developed project-management skills: being organized and disciplined, showing attention to detail, and following up doggedly to ensure the right results. 

“Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information”

Ref: BCC001975

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants.  All non-UK applicants (excluding Ireland) may require a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must have an approved visa from the UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) before any employment offer can be confirmed. Unless they are an EEA or Swiss citizen or their family members, already living in the UK by 31 December 2020, then they will need to apply to the EU Settlement Scheme (EUSS) instead.”


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