Programme Officer - Ref: RT05521

Walsall, West Midlands
£30,451 - £34,728 per annum
09 Jul 2021
25 Jul 2021
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Programme Officer - Ref: RT05521

  • £30,451 - £34,728 per annum
  • Full time, permanent

This is an internal vacancy open to existing Walsall Council employees only

The Walsall Proud Programme team are looking for a talented and tenacious individual who can help us to deliver change in line with the council’s transformation programme.

Developing technologies, customer expectations and external budget pressures mean we need to modernise and rethink how we deliver our services.

We are recruiting a Programme Officer to support the Proud Programme and Project Team in the successful delivery of Proud transformation programmes and projects.

The role of the Programme Officer is instrumental in the successful delivery of the Walsall Proud Programme.  The post holder will be expected to:

  • Support the development and delivery of the Council’s transformation programme through working alongside lead officers and partners as necessary in the co-ordination; monitoring and where required leading on aspects of the transformational programme.
  • Work closely and support senior managers, directors, programme managers and project management teams.
  • Support programme and project highlight reporting including capturing and tracking risks, issues, dependencies and benefits across the transformation programme. 
  • Co-ordinate, create and support programme and project management training to lead officers, programme/project managers and members.
  • Provide support, and assist with the delivery of transformation projects in accordance with best practice methodology.

We are looking for someone who has strong organisational and planning skills along with the ability and experience to work well with project teams in the development and delivery of change projects. 

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

View Job Description & Employee Specification

Closing date for applications: 25 July 2021

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

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