Senior Project Manager

Hereford, Herefordshire
Salary: £38,890 - £42,821 per annum (salary dependent on experience)
15 Jul 2021
22 Jul 2021
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Salary: £38,890 - £42,821 per annum (salary dependent on experience)
Contract: Fixed term for 6 months
Hours: 37 hours per week
Location: Hereford
Closing date: 22/07/21

Herefordshire Council is seeking an experienced Project Manager used to working in a high profile, demanding project arena. The Council has an ambitious Children’s Transformation Programme requiring a well-established project manager with a proven track record of development and delivery. We offer excellent career prospects, training and peer support.

You will join the newly created Project Management Office and provide project management expertise to a number of existing and emerging projects across all directorates. We are looking for a talented individual with strong stakeholder management & leadership skills, evidence of managing large projects and experience ideally working with Children’s Services and Social Care. You will have knowledge of project delivery models and have a proactive approach to project delivery.

You will be able to quickly establish strong working relationships and credibility with Directors, Assistant Directors, Heads of Service, and internal and external delivery teams.

For any queries please contact Jean Saunders, Children’s and Families Portfolio Manager at

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:
• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and
• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council
Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme
Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts.
We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

To apply, please submit your CV along with a supporting statement, referring to the job description and person specification, detailing how you meet the specific requirements of the role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at:


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