Project Manager

Worcester, Worcestershire
£30,492 - £32,851 per annum
16 Jul 2021
08 Aug 2021
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Contract Type
Fixed Term Contract
Working Pattern
Flexible hours

Project Manager - Fixed Term Contract

Based at County Hall in Worcester

Salary scale PO1 £30,492 - £32,851

35 hours per week

Do you want to make a difference for children and young people in Worcestershire?

The Sufficiency and Place Planning team, in the Education and Early Help Directorate of Worcestershire Children First, are looking for a self-motivated and experienced Project Manager to lead on reviews of education provision, as well as school organisational changes and supporting the sufficiency work across all areas of education.

This is a key role in driving forward the Sufficiency Planning for education place priorities in the Worcestershire Children First Business Plan. The team is responsible for the review and delivery of the right education provision in the right places.

You will be required to work closely with colleagues across the education sector and partners, manage school organisation processes to ensure collaborative working to deliver good education provision for all. You will need to be self-reliant, able to work to tight and changing timelines, have a focus on stakeholder engagement with excellent communication skills, have experience of project management methodologies, and able to think innovatively to achieve the best outcomes for children, young people and families of Worcestershire.

What we can offer you:

• Fixed term contract / secondment, 35 hours per week, initially for 18 months

• Flexible and mobile working arrangements

If you're interested in joining and contributing to the development of education provision including provision for children and young people with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities in Worcestershire, your application should outline the reasons you feel that you should be considered; the experience, skills and knowledge that you would bring to the post; and should be written with consideration to the Person Specification attached. Please seek permission from your line manager if you wish to be considered for the role through an internal secondment arrangement.

Please find attached the job description and person specification. If you would like any additional information or an informal conversation about the role please contact Rachel Kiernan ( and request a call.

Application Closing Date 08/08/2021

Proposed Interview Date 16/08/2021