Corporate Change Project Internship- The London Borough of Redb

University of London (T/A Careers Group)
Ilford, Essex
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

This role would be ideal for someone with an interest in working in Local Government. This six month internship will provide an insight across all departments within the London Borough of Redbridge and is an excellent opportunity to be involved in high level, high profile projects at a time of major change.

Working in a dynamic and vibrant environment, this is a full time internship starting ASAP. The role is based at the Council offices in Ilford, so please ensure travel to this location is possible.

Application closing date: Friday 21st July 2017 at 12pm
Interview date: TBC


The Change Team is responsible for delivering a major change programme impacting upon all services across the Council. The Change Team help to redesign and refocus service delivery.

As an authority we will no longer be able to deliver the same services and as such more innovative ways to deliver services across Redbridge are required. Working alongside service areas the Change Team will work to enable service based transformation projects. The graduate intern will play a key role in helping to deliver the Council's Change Programmes and will be responsible for contributing to delivering a number of projects to support improved outcomes for residents.

Using a range of project methodologies the successful candidate will work with experienced project managers and a wide range of stakeholders to deliver significant projects.

Key deliverables

The graduate intern will have the opportunity to develop a wide range of skills and will assist in the in the delivery of a number of elements of each project which include:

  • Support the Project Manager with the day to day project decisions to ensure the project is on track to deliver the expected benefits
  • Undertake research and obtain information, evaluate data to produce reports/information to inform decisions and support recommendation
  • Stakeholders engagement and communications
  • Business Analysis
  • Developing and maintaining key project documentation
  • Support strategy development for new projects and initiatives

What basic skills and competencies are required for this position?

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritise project deliverables within the specified timeframes.
  • Good IT and literacy skills.
  • Good time management and organisation skills and the ability to drive the project forward within an agreed framework with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to embrace a range of project methodologies


£341.25 per week