Project Consultant - Kingston upon Thames

Surrey County Council
Claremont Park
14 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Details

The post is a permanent position.

The salary is £33,332 per annum for 36 hours per week based primarily at County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston KT1 2DN but will require travel to other offices dependent on the project. This position is based inside one of our main area offices, click HERE to see a 360 degree view of the building and surrounding area along with a view of the reception.

This post is a permanent position.

Flexible working supported where possible, laptop and mobile supplied. 24 days annual leave, local government salary-related pension offered, discounted child care vouchers as well as the option to join the car lease scheme. For more information, please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

About the Role

The role is based in the Business Improvement and Consultancy Team (BIC), within the Environment and Infrastructure (EAI) Directorate.

BIC works across both the services within the Directorate, Highways & Transport and Place Development. This role sits in the Consultancy side to provide Project and Programme Management support. The team work on multiple projects based on the business need and priority for the Directorate. This will require the post holder to be flexible and be able to work on different projects as necessary, being able to balance the requirements of multiple projects whilst ensuring delivery.

A key focus for the team is to undertake a series of efficiency reviews and efficiency-based projects. The post holder will be working closely with the services and teams within Environment & Infrastructure to help them identify possible savings across multiple areas of activity, to ensure teams make the required savings.

The post will involve carrying out investigation work, process mapping, options analysis and putting in place project delivery arrangements and timescales.

Integral to delivering in this role we are looking for an individual with relevant experience working on projects and specifically savings and efficiency focused reviews and projects, with the ability to quickly build good working relationships. A Project Management qualification would be desirable, but not essential.

For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 15th April 2018.

Equal Opportunity, Values and Behaviours

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

The values below will be crucial in delivering our corporate strategy, and are what we draw on to make a difference for Surrey residents.

  • Listen - We actively listen to others and expect to be listened to.
  • Responsibility - We take responsibility in all that we do at work.
  • Trust - We work to inspire trust and we trust in others.
  • Respect - We are supportive and inclusive and committed to learning from others.

Our behaviours are what people experience when they interact. They encompass how we do our work and how we treat other.

  • Be customer focused - We put the customer at the heart of our work and take responsibility to uphold the customer promise in all that we do.
  • Work as one team - We collaborate with and involve our partners, customers and colleagues, and build strong and lasting relationships based on listening, trust and mutual respect.
  • Make things happen - We plan and deliver our work on time and effectively, making sure we understand the needs and priorities and considering all our options and risks.
  • Communicate with purpose - We communicate clearly to all our stakeholders, making sure that we listen, understand and inform in the process.
  • Be the best we can be - We embrace the need for change and innovation, taking responsibility to improve our services and processes in the right way.
  • Develop ourselves and others - We learn continually, we seek feedback about our own performance and support others to learn.

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