Head of Business Case Capability

Recruiter
Sellafield Ltd
Location
Whitehaven, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
02 Sep 2019
Closes
09 Sep 2019
Ref
1170483142
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Would you like to be involved in work of breath-taking complexity, affecting the lives of millions?
Do you have the thirst for a challenge to embed HM Treasury's Green book 5 case model into a Government owned organisation that spends over £2bn per annum?
Do you want to earn an attractive salary with excellent benefits?
If so this could be the role for you:
Based in either West Cumbria or Risley we are seeking to recruit a Head of Business Case Capability who will be responsible for establishing, developing and leading a Business Case capability that develops, facilitates, prepares and authors robust and succinct business cases, which justify the necessary investment in programmes and projects whilst demonstrating that they are worthwhile, affordable, achievable and deliver value for money for the taxpayer.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience:
Essential
* Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
* Ability to work in conjunction with a range of internal and external colleagues, to develop the strategic, commercial, economic, financial and achievability cases that will inform a business case
* Capability of developing (from scratch) and managing a specialist team of people
* Proven ability to manage a diverse portfolio of complex work packages.
* Ability to write and/or managing the drafting of business cases for large and complex programmes and or projects
* Proven experience of writing coherent and compelling business cases with concise and compelling arguments which are understandable to a lay-person outside of a specialist field
* Proven experience of adapting to unfamiliar or complex subject matter
* Proven experience of building and effectively managing key stakeholder relationships.
* Has an inclusive and collaborative approach
* Proven experience of operating in a project environment and fully understand what is involved in project delivery
* Working at pace and to tight deadlines, ensuring attention to detail
* Experience of applying HM Treasury Green Book guidance and the 5 Case model to writing business case
* Experience of working in a politically sensitive or highly complex environment
Desirable
* Familiarity with the environment in which Sellafield Limited works.
* Proven track record of end-to-end development and writing of business cases
* Proven financial planning and/or investment appraisal experience
* Project management skills
* Qualified or part-qualified accountant

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