Project Manager The Corporate Strategy & Transformation (CST) team
The Corporate Strategy & Transformation (CST) team sits in the Policy, Performance & Communications directorate. The team is responsible for supporting the definition, design and implementation of the Council's transformation portfolio and the continued development of the Council's Project Management Community.
This is an opportunity to work on the council transformation portfolio including The Westminster Way, the exciting people development programme, which will deliver the vision to make Westminster a great place to work.
The council is currently delivering a number of significant and exciting programmes that will improve our resident's lives and the services it delivers.
To help ensure success, CST is either leading projects and programmes, or providing support to the delivery leads.
This is an exciting time for the team with a number of large, complex, interesting and exciting pieces of work coming up. Your work would likely include leading on projects, supporting programme leads, researching best practice, developing key documentation, engaging with services around the council, and shadowing frontline teams. You will also have the chance to work on Directorate based projects.
This can be a development opportunity for the right person who displays the right qualities, is tenacious, wants to help and support programmes and projects, and has a real passion and interest in project management.
The scope of this role can be flexed to suit your needs, that is, this is an opportunity that you can help shape to ensure you get the most from it.
Working as part of a programme team you will have responsibility for running and delivering key projects identified as part of The Westminster Way
Maintaining an awareness of potential interdependencies with other projects and their impact
Reporting on project progress through highlight reports and end-stage assessments
Managing project risks, including the development of contingency plans
Managing the production of the required deliverables
Managing project administration
Working as part of the Corporate Strategy and Transformation team you will have responsibility for delivering and supporting the corporate portfolio of change
Help develop and actively contribute to the transformation portfolio through cross-departmental and multidisciplinary working
Matrix manage project teams, driving forward performance by setting high standards, developing individuals' capabilities and supporting the team to be productive and accountable for their decisions
Undertake any other duties as may be required by line manager
To be an excellent role model for junior members of the team, supporting their development where possible