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Change and Transformation Project Manager

Employer
CPR
Location
UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
23 May 2022

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Sector
Technology & New Media
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
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I am currently recruiting for a Change and Transformation Project Manager to work with a Local Authority in West London on a contract basis.

You will demonstrate strong project management skills and flexibility to lead projects that deliver across a range of services including, but not limited to:

• Children and Families
• Adult Services
• Place
• Customer and Transactional Services

You will expertly manage the day-to-day operational aspects of project delivery, including feasibility and business case design, project planning, risk management and good project governance.

The client is looking for someone to:

Lead the development and delivery of a project within the Future Ealing Programme
Be responsible for the direction, coordination, implementation, control and completion of Outcome Review projects.
Create and deliver project work plans and revise as appropriate to meet changing needs and requirements.
Expertly manage the day-to-day operational aspects of the project(s)
Follow project management techniques and processes that will deliver projects to time, quality and within budget
Main duties of the role will include:

To initiate, plan, direct and coordinate activities and ideas to manage and implement projects improving outcomes for the community.
To manage all aspects of project delivery, including feasibility and business case design; project planning; dependencies and interfaces between projects; risks and mitigating actions and good project governance.
To execute the governance framework for projects including project plans, risk registers, issue logs, benefit realisation plans and reports on project activity for project and programme boards.
To lead effective communication and engagement activity for projects, internally and with external organisations.
To provide status and highlight reports and other required documentation
To take responsibility to mitigate or resolve challenges associated with projects to ensure successful delivery of outcomes.
To be aware of innovation and developments across the public sector so that the postholder can provide informed and high-quality understanding of opportunities and tools to achieve desired project deliverables.
To manage the project budget and produce timely reports to the Project sponsor, PMO and Finance.
To present to stakeholders reports on progress as well as problems and solutions and lead on project quality assurance.
Candidates will need:

Excellent knowledge and understanding of local government, the pressures on it and implications for the council and partners
Excellent project and programme management skills and techniques
Experience of successfully delivering complex programmes and projects in an organisation of similar scale and complexity, focused on both cost reduction and improvements to community outcomes.
Competent with financial planning to help develop and deliver business cases which show return on investment / impact of allocated resources on performance
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to build personal credibility quickly with a variety of stakeholders.
Proven ability to identify, own and overcome complex obstacles to the delivery of projects.
Experience of establishing project and programme management arrangements. 2. Experience of working on local government/public sector change and transformation programmes and/or projects and delivering benefits (outcomes and financial). 3. Experience operating at a senior level in a large and politically complex.
If you are interested in this role and have the relevant skills and experience, please apply for immediate consideration
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