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Projects and Change Officer

Employer
North Yorkshire County Council
Location
Homeworking with the expectation to visit County Hall on a weekly basis
Salary
£22,627 to £24,982
Closing date
3 Aug 2021

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Sector
Corporate Services, Customer Services, IT, Regeneration and Local Economies, Business
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

Our Service

Here at North Yorkshire County Council our Technology and Change Department plays a vital part in improving and developing services across the whole Council for the benefit of our customers and staff. This means that our department is at the heart of exciting transformational change projects such as service re-design, digital and innovation, working with core public services across North Yorkshire including libraries, transport, health and social care and children’s services.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Projects and Change Officer to join our team as we prepare to deliver the next phase of transformation in North Yorkshire.

As a Projects and Change Officer you will undertake a range of project support activities including collect, collate and analyse data, produce project records, research information and services, contribute to service redesign, and practically contribute to restructure information. You will be required to undertake project activities to assist in the delivery of one or more projects under the day to day direction of one or more project managers, facilitate business change workshops to identify change requirements service areas, and support programmes. You will also be required to run workshops and complete some process mapping. This role is based in the Portfolio Management Office (PMO) who provide oversight to the councils transformation programme.

What you will bring?

To be successful in this role you will need a business admin background with some knowledge of Project Management. Ideally, you should have some knowledge of Public Sector but we welcome all applications if you meet the above criteria.

This role offers you a fantastic opportunity for career development within Business Change, Project Management and Portfolio Management.

Benefits for working for us

Working in Technology and Change you will be surrounded by a supportive, established team of change management professionals who will help you grow and develop within this role. As a North Yorkshire County Council employee you will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please contact Michael Sinnott on 01609 534544 – Michael.sinnott@northyorks.gov.uk or Helen Furphy on 01609 534338 - Helen.Furphy@northyorks.gov.uk

Key dates

Closing date: 3rd August

Interview date: Week commencing 16th August

Company

The County of North Yorkshire is the largest County in England and Wales. Within the county are 598 square miles of the Yorkshire Dales National Park, and 530 square miles of the North York Moors National Park. The county is included in the Yorkshire and Humberside Region.

Whilst the economy of the County has traditionally been dependent on agriculture and tourism, there is a fast growing high technology base and this, together with other forms of light manufacturing industry, is of increasing importance. The County Council has an active policy of economic development and the predominantly rural character of the County is highly attractive to high technology businesses as well as the traditional industries of farming, food production and tourism. The County contains several centres of great historic interest, market towns that invite light industrial development, the modern coalfield area in the South, scenic, lightly populated upland areas and the extensive lowland area in the Vale of York.

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Telephone
0845 872 7374
Location
County Hall
North Yorkshire
GB
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