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Project Manager Level 1

Employer
North Yorkshire County Council
Location
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Salary
£30,451 to £32,910
Closing date
15 Aug 2021

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Sector
Regeneration and Local Economies, Planning
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

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 working with core public services across North Yorkshire such as service re-design, technical project delivery, digital and innovation and have recently been at the forefront of the Council’s Covid 19 response.

We currently have some exciting opportunities for Project Managers at Level 1 to join our team as we prepare to deliver the next phase of transformation in North Yorkshire.

As a Project Manager you will lead on the planning and implementation of designated projects and ensure they are delivered on time and within budget. You will work closely with the project sponsor, the project board and senior service area managers to ensure that there is a robust business case for change, and then to plan and deliver strategically important Council projects.

You will lead multi-disciplinary project teams throughout the lifecycle of agreed projects, planning and monitoring activity across a number of inter-related work streams to ensure successful delivery within cost, time and quality requirements. It will be your responsibility to secure and manage project resources from across the organisation, and to manage project activity on a daily basis, using the Council’s established project management methodology.

To be successful in these roles you will need to have knowledge and experience of project management techniques and tools and strong leadership qualities. You will have a relevant degree and/or equivalent experience, and where possible, professional training in recognised project management methodologies. You will have experience of successfully managing stakeholders and resources to deliver organisational change. For a detailed outline of the role please see attached the job specification.

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please contact Mike Rowe, Senior Project Manager, at mike.rowe@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal chat.

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. 

Key dates:

Closing date: 15th August

Shortlisting: 17th August

Interview date: week commencing 6th September – please note that all interviews will be video interviews via MS Teams.

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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Location
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