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Senior Project Manager

Employer
North Yorkshire County Council
Location
Northallerton, North Yorkshire
Salary
Grade N - £43, 857 to £47,782
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

Permanent and temporary contracts available

Politically restricted role.

Are you someone who is innovative and has the ability to oversee the delivery of strategic projects?

Would you like to work for an organisation that is continually looking to improve how it operates its services? Do you have the passion to take our business strategy one step further?

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 an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Manager to join our team as we prepare to deliver the next phase of transformation in North Yorkshire.

The role

We are looking for a Senior Project Manager to lead the implementation of large, complex projects. You will work closely with a wide range of senior internal and external stakeholders, including senior managers and staff across the organisation and within partner organisations, to ensure the successful delivery of projects.  You will ensure appropriate governance routes are mapped and understood and undertake complex planning to ensure successful delivery.   You will be part of the management team for the Projects and Programmes function and will offer direct support and coaching to those involved in the delivery of change.

What you will bring

To be successful in this role you will need to have knowledge and experience of project and programme 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 and change management methodologies. You will have experience of successfully managing complex stakeholders and resources to deliver high profile organisational change. For a detailed outline of the role please see attached the job specification.

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 Gemma Dickinson on gemma.dickinson@northyorks.gov.uk for an informal chat.

Key dates:

Closing date: 15th August

Interview date: Week commencing 16th 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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Telephone
0845 872 7374
Location
County Hall
North Yorkshire
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