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.
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. We are particularly looking for candidates to work on transformation within Health and Adult Services and / or as part of the North Yorkshire Local Government Re-organisation Programme.
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.
Contact and apply
If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please contact Naomi Smith, Programme Manager (email@example.com) to arrange an informal chat.
Click on apply or alternatively send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org in Word format with your cover letter.
Closing date: 17th October 2021
Interview date: 20th and 22nd October 2021
Please note that all interviews will be video interviews via Microsoft Teams.