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Project Manager - Local Government Reorganisation (LGR)

Employer
Cumbria County Council
Location
Cumbria
Salary
37,890 - 38,890
Closing date
15 Dec 2021

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Sector
Housing, Community Services, Public and Third sector
Job role
Project Manager
Contract Type
Contract
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Workbase: Flexible (to be discussed with candidate) remote working is available, with some expectation to visit local offices within Cumbria.

Contract: Fixed Term – May 2023

Local Government in Cumbria is changing. From 1 April 2023, the current six district councils and Cumbria County Council will be replaced by two new unitary authorities, whose overall ambition is to provide a stronger service and offer to local people and their communities.

We are looking for pro-active and organised candidates to support the development and delivery of our LGR projects and programmes.

Cumberland Council will comprise the area covered by Carlisle, Allerdale and Copeland districts; and Westmorland and Furness Council will comprise the area covered by Eden, South Lakeland and Barrow districts.

This is a high-profile role supporting project/workstream owners by developing and managing the delivery of complex projects/workstreams within the Cumbria LGR Programme. Working with colleagues across the county and district councils (and where appropriate key external partners) to design and implement the required change within a defined part of the Cumbria LGR Programme, taking an evidenced based approach that ensures services are customer focussed, innovative and efficient.

As Project Manager you will be responsible for defining, developing, and delivering large scale projects which are complex and/or have a high level of risk attached.

This is an opportunity to play a critical role within the LGR Programme, helping to ensure its success by contributing to and supporting the delivery of part of the programme.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience to fulfil this role, please apply below today!

To find out more about the LGR programme, visit https://newcouncilsforcumbria.info/

Important Application Information

External Applicants Only

This is a rolling advert, meaning applications will be considered as and when we receive them. If you are successfully shortlisted, we will contact you directly to arrange an interview date and time.

This role will be hosted by Cumbria County Council

Please read the Supporting Information:
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