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Project Manager – team leader

Royal Borough of Greenwich
Greenwich, London (Greater)
up to £55,000
Closing date
21 May 2022

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Corporate Services, Corporate Management Team
Job role
Project Manager, Team Leader
Contract Type
Full time
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Job Details

As part of our Project Management team in Digital and Customer Services, you’ll lead a team of up to 4 people, helping them to deliver excellent work and develop their careers.

You’ll also lead on our most complex technology projects. You’ll work with multiple suppliers and teams, turning user needs into deliverables, navigating risks, measuring outcomes and managing budgets.    

At all stages of a project, you’ll confidently work with others to set the aims and objectives, communicate clearly and persuasively, creatively solve problems, and deliver work we can be proud of.

You’ll report to the Head of Delivery and play an active role in the leadership and development of our delivery teams.

For the full job responsibilities, please refer to the attached Job Description.

Who we’re looking for

You’ll have deep experience in project management and want to move into people leadership. You’ll be a kind and curious person whose focus is growing a team of project managers to help them fulfil their potential. You’ll be someone who can support people through culture change.

You’ll be a good leader and listener who works well with people from different disciplines. You’ll be passionate about developing people and improving the quality of work. You'll also be open to try new ways of doing things and learn as you go.

We’re building a team where everyone feels safe to be who they are. We value empathy, open mindedness and a real passion for our mission.

Why join Royal Greenwich

Royal Greenwich is a vibrant borough, with a rich history and diverse community. We’re proud of the work we do to serve our residents.

We have a vision of a happier, healthier and more connected borough. To achieve this, we’re investing heavily in our digital services and we've published our first ever digital strategy. It's what shapes what we're working on for the next four years and beyond.

It’s an exciting time to join us. We're searching for people-focused digital experts to join our new team. We’re focused on improving services for our residents and making our borough truly digital. There's plenty of opportunity for you to have your say and help shape our work.

Read our blog to find out more about who we are and what we're working on.


Who we are

 Our values are at the heart of all the work we do:

·       improving residents’ lives and opportunities

·       demonstrating respect and fairness

·       taking ownership

·       doing things better

·       working together across the council

These values are incredibly important to us, so you’ll be in an environment that promotes knowledge, empathy, equality and skill sharing.

What we offer

·       25 days’ annual leave

·       Flexible and partly remote working arrangements

·       Mental health support, including an external counselling service

·       Pension scheme

·       Long service awards

·       Learning and development opportunities, including apprenticeships

·       Staff networks for mental health, LGBTQ+ support, racial equality and more

·       Vouchers for free eye tests

·       Annual season ticket loans

·       Childcare voucher scheme

·       Reduced-rate gym membership

·       Cycle to work scheme

·       Greenwich One Card which entitles you to discounts at local businesses

If you’d like an informal chat about the role, you can speak to Philippa Newis (Head of Delivery) by emailing

To apply please click the Apply Now 

To apply please click the Apply Now link below.


Why work for the Royal Borough of Greenwich?

The Royal Borough Of Greenwich supports equality and diversity in the workplace. The borough has a clear commitment to the LGBT community, mental health issues, race equality and disability.

Greenwich offers a diverse range of roles, from junior to senior positions, spanning service sectors from children’s services to engineering.

With the main council offices based in the heart of Woolwich, employees also benefit from an excellent transport links, while central London is just 20 minutes away.

Excellent benefits

  • Up to 31 days leave per year.
  • Flexible working hours.
  • Developing opportunities to maximise employee’s potential.
  • Annual season ticket loan.
  • Greenwich One Card which entitles employees to discounts at local businesses.
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