Reference: RA0005984

About the Team

Experienced and aspiring project managers are needed to join an experienced and supportive team. Working across all areas of the Council we have a range of projects that will challenge and expand your project experience. If you’re the kind of person who is prepared to get stuck in, who wants to do the best job possible, who approaches everything with passion and purpose, then this is the place for you. You’ll be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a place that matters to people and communities.

About the Role

To lead Projects, that will implement solutions to deliver benefits and improved outcomes across the county. You will ensure projects adhere to the Council’s governance standards, objectives are met and that projects are delivered to time and cost targets and the appropriate quality standards.

Key Requirements

Management of projects; establishing the overall success criteria for the project, including time, cost, technical and performance parameters
Effective project governance, processes and systems
Preparation and maintenance of schedules of activity, including producing the master project plan
Leadership of the overall cross-functional project team
Experience of managing conflicting, changing priorities and schedules
A strong communicator with the ability to effectively interact across various levels, teams, and cultures

For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.

Working for Warwickshire – This is the difference you make

Why work in Warwickshire?

Warwickshire with its vibrant mix of towns and rural areas, heritage and culture and great connectivity remains one of the fastest growing commercial regions in the UK. The County Council’s vision is squarely aimed at making Warwickshire the best it can be, sustainable now and for future generations.

Why work for us?

Working at the Council means your work impacts throughout Warwickshire. You will be able to apply your knowledge and expertise in a way that matters to communities and helps Warwickshire to succeed and thrive. We are a Council that has a history of success and we take pride in delivering our services effectively, efficiently and to the best of our ability. We challenge ourselves to innovate and keep pace with the changing world around us. It is an exciting time to be a part of Warwickshire County Council. We will provide you with the support to learn, develop, and encourage you to be the best you can be.

In return we offer our pledge to you:

Excellent opportunities for personal development and career progression.
A clear and transparent pay structure linked to career progression and professional development.
Other great benefits include generous annual leave, including bank holiday allowances and an extra day.
All this and the opportunity to work in Warwickshire with its excellent transport links and beautiful countryside makes for an excellent package.

Warwickshire County Council is a place where everyone feelsvalued, included, safe, supported,andwelcome. Our people are at the heart of this vision, could you be one of them!

At Warwickshire County Council we are committed to ensuring Warwickshire’s economy is vibrant and supported by the right jobs, training, skills and infrastructure. Our people vision for Warwickshire County Council is a great place to work where diverse and talented people are enabled to be their best.

Your future matters to us, we provide a generous pension scheme which includes an employer contribution rate of typically around 19 percent per month, to help support your financial security during retirement. The scheme also offers a valuable package of benefits for members and their dependants. To find out more please visit: Warwickshire Pension Fund homepage – Warwickshire Pension Fund’

The benefits we offer include agile working, a valuable part of the pay and reward package for employees working in local government, generous annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays and an additional day at Christmas, and access to Vivup benefits and discounts platform.

Click here to view the benefits at Warwickshire County Council.

Additional Information

If you are keen to be part of this ambitious and dynamic service, please contact Jane Tarver, janetarver@warwickshire.gov.uk, 01926 412445, to discuss the role further.

Closing date:Wednesday 15th May 2024Interview date:Week commencing 27th May 2024

Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact hrandpayroll@warwickshire.gov.uk and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.

Warwickshire County Council is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce. Seemore
Region: Warwick
Location: Warwick
Salary: *GBP*39,186 – *GBP*41,418
Contractual hours: 37
Basis: Full time

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