Fixed term for 2 years
Reading Borough Council has committed to an ambitious programme of change for the benefit of its customers and transform the way we deliver services. Key to its success is the delivery of a programme of complex projects – that’s where you come in. This exciting post is part of our team of experienced project management and change professionals.
About the role
The Senior Project Manager (specialising in IT and Digital) will focus on major projects relating to the implementation of the Councils IT and Digital strategy and the Customer Experience Strategy, as well as supporting services with development of a business case, specification and implementation of new and existing applications to support the business. The IT projects will be delivered in a multidisciplinary setting.
We are looking for someone with:
- Extensive strategic experience of managing multiple complex projects from conception to completion. Including Client /Contractor working, coordination and liaison with colleagues and external agencies
- Significant experience of working in a senior project management role encompassing business case development, management of multiple projects, risk, budget and performance management.
- Significant experience in preparing and presenting clear and concise reports and business cases for a variety of purposes and a range of audiences. Developing and presenting well informed and reasoned arguments so as to influence staff, senior management, stakeholders and elected Members.
If you think you have the skills, energy and passion to work with us and make a difference we would love to hear from you.
We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you’ll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.
A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:
Local Government Pension Scheme
24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)
Cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loans
A range of local discounts
For more information on this position please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing Date: 11th November 2019
Interview Date: 21st November 2019
Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change