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Project Manager – Corporate Debt

  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/516/5595
  • Published: Fri 22/11/2019, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32029 - £34788
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

Fixed term for:  Until March 2021 

Interview date: Week commencing 6th January (to be confirmed) 

To arrange an informal discussion, please contact Scott Martyn Revenues & Benefits manager at scott.martyn@brighton-hove.gov.uk

1 x secondment Corporate Debt Project Manager (M11) starting February 2020 to March 2021. Salary £32,029 - £34,788 pro rata if part-time

*Eligibility to Apply for Secondments

Permanent employees are eligible to apply for a secondment where they have:

held their current post for at least twelve months, obtained agreement from their line manager and have a defined development need that may be met through the secondment or there is a defined organisational need that will be met via the secondment

Temporary employees/external candidates are not eligible to apply for vacancies on a secondment basis, but would be offered a standard fixed-term contract.

About the role

We want a bright enthusiastic person who is a great communicator to join the Corporate Debt Team project.

  • Located in central Brighton a short walk from the sea.
  • 23 days paid holiday annually. (25 days after 5 years’ service)
  • Flexible working within a shift pattern environment.
  • Able to accrue up to 2 extra flexi days leave a month.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme.

The Corporate Debt team is an exciting and challenging environment. You will be focused on managing a team of Enforcement Agents ensuring their work is aligned with our corporate debt strategy and principles.  You will work in collaboration with the Corporate Debt Project board and service leads to find ways to increase income for the organisation by improving the collection of hard to collect debt.  You will need to have an awareness and understanding of the impact debt can have on individuals and society as a whole.  You must be sensitive and proportionate in delivering our corporate debt strategy and ensuring the team adhere to the standards for the organisation in how we collect debt.  

You will be working across several areas of the organisation that recover a range of corporate debts. You will need to be self-motivated and be able to think clearly about outcomes.

You will need the ability to work with and influence others whilst supporting and managing mobile lone workers to achieve results.  You will need to prioritise and direct resources, as well as negotiate, influence and engage with large groups of staff, teams and individuals across several sections.

You must be a creative problem-solver and be proactive in identifying opportunities for the organisation and in a wider Orbis context, but also effective at removing blocks to progress.

Additional information 

Your starting salary will be pro rata if the above position is part-time or term-time only.

Work Permits: we may be able to obtain a Work Permit for this post but this is subject to meeting the requirements of the UK Border Agency's Points-based Immigration System.

From 6 April 2011 the Home Office has placed a permanent restriction on the number of migrant workers that all Tier 2 (General) Sponsors can recruit. Due to the restrictions we cannot guarantee that individuals that meet the requirements of the Points-based Immigration System will be issued with clearance to obtain work permits. 

Company information

Please see the Orbis Partnership webpage for further details on Orbis.

Please note that this post is subject to a Basic Disclosure Criminal Records Check.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community but particularly encourage applicants from a BME or White Other background as well as those who identify as, LGB, male or trans as these groups are currently under-represented in our Directorate workforce.

As part of Brighton & Hove City Council's ongoing commitment to redeployment, please note that this vacancy may be withdrawn at any stage of the recruitment process, without prior notice if a suitable redeployee (internal employee at risk of redundancy) is identified.

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  • Employer: Brighton & Hove City Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/516/5595
  • Published: Fri 22/11/2019, 10:15 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 16/12/2019, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £32029 - £34788
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Brighton

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