This is an 16 month fixed term contract.
About the role
This is an excellent fixed term contract or secondment opportunity to be part of a team delivering an exciting strategic programme of transformational change at Surrey County Council to upgrade or replace our existing SAP system which supports business critical Finance, HR, Payroll and Procurement processes.
Tell me more…
You will be joining at the very start of the implementation phase of the programme and will be providing project support to facilitate the efficient day-to-day delivery of the Digital Business & Insights programme, which is a large scale transformation programme comprising an implementation budget of c. £7m.
What sort of person are we looking for?
- You will be an enthusiastic self-starter who is highly organised and able to prepare and maintain management information including project plans, engagement plans, action logs and support the production of relevant highlight reports and management information as required.
- You will be a supportive team player and help members of the programme team with all aspects of organisation and preparation of meetings and workshops, including arranging rooms and equipment, managing attendance lists, minute taking and providing other assistance as required.
- You will be excellent at liaising, communicating and building relationships with other internal departments, customers, partner organisations and / or contractors to respond to ad hoc queries and requests and also to support and represent the team.
- You will have a continuous improvement mind-set and recommend improvements to our programme support processes and tools and support their implementation to ensure best practices are shared across the team.
The small print…
This job is based out of County Hall, Penrhyn Road, Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DW until County Hall is vacated. It will also require travel to sites across the county when required. Remote working is fully supported with provision of a light-weight laptop and remote access technology.
The role will start with the Implementation phase of the programme as 1.0 FTE from Sept 2020 and run for 16 months to 1st January 2022.
For more information, please see the full job description attached at the bottom of this page.
Interested? Here’s how to apply
If you are interested in this Fixed Term Contract position, please apply including an expression of interest in the role and a copy of your CV by COP Friday 29th May. We will follow up with applicants directly regarding selection steps shortly after the advert closes.
Still need more info?
If you have any questions regarding this position or the project, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
This advert closes at 23:59 on Friday 28th May 2020.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
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