Wirral is home to vibrant, energetic and engaged communities, people who take real ownership of their local area and are passionate about making Wirral a better place. The council and its partners have pledged to #BeTheDifference.
We’ve got ambitious targets to meet by 2025. To achieve everything we have promised to our residents, we need people who are driven and ready to deliver the very best for our communities - #BeTheDifference.
Temporary Position - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Flexible, agile and remote working opportunities available.
We are looking for experienced project managers to lead, manage and bring focus to the full range of projects delivered through the Programme Management Office. You will have proven project management experience having successfully delivered projects involving multi-disciplinary teams. You will have an excellent working knowledge of project management methodologies and experience of successfully delivering change, preferably within a local authority setting.
You will enjoy the opportunity to manage the delivery of a broad range of significant and complex projects to support our emerging change programme. You will be required to ensure projects are delivered at pace and completed on time, within budget and to the highest levels of quality. From project initiation and the definition of deliverables, benefits and critical success factors, identifying and aligning stakeholder interests through to planning, executing, documenting and handing over. You'll be at the heart of change within the Resources Directorate and across the Council.
You will be a qualified PRINCE2 practitioner or have equivalent professional qualifications and experience of other recognised project management methodologies. You are a highly motivated individual with demonstrable theoretical knowledge and understanding of the technical elements of project management, coupled with proven practical skills and experience within a large organisation.
Proposed interview date - 06/05/21
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Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.
It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.
Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.
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