The starting salary for this position is £41,931 per annum based on a 36-hour working week. This position is offered on a 12-month fixed-term basis.
This role is open to remote working meaning you aren't required in the office 5 days a week. We're less about you driving to work and more about us collectively driving down our carbon footprint. We care about how you work rather than where you work; the people rather than the postcode. In support of our people and our greener futures strategies, we'd welcome a conversation with the successful candidate on what remote working may look like for you.
We have a great opportunity for a committed and confident Project Manager with a passion for achieving the best outcomes for children with SEND!
The Additional Needs and Disabilities system in Surrey is undergoing a period of significant change. In the context of increasing demand and the increasing need to deliver value for money - our ambition is to ensure the most positive outcomes for children with SEND.
We have embarked upon a journey of significant transformation across the Additional Needs and Disabilities system. We are doing this through transformation programmes that are critical to our ambition to support children to thrive in their local schools and communities and develop independent and fulfilling lives, whilst ensuring that our services are effective and financially sustainable.
About the Role
Our established and supportive team are now looking for an experienced Project Manager to join us in supporting our senior colleagues, partners, and stakeholders to continue with the good work already being achieved.
For this role we're looking for someone who can bring their strong organisation and analytical skills to support on project plans at different levels. You'll need to be a confident communicator who can analyse data, identify recommendations and present them to a range of different audiences.
Although some knowledge of additional needs or social services would be useful, this isn't essential to be successful in the role. We're interested in hearing about your ability to drive forward project delivery and how you can use your experience in this key role.
We are looking for candidates with:
- Strong organisational and analytical skills
- Excellent communication and influencing skills with the ability to work with a range of stakeholders; resolving or escalating blockers and identifying and managing risk
- Positive attitude with a track record of facilitating projects that deliver results
At Surrey we will support you to grow your career, therefore don't be put off if you don't meet each of the above criteria fully. We're looking for a commitment and a shared belief in our values. For a discussion regarding any of the role requirements please do reach out to our hiring manager through the details below.
If this sounds like you and you relish a challenge - we would love to hear from you!
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 29th May 2023 with interviews to follow.
From flexible working to job sharing we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit the advert on the employer site.
Surrey County Council is proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. A guaranteed interview will be offered to all disabled applications where:
- The candidate has evidenced the minimum criteria for the role through their application
- The candidate has chosen to share that they have a disability on the application form
Our application form and onboarding process will provide an opportunity to request any reasonable adjustments for the interview and/or the role.
We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.