DIRECTORATE: ENVIRONMENTAL AND COMMUNITY SERVICES
GRADE H - £39,493 to £43,516 per annum (pay award pending)
HOURS PER WEEK: 37
LOCATION: Ilkeston Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire, DE7 5RP
Will be required to travel to other locations within Erewash Borough Council
Hybrid Working available.
Are you an experienced project manager looking for a new challenge and the opportunity to really make a difference in the community by driving service improvement forward?
This is an exciting and varied role and includes the management of large-scale, multi-stakeholder corporate projects. This includes working with project leads, senior management and key stakeholders to achieve the council’s objectives with a range of interesting and diverse projects. You would also be responsible for managing the project budgets, ensuring adherence to timelines and overseeing the day-to day project progress. The first of many important projects include the implementation of a Waste Management IT system and the delivery of a new Council Tax support scheme.
The right candidate will be expected to lead, manage and motivate the project teams, developing and maintaining agreed project plans and detailed stage plans, applying business case and risk management processes and utilising their expert project management skills and knowledge to meet project objectives. Experience in delivering projects with an ICT dimension is also essential.
This is a great opportunity to have a direct impact on improving the services the council provides to the local community as part of its business transformation ambitions.
If you are an individual who is creative, innovative and tenacious with a thirst for driving improvements across the organisation and within our Borough this could be the job for you.
It is an exciting time to be joining us; with two new directors in post, the council has ambitions to modernise the way it works. Digitalisation and improving our systems and technology through business transformation are key to the success of this vision and this is a crucial role on the transformation journey.
Erewash is a bustling borough in Derbyshire that is perfectly positioned between the vibrant cities of Derby and Nottingham. With a blend of busy urban and beautiful rural scenes, Erewash enjoys strong and ongoing economic diversification and great transport links. So, it’s no surprise that our borough is a popular place to live, work and visit.
Please see the job description and person specification for full details.
What do we offer?
• Hybrid working – home working can be accommodated for 2/3 days per week
• Generous annual leave package – 29 days annual leave (rising to 33 days after 5 years’ service) plus 8 bank holidays a year
• Casual Car Allowance
• Free workplace car parking within the Borough
• Opportunities for training, learning and continuous professional development
• Family friendly and flexible working policies available
• Option to join the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS)
• Subsidised leisure membership with the Fit for Work scheme
If you would like more information about the job or if you would like more details about working at Erewash Borough Council please contact Jo Watts, HR Manager on 0115 907 1038 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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Applications are invited with a closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday, 24 September 2023.
Interested candidates can apply with a CV and a supporting statement, clearly demonstrating suitability and experience for the role.
To submit a CV please visit www.erewash.gov.uk/job-search . You will be requested to provide some basic information before you upload your CV.
Alternatively an application form and job description is available from Personnel, Erewash Borough Council, Town Hall, Wharncliffe Road, Ilkeston, Derbyshire DE7 5RP, telephone: 0115 931 6000 (24 hr voicemail), e-mail: email@example.com
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