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Project Manager

  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1036/24734
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 9:59 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,607 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

The starting salary for this role is £34,607 per annum for working 36 hours per week, 39 weeks per year (whole year working equivalent £40,227).

Though this role is based at Woodhatch Place in Reigate, you will have the opportunity to work from home.

Are you looking to work term time only in an IT project management position? 

Due to increasing workload, Surrey County Council’s IT & Digital Project Delivery Team have a vacancy for an IT Project Manager.

As an experienced project manager, you will deliver several concurrent IT projects to support major IT related change initiatives across the Authority. These are delivered using internal staff, contractors, and third-party suppliers.

The IT&D Project Delivery Team is part of the Architecture, Transition and Projects Group responsible for delivering major IT&D business solutions across all services of the Authority and several external partners. The team comprises of several Project Managers, supported by a Technical Delivery Team.

About the role

Our project managers are at the centre of a major transformation programme to deliver IT solutions that make the Authority’s staff more mobile, flexible and responsive, providing them with the ability to work in partnership with colleagues, other public bodies, agencies and residents, using a variety of IT devices, tools and applications.

Working with Heads of Services, Business Partners and other key stakeholders, you will develop and agree projects briefs, PIDs, and project and resource plans, and be responsible for the day-to-day management of projects, while ensuring completion to agreed cost, time and quality criteria. This will often involve working and negotiating with external suppliers, as well as management of a virtual project team.

About you

You must be an experienced PRINCE 2 project manager with experience of managing large budgets. As a recognised expert in the theory and practice of project management you will develop good project management expertise in others and enhance project management processes in the organisation.

You will manage virtual project teams and will therefore have good communication, engagement and organisation skills together with credibility in the role.

The post requires strong influencing skills and the ability to bring together project sponsors (usually senior managers), expert advisers, external consultants, contractors, and end users to form an effective team focussed on delivery of the programme.

East Sussex County Council, Brighton & Hove City Council, and Surrey County Council collaborate on several business services and therefore the successful postholder needs to be flexible in terms of working across these organisations as project demands arise.

At Surrey, our values and behaviours are just as important as our skills and abilities. They shape who we are as an organisation. Find out more about the values we follow.

Additional Information

The job advert closes at 23:59 on 03/07/2022 with interviews to follow.

Contact Details

For an informal discussion please contact Cary Osborn on 07890 317150 or by e-mail at cary.osborn@surreycc.gov.uk.

We look forward to receiving your application, please click on the apply online button below to submit.

Benefits

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 (pro rata for term time staff), 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.

Our Commitment

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/1036/24734
  • Published: Tue 21/06/2022, 9:59 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 04/07/2022, 0:59 AM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36.0 hours per week
  • Salary: £34,607 per annum
  • DBS Check: Yes
  • Location: Reigate

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