Business Improvement - Lead Project Manager
Hillingdon Council: Putting our residents firstAt Hillingdon we take pride in putting our residents first and looking for innovative ways of delivering high quality, effective and efficient services to our residents.
About the job
This post provides an exciting opportunity to be part of the Council's business transformation programme within our Business Improvement Delivery (BID) team, and to play a significant part in revitalising and improving our services to residents.
As an agent of change, you will have the ability to work at pace leading the discovery, design and development phases of projects that lead to tangible cost effective improvements.
As a Lead Project Manager, you will lead the delivery of complex, cross cutting service reviews working with a wide range of senior internal stakeholders. You will provide regular progress updates, identify potential risks and outline improved delivery models across all service areas. You will also support the implementation and evaluation process once projects have been concluded.
Whilst you may previously have been a specialist in the private or public sector, we are looking for candidates who can bring this knowledge together with an ability to apply a broad range of business acumen and experience across the full diversity of the Council's services.
About the person
You will have an enquiring and logical mind with the ability to focus on service details, whilst being able to maintain an overview of the Council and identifying synergies in services. You will be adept at assimilating new concepts and ideas quickly, possess a high level of flexibility and be comfortable challenging the status quo. You will have experience of collaborating with senior managers and other stakeholders to ensure the effective delivery of change projects. You will understand the current challenges within local government and have an appreciation of alternative approaches to service delivery. You will be extremely organised, used to delivering to deadlines and able to both gather and interpret complex information to support decision-making. You will have well developed project management skills with a background of working in a specialist discipline or profession.
For further information, please contact Sidgoree Nelson - Lead Project Manager, Business Improvement by email - or call x 0599 Interviews will be held 6 & 7 Sept 2017, however this may be subject to change dependant on business needs.
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