Deputy Director, Head of Project Delivery Function

Leeds (Harcourt House, Leeds, LS2 7EH) with regular travel to London required.
circa £80,000 per annum
26 Mar 2018
26 Apr 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Our ambition at MoJ is for the Department to be great at delivering change. This requires a strong project delivery capability and we have recently established the Project Delivery Function to develop the skills and experience needed by our projects throughout the Department. 

As head of the Project Delivery Function you will be responsible for growing our capability and managing relationships with our customers throughout the Department. Measures of success in the role will be improved project performance and a reduction in spending on consultants and contractors. 

Key responsibilities: 

•Leading MoJ’s Project Delivery Function of circa 250 project delivery professionals, ensuring it has the professional capability and capacity the Department needs 

•Driving the implementation and internal consultancy culture for the Function that promotes partnership working across the Department, the career development of staff and the delivery of excellent professional services 

•Maintaining a workforce plan based on a shared view of demand with business areas and external factors across government and the private sector 

•Recruiting, on-boarding and line managing all project delivery professionals across the Department including fast streamers and fast track apprentices 

•Managing project delivery Consultancy and Contingent Labour contracts across the department and driving a reduction in spend on external services