Project Manager x2
£33,106 - £40,619
Permanent, Full Time
Birmingham City Council’s Council House Office
Working 36.5 hours. Exciting opportunities have arisen for highly motivated, enthusiastic and adaptable Project Managers to support Birmingham City Council to deliver its challenging portfolio of change.
Birmingham City Council is entering an ambitious period of change to create a council for the future that will be sustainable and deliver high quality services to our 1.1 million residents. To deliver this change we are adopting a portfolio approach to bring our key transformation programmes together to drive their ambition and ensure synergies are maximised, including work with partners in line with our City Vision.
Reporting to the Head of our Corporate Portfolio Office, the successful candidates will join a new, fast paced and responsive team, working alongside programme managers, Directors, External Agencies and Stakeholders on behalf of the Corporate Leadership Team. The post holders will contribute to the design and embedding of our approach to change, by structuring, coordinating, and managing the delivery of major change.
You will have a proven track record of delivering high complex and high risk projects; confident in designing and deploying a range of project tools and approaches to drive forward and support delivery, focusing on strong governance, stakeholder management, effective scoping and planning, robust risk, issue and dependency management and effective resource planning.
We are looking for highly motivated and effective self-starters, which can work across diverse services and subject areas, and have an ability to quickly build effective working relationships with Directors, Senior Managers, support functions and Partners.
Location: The role will be based at Birmingham City Council’s Council House office, in the City Centre. Travel across the city will be required.
Closing date: Tuesday 24 January 2017
Please note interviews for candidates who are shortlisted will take place on Monday 30th January 2017.
“Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.”