LBTH are currently looking for three project professionals to join our Strategy and Transformation Team and help the council deliver its transformation agenda. Transformation in Tower Hamlets is at a genuinely exciting stage; with the adoption of a new Strategic Delivery Plan there is a clear vision, lots to do and a real desire to improve customer experience. The scale of change is significant; we are working with and across all functions to maximise the impact of opportunities offered by partnership working, focussing on outcomes, and digital innovation.
1 x Permanent
1 x Fixed Term Contract 18 months
1 x Fixed Term Contract 12 months
As a Senior Transformation PM you will be responsible for one or more of our highest profile or most complex projects. You will support the Programme Managers and Head of Service to implement best practice, mentor less experienced project staff and provide advice and support to other areas of the organisation.
You will take ownership of project delivery and active risk and stakeholder management at the highest levels, helping the organisation scope, design and deliver the right change. You will have a strong focus on outcomes and benefits management and be able to identify and articulate risks and issues in a way that enables the organisation to take informed decisions. You will matrix manage project teams, and draw support from a central team of project professionals to deliver across the organisation.
You will demonstrate significant experience of successful project delivery in the public sector and have appropriate professional qualifications.
This post is open to the following types of applicants: Redeployees/ Internal/ External
If this role is available to Internal employees only, this will include agency workers but does not include independent contractors or Skills Match trainees
All applications should be made via our online application system, no CV’s or alternative forms of applications are accepted. Internal employees should apply via the council's Intranet. External applicants apply via the Council's website www.towerhamlets.gov.uk/careers.
Tower Hamlets vision for our borough is that: people are aspirational, independent and have equal access to opportunities; we are a borough that our residents are proud of and love to live in; and we are a dynamic, outcomes-based council using digital innovation and partnership working to respond to the changing needs of our borough. We want people who aspire to our TOWER values: Together; Open; Willing; Excellent; Respect.
Tower Hamlets has a zero-tolerance approach to, and works to eradicate, all forms of discrimination on the basis of race, sex, disability, age, religion or belief, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marital status, status as a civil partner, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy and maternity and looks to employ a diverse workforce representative of those groups. We recognise that people can also be disadvantaged by their social and economic circumstances, so we will work to eliminate discrimination and disadvantage caused by social class.
We welcome applicants interested in flexible working arrangements and also applicants who live in the borough.