Change Project Manager in Michael Page Manchester,England,UnitedKingdom

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About the job

The Change & Transformation Branch is responsible for the portfolio of business change which consists of a number of strategic programmes each of which will bring about transformational change across the organisation, including structures, processes and technology.

Client Details

Greater Manchester Police is one of the largest police forces in the UK and is responsible for keeping its diverse population of almost 3 million safe.

Change & Transformation Branch is responsible for the portfolio of business change which delivers improvements to the way we work across the Force. Change is prioritised and co-ordinated across complex programmes, and by working directly with key stakeholders, we influence the landscape of change in line with current strategy.

The portfolio consists of a number of strategic programmes each of which will bring about transformational change across the organisation, including structures, processes and technology.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for the right person to join our Change and Transformation Branch in the role of a Change Project Manager.

The Change Project Manager role sits within the Delivery Team. Each project manager typically manages multiple projects, under the supervision of a Programme Manager and the governance of project boards.

The project manager takes responsibility for the full lifecycle of the project from initiation to closure, managing multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix managed environment.

The role is based at Force Headquarters, but allows for some agile working. Hours are flexible within Force policy constraints.

We are looking for an experienced business change project manager who is able to effectively and efficiently manage and deliver multiple diverse projects for a range of different business stakeholders.

Description

The project manager takes responsibility for the full lifecycle of the project from initiation to closure, managing multi-disciplinary teams in a matrix managed environment.

  • Business change project manager who is able to effectively and efficiently manage and deliver multiple diverse projects for a range of different business stakeholders.
  • Qualified in Project Methodologies such as PRINCE2 or similar and experience of customising methodologies to meet needs.
  • Proactive management of internal and external key programme controls including RAID, financials (forecast costs to complete, technical and management contingency and capital cost), quality, scope and performance against schedule.
  • Track record of building relationships with key stakeholders and active management of expectations through appropriate communications, assurance and governance.
  • Ability to understand and clarify customer requirements, and effectively communicate between technical and non-technical personnel.
  • Flexibility: can alter plans to react to shifting priorities, demands and time-lines.

Profile

  • Strong familiarity with associated software, e.g. Microsoft Project and MS Excel.
  • Experience of working both independently and in a collaborative environment.
  • Highly organised, with an ability to manage time and execute tasks effectively within in a fast-moving, high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to recognise the communication styles of customers and other team members and contractors who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.
  • Persuasive, encouraging, and motivating, with excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a wide variety of sources, including senior management, representatives of other departments, external partners, suppliers and recipients of change.
  • Resolve conflicts and address objections from customers and wider project teams, negotiating to ensure project success.

To be eligible for appointment as a member of police staff, you must be a British citizen or a citizen of a country that is a member of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland. Commonwealth citizens and foreign nationals are also eligible but only if they are resident in the UK free of restrictions.

After 30 June 2021, nationals of the EEA or Switzerland will also need to provide evidence that their stay is free from restrictions. In the context of EEA nationals, we are content that pre-settled status counts as free from restrictions.

Due to the Equality Act (2010) the sickness will not be checked until the conditional offer stage of the recruitment process and therefore candidates need to ensure that they have a good attendance record for the last 2 years for Staff and officers and for 12 months for apprentices.

The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful to discriminate against a disabled person in all areas of employment, including recruitment. The Police Service welcomes people with disabilities and will do its best to make reasonable adjustments to the working arrangements and/ or the working environment providing it is possible to do so.

If you have a disability and you require support with your application, please let us know so we can consider and support you with any reasonable adjustments you may require. If you need any support completing this application please contact and the recruitment team will be happy to assist .

Should you require reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the selection process.

Please note that you will be required to provide an educational psychologist report in support of any adjustments.

Job Offer

  • Based in Manchester
  • Full Time – Permanent
  • Salary £45,793 – £48,048 + Benefits
  • Competitive annual leave entitlement, rising with length of service

  • Pension scheme which you pay into which also includes generous employer contributions
  • Excellent training and support that will support future career opportunities and progression

Desired Skills and Experience

Prince 2 , RAID , Microsoft Project , Microsoft Excel

Company: Michael Page

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Manchester,England,UnitedKingdom

Application Deadline: N/A

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