Senior Project Manager PO6

Employer: London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary: £46,638 - £ 49,674
Location: Waltham Forest
Contract: Temporary
Working Pattern: Full Time
Hours: 36 hours per week.
DBS Check: No
Closing Date: 07/07/2022 at 23:55
Reference: C&D/22/199472


Change Team, Strategy & Change, Corporate Development
London Borough of Waltham Forest Council
(18 months) Full Time

We are looking for an outstanding Senior Project Manager to help deliver the Council’s ambitious People Programme.

Waltham Forest is an ambitious Borough. Driven by the culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. We have recently launched our ambitious People Strategy 2021-2025 and are working closely with our staff to help shape its delivery and bring to life our values. We are looking for a skilled and experienced Senior Project Manager to join the People Programme team to support the delivery of the strategy and ensure our organisation is leading the way, living our values and adapting to meet the needs of our workforce to deliver the public services of the future.

We are a Council bursting with energy and opportunity. Our strong grasp of our finances means that we can invest - in our residents, our place and our people.

We need to make sure that everything we do today supports this vision, and helps our residents and staff succeed in an increasingly uncertain world.

About you

To succeed in this role, you will have a passion for change, and be able to engage others to embrace new ways of working. You will be able to develop excellent relationships with staff at all levels of the organisation, in an inclusive manner, with a strong commitment to excellent customer service.

You will have experience of running and managing complex projects and change initiatives. You will be a successful and respected leader, able to lead and inspire teams in both traditional and matrix working arrangements.

You will work collaboratively with colleagues from across the Council to develop detailed delivery plans, understand interdependencies with other key corporate initiatives, and to help ensure the changes are aligned and working to deliver the ambitions and aspirations of the Council’s Reset agenda.

Evidence of successful working with, supporting and influencing senior stakeholders is essential.

Equal Opportunities

Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population. We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace. The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives: - Promoting equality of opportunity - Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage - Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels. - Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all. Respecting Diversity is a core Council value. To support the above and reduce the risk of bias in its recruitment activities, the council is operating an anonymous shortlisting process, which hides personal information that can identify individuals until their application has been considered for shortlisting. The council also operates a scheme whereby, for jobs graded up to and including scale SO2, internal candidates are considered first. This includes those candidates who self-identify as having a disability for the purposes of the Disability Confident scheme. For more information, please refer to our recruitment and selection policy

How to apply

Application Information


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