Project Manager Level 1 (Technology & Change) job with North Yorkshire County Council

Here at North Yorkshire County Council our Technology and Change Department plays a vital part in improving and developing services across the whole Council for the benefit of our customers and staff. This means that our department is at the heart of exciting transformational change projects working with core public services across North Yorkshire such as service re-design, technical project delivery, digital and innovation and have recently been at the forefront of the Council’s Covid 19 response.

The role

We currently have some exciting opportunities for Project Managers at Level 1 to join our team as we prepare to deliver the next phase of transformation in North Yorkshire.

As a Project Manager you will lead on the planning and implementation of designated projects and ensure they are delivered on time and within budget. You will work closely with the project sponsor, the project board and senior service area managers to ensure that there is a robust business case for change, and then to plan and deliver strategically important Council projects.

You will lead multi-disciplinary project teams throughout the lifecycle of agreed projects, planning and monitoring activity across a number of inter-related work streams to ensure successful delivery within cost, time and quality requirements. It will be your responsibility to secure and manage project resources from across the organisation, and to manage project activity on a daily basis, using the Council’s established project management methodology.

What you will bring

To be successful in these roles you will need to have knowledge and experience of project management techniques and tools and strong leadership qualities. You will have a relevant degree and/or equivalent experience, and where possible, professional training in recognised project management methodologies. You will have experience of successfully managing stakeholders and resources to deliver organisational change. For a detailed outline of the role please see attached the job specification.

We are especially interested to hear from those who have expertise in technical project management, but will welcome all applications.

Working in Technology and Change you will be surrounded by a supportive, established team of change management professionals who will help you grow and develop within this role. As a North Yorkshire County Council employee you will have access to some great benefits via our everybody benefit’s scheme such as shopping discounts, home technology and green car salary sacrifice schemes, financial wellbeing and health assured and our employee assistance programme to assist with your health and wellbeing. You will also have access to our local government pension scheme, a generous plan for your retirement with the option to increase your monthly contribution if you so wish. For more information on the benefits we offer please see our Total Rewards Brochure. 

If you feel this role is something you could be interested in and would like to know more, please contact Vicki Connelly at [email protected]

Key dates:

Closing date: Sunday 11th April

Interview date: Week commencing 26th April

Please note all interviews will be held by Microsoft Teams

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