Government & Defence

Regeneration Project Manager

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A busy client based in the NW is looking for a Project Manager to support and assist in the delivery of the council’s regeneration programmes with a clear focus on the English Cities Fund.

Role Responsibility:

Provide direct project support to the programme manager and individual project leads to ensure all associated work is consistent with the Council’s vision and priorities.

Coordinate the work of the towns board and English cities fund board , developing and overseeing the project plan and reporting on key milestones.

Support the development and implementation of projects within the Place directorate , specifically, plans, projects, policies, systems, processes and programmes which support the achievement of departmental and organisational aims and objectives.

Provide effective partnership working, including negotiating skills and relationship building to forge collaborative relationships across a wide range of stakeholders.

Support the development of effective multidisciplinary partnerships to meet the required needs of the programme

Contribute to the cultural and transformational change agenda, supporting directorates/services as appropriate through effective partnership working and networking.

Provide advice and guidance on all elements of the programme management cycle as appropriate from initial scoping to programme initiation, delivery, evaluation and lessons learnt.

Support Programme Managers in the delivery of key, strategic change programmes.

Ensure that all necessary project documentation is developed and maintained to provide assurance of project delivery and the achievement of required benefits.

Provide consistent, accurate and timely project management and transformation advice and guidance to services and directorates.

Assist with monitoring progress against the stated aims and objectives of a range of programmes and projects. Ensuring this is evidenced through the completion of relevant reports

Establish the development of assurance processes and systems for projects and programmes.

Project manage the delivery of small and low risk projects, under the direction of Programme Managers.

Support Directorates in their service development and performance improvement activities, commissioning business intelligence and other information to support evidence-based decision-making.

Contribute to service reviews, gap analysis and options appraisals to identify opportunities for service improvement and efficiencies.

Assist with arrangements for internal and external assessments at partnership, corporate and departmental levels, including self-assessment, peer review, site visits, and improvement planning activities.

Contribute to a performance management culture that enables a framework to drive continuous improvement that enables service specific business development through appropriate support.

Undertake relevant research and analysis to support programme delivery and identify opportunities and best practice.

Assist with the production and dissemination of key research findings and recommendations to a wide variety of audiences and in an accessible format.

Assist in the research and development of policies, procedures and local initiatives, including the preparation and presentation of associated management information.

Manage arrangements for internal and external assessments at partnership, corporate and directorate levels, including self-assessments, peer review, site visits and improvement planning activities. Managing the organisation, preparation and delivery of associated training/briefing sessions.Vivid Resourcing are committed to equality of opportunity for all applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships or any other characteristic protected by law