Senior Manager - Local Government Reorganisation - Programme Management Office
Salary: £71,833 - £74,457
Contract: Fixed term until 31/03/2023
We are looking for a professional, innovative, and experienced change manager to join us as we moved forward with Cumbria’s Local Government Reorganisation (LGR). This is an exciting opportunity to be at the heart of the Council’s planning for LGR, working to establish two new unitary authorities, whose overall ambition is to provide a stronger service and offer to local people and their communities
As Senior Manager LGR - PMO, working closely with the Programme Director and PMO colleagues, you will provide dedicated programme management and senior leadership to deliver change in a timely and coherent way, working to deliver the two new unitary councils in line with the requirements set out in the Structural Change Order (SCO) and for Vesting Day on April 1st, 2023.
We are looking for someone with strong leadership skills, significant programme management experience, and the ability to provide expertise to a large, sensitive, and complex programme to meet timescales and ensure success. You will be an excellent communicator, working as a key point of contact for senior officers, elected members, partners and central government, ensuring a productive programme environment is created.
You will have considerable experience working in a senior position in a large public sector organisation, where you have managed complex stakeholder and Member relationships in a politically sensitive environment. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of LGR processes and requirements, and you will be able to demonstrate evidence of ensuring good governance and being responsive to the present and future needs of all the organisations involved.
For the purpose of the fixed term assignment, you will be employed by Cumbria County Council, whilst supporting the Cumbrian-wide LGR programme. Where appropriate a secondment agreement or internal transfer can be considered.
This opportunity offers excellent career development during an exciting and challenging time in local government. If you believe you have the necessary skills, competency, and experience to fulfil this role please send a CV and supporting information to Orlanda Wright at Orlanda.email@example.com
Closing date: Monday 9th May 2022
Interviews: Thursday 19th May 2022
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