Project Officer - Improvement & Relationships Team - Internal

Organisation:

Kirklees

Contract Type:

Temporary

Job ID:

7107

Closing Date:

10/07/2022

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This job is internally restricted. To apply for this job you must be an employee of the Council for the duration of the recruitment process – up to and including the start date. You must also be a substantive employee (or an employee with 12 months continuous service or more) of the Council or an Apprentice. Please note that if you work for an Academy you are not an employee of the Council. Please confirm you meet this requirement?      

This is an exciting opportunity to work within the Improvement and Relationships Project Team.

We are seeking an individual who is passionate about creating positive change and building successful working relationships which will result in improved outcomes for the people we serve in our communities.

The successful postholder will form part of a programme of work with a focus on key workstreams such as workforce planning and strategy, departmental IT plans and ambitions and strengthening the service approach to performance intelligence and evidence led decision making. You will work alongside corporate enabling leads ranging from Human Resources, IT, Information Governance, Data & Insight to develop the above priorities.

You will also have the opportunity to develop and strengthen the service business infrastructure and response to areas such as risk reporting, GDPR and Health & Safety. You will work alongside subject matter experts and cross service business development teams to implement innovative ways of working and improve current processes and practice.

If successful, you will join a positive and highly collaborative team which continually strives for excellence as part of a modern, flexible, and emotionally intelligent workforce.

Ideally, you will have …

  • Previous experience in project management and/or a willingness to learn about managing projects
  • An analytical mind
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • A flair and curiosity for research
  • An ability to deliver your findings to a wide audience
  • Ability to show initiative and work autonomously when required.
  • Flexibility, adaptability and resilience when faced with quick and frequent change
  • Highly skilled in IT

For more information, please contact Noreen Bhuta, Project Manager - Service Systems Design and Performance Noreen.bhuta@kirklees.gov.uk 01484 221000 Ext 71140.or Sarah Nunns, Project Manager – Non-Recent CSE Commission. sarah.nunns@kirklees.gov.uk  01484 221000 Ext 77074