Senior Project Manager (Business Change) - Reading, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom,

Fixed term for 2 years

Reading Borough Council has committed to an ambitious programme of change for the benefit of its customers and transform the way we deliver services. Key to its success is the delivery of a programme of complex projects - that's where you come in. This exciting post is part of our team of experienced project management and change professionals.

About the role

The Senior Project Manager (specialising in Business Change) will primarily focus on major projects relating to service improvement and business change, in a multidisciplinary setting. Projects tend to relate to changes to business processes, culture, systems and technology, job roles and organisation structures that deliver improved services to customers, efficiency, savings or new income opportunities.

About you

We are looking for someone with:

  • Extensive strategic experience of managing multiple complex projects from conception to completion. Including Client /Contractor working, coordination and liaison with colleagues and external agencies

  • Significant experience of working in a senior project management role encompassing business case development, management of multiple projects, risk, budget and performance management.
  • Significant experience in preparing and presenting clear and concise reports and business cases for a variety of purposes and a range of audiences. Developing and presenting well informed and reasoned arguments so as to influence staff, senior management, stakeholders and elected Members.

If you think you have the skills, energy and passion to work with us and make a difference we would love to hear from you!

Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across. Innovation and ambition is strongly encouraged, and you'll get a great feel for that working in our friendly and collaborative environment.

A competitive salary alongside a range of benefits including:

Local Government Pension Scheme

24 days holiday plus public holidays (rising to 32 after service)

A range of flexible working options

Cycle to work scheme

Season ticket loans

A range of local discounts

Closing Date: 20TH January 2020

Interview Date: tbc

Please note that these dates are indicative at this stage and may be subject to change