Project Manager, up to £35808 pa + range of benefits.
Your new company
Hays Bristol is proud to be recruiting exclusively with our leading police force which is made up of over 5,000 warranted Police Officers and staff and is supported by a range of volunteers providing vital services to the community. The organisation's mission is to serve, protect and respect. This is an opportunity to contribute to the force vision to deliver "Outstanding policing for everyone" with key values - caring, courageous, inclusive and learning. This is an exciting opportunity to work for a public-sector organisation that is delivering large scale transformational change to achieve its vision of becoming an outstanding Police Force. The impressive headquarters offer a superb working environment, great team ethos and full range of benefits. This is a force which is proud to be focused on diversity and inclusion and committed to the principles of equal opportunity.
Your new role
This is an exciting opportunity to join the constabulary transformation and change portfolio as a Project Manager. The portfolio currently includes a range of projects and programmes aligned with four key strategies: Service, People, Infrastructure and Digital.
In this pivotal role you'll utilise a range of methodologies to coordinate and support change in a range of settings. You'll be working flexibly across the programmes as required - therefore, you can expect varied and interesting work. Importantly, you will be focused on supporting change that delivers tangible business benefits to ensure the provision of an outstanding service to local communities.
You'll lead and support members of the project team in first class project delivery producing the required products/outputs within the specified tolerances (time, cost, quality, scope, risk and benefits).
What you'll need to succeed
We are looking for Project Managers with extensive experience in delivering change in range of settings. This requires a solid understanding of the whole project lifecycle. ideally, with a breadth of experience in a similar role coupled with a proactive and driven approach which enables to change delivery. You must demonstrate a good understanding of industry standard change methodologies, associated tools and documentation (e.g. PRINCE2, MSP, Agile - but not necessarily married to one).
Naturally, you'll need to be well-versed in co-ordinating project activities and resources in a complex environment. Strong communication skills (written and verbal) as well as proven track record of managing and influencing stakeholders are essential for success. You need to be innovative, communicative and collaborative in your approach to every problem to ensure success in complex landscape with a variety of stakeholders.
We're keen to hear from candidates with generic project management experience, as well as those with a specialism - in particular, those with experience in delivering or supporting estates or technical / IT projects.
Please note: vetting is essential to commence this post and employment offers are all subject to security checks.
This role will be largely based at the impressive headquarters in Portishead (with secure parking and on-site facilities) but the ability to travel freely around the force area is essential.
What you'll get in return
This critically important organisation has a full range of competitive benefits including pension, generous annual leave, health and wellbeing support, travel to work scheme, support associations and network as well as an impressive training plan and career development opportunities.
In addition, you'll have a supportive team and line Manager coupled with a great working environment. Based at the impressive facilities in Portishead - including onsite branded coffee shop, food outlet, secure parking. on-site gym and surrounding nature walks.
What you need to do now
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