Project Management Office Lead - Oxford City Council

Hays Building
Up to £55076.0 per annum + £55,076 + Market Leading Benefits
Closing date
9 Mar 2024

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Job position
Senior Manager
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Job Details

Your new company
Joining Oxford City Council's Regeneration & Economy Team is your opportunity to make a meaningful impact in a city steeped in history and innovation. You'll be at the forefront successful project delivery, enabling project teams to successfully take projects from conception to delivery.

HAYS are delighted to be working in partnership with the council to present an exciting new permanent opportunity for a Project Management Office Lead (2-year fixed term period).

Your new role
As a Project Management Office Lead, you will be focused on the successful monitoring and delivery of several council programmes, including the capital regeneration programme. You will work closely with the council's senior leadership team and project teams, to successfully take projects from conception to delivery, ensuring effective governance is deployed across the capital programme. This position presents a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of potential change, implementing a new, co-ordinated approach to support the delivery of major programmes.
You will:

  • Support the development and delivery of the council's capital programme, which includes large scale development projects.
  • Actively coach, provide training, and support people across the council to ensure effective governance and processes are followed.
  • Collaborate across multiple disciplines to test, tweak and embed new ways of working that deliver projects to budget, on time and to the required purpose.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need to demonstrate experience of using an agile approach to introduce new ways of working. In addition, you will have excellent skills within the identification and management of risk, use of a range of frameworks and methodologies, and also have excellent partnership working and communication skills.

What you'll get in return
In return, you will receive a salary of up to £55,076 per annum. It's not all about the money! - Oxford City Council are proud to boast a market-leading benefits package and flexible working culture to meet with your personal circumstance and to allow you to live a healthy and balanced life. Benefits include 28 days annual leave + bank holidays, professional membership fees paid and access to further CPD, and a hybrid working scheme which will allow you to undertake the majority of your role from home.

What you need to do now
Please contact us today or click 'apply now' if you are interested in applying for this position. If an initial informal and confidential conversation would be of interest in the first instance, please contact Tom Yeo - 07864247548.

Please apply as soon as possible if interested, as the council may look to accelerate this process based on initial response.

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