Performance and Projects Manager
- Do you have experience in project management?
- Are you seeking a great opportunity to manage and plan projects for a range of business units?
- Are you interested in a career within the Highways, Operations and Street Scene division of the Environment Department?
If you answered yes, we want to hear from you!
You will play a strategic role in driving up performance with the Highways, Operations and Street Scene division of the Environment Department. Reporting directly to the Deputy Director, you will have responsibility for managing and planning projects for a range of diverse business units within the division.
You should have a qualification or relevant experience in project management and be able to utilise this to maximise performance outputs. You will need be to show an innovative approach to problem solving and research and implement the best industry standard and performance management techniques that are currently being used. You will need to carry out risk assessments and measure these against expected outcomes, and implement key objectives. You will also need to set and monitor key milestones for each business unit.
Highways and Operations play a key role in delivering important services to Council residents, including building works, road maintenance, inspection and enforcement , network management and other internal support teams. This is a key role is ensuring these services are delivered as efficiently as possible, as “green” as possible, and all delivered within an increasingly difficult financial setting. The successful candidate will be given the flexibility to set their own key objectives, within the umbrella of improving performance, and make a positive contribution to the wider sustainable environmental agenda.
How to apply?
Please register, submit your profile and a supporting statement addressing how you meet the requirements of this role. If you are having difficulty in applying online, please contact the Recruitment Team at firstname.lastname@example.org to see if we can offer alternative arrangements for you to apply.
We welcome applications from all sections of the community who are keen to join our team. We are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone.
Why choose us?
At Richmond and Wandsworth Councils, we care more about how you work and what you achieve, rather than where you work on any given day. The difference you can make to our local communities is what really matters most to us, service delivery must always come first. We have carefully considered agile ways of working to provide the best experience for residents, stakeholders and our staff. Our agile working strategy actively supports and encourages a dynamic work environment and daily working experience. Agile working helps put the needs of our staff at the centre of everything we do, so if specific flexible working arrangements helps you with this, feel free to let us know. Your wellbeing and the flexible way in which you can work is and will remain a key priority for Richmond and Wandsworth Councils. We want you to thrive and feel empowered in your work!
We can offer you working arrangements that will enhance your work-life balance, including a generous holiday allowance of 31 days plus bank holidays. We’re very supportive of staff development and learning opportunities.
In addition, we offer a comprehensive range of staff benefits such as membership of the Local Government pension scheme, childcare vouchers, new technology scheme, interest-free loans on annual travel cards, discounts with many leisure activities, restaurants, shops and other establishments.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences. We recognise that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
Closing Date: Tuesday 18th April 2023
Shortlisting Date: 19th- 23rd April 2023
Interview Date: TBC
The closing date is given as a guide. We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received. We strongly advise you to complete your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
Your health and wellbeing is our top priority. Should you become unwell due to Covid-19 during the recruitment process we would very much appreciate receiving an update from you as soon as possible.
We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community who are currently underrepresented within our teams.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services.
The application process for this campaign will be anonymised.
We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
Richmond and Wandsworth Councils