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Performance and Risk Manager

  • Employer: Barnet Council
  • Reference: BAR/20/136966
  • Published: Fri 26/11/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/01/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,841 to £52,866
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Barnet

Performance and Risk Manager (Contracts) - Grade K (£47,841 to £52,866)

About Barnet Council

Barnet is a borough with much to be proud of. Our excellent schools, vibrant town centres, vast green spaces and diverse communities all help make it a great place to live and work. As a council we want to build on these strengths as we move into the future. We are growing and developing as an organisation to meet the challenges facing our borough, and we are committed to working with partner organisations and residents to make Barnet even better.

As an organisation, our staff are committed to Our Values – Caring, Learn to Improve, Inclusive and Collaborative – which drive everything we do.

About the Directorate

The Programmes, Performance and Risk (PPR) Service oversees the council’s approach to programmes, performance and risk management; providing assurance on the delivery of outcomes in support of the council’s strategic priorities; as well as providing business support to the council management team and senior management team in Growth and Corporate Services.

About the role

We're looking for a Performance & Risk Manager to join the PPR Service to monitor our strategic contracts, including with Capita and The Barnet Group.  You will develop, maintain and promote a robust and effective performance and risk management regime; working collaboratively across the council and with strategic contractors to support and challenge services and ensure the council achieves effective outcomes for residents. You will:

  • Lead on performance and risk management, responding to local and national priorities and working closely with the Head of Programmes, Performance and Risk, senior officers and Members.
  • Lead on the development/refresh of business plans outlining how the council’s priorities will be delivered and performance and risk monitored.
  • Provide assurance that the council’s priorities are being delivered through effective performance and risk management arrangements, including with strategic contractors, ensuring that services are escalating issues for senior officers, partners and Members to consider.
  • Produce regular monitoring reports/dashboards incorporating performance and risk information for senior officer meetings, contract and partnership meetings, boards and committees– seeking commentary from senior officers and gaining the appropriate approvals and clearance.
  • Implement the performance and risk management frameworks and build performance and risk management capability across the council and strategic contractors.
  • Lead on research, analysis and interpretation to support senior officers in scrutinising performance and risk.

About you

You will have strong interpersonal skills and be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships across the organisation.  You will demonstrate a comprehensive understanding of performance and risk management; have practical experience of developing systems, writing reports and creating dashboards; an ability to interpret complex subject areas and problem solve; and display excellent judgement and political awareness

What we offer

  • 30 days annual leave, plus public and bank holidays
  • Work-life balance options may include flexitime and remote working
  • Generous Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme and season ticket loan
  • Excellent training and development opportunities
  • Employee wellbeing training programmes.

How to apply

Click on the apply button on our website where you will find the job listed. Please read through the job profile and complete the online application form. If you would like any further information about the role before applying please contact Alaine Clarke, Head of Programmes, Performance & Risk (alaine.clarke@barnet.gov.uk or 0208 359 2658). If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.


The closing date is Sunday 12 December 23:59.

Downloads

  • Job Profile - Performance & Risk Manager
  • Employer: Barnet Council
  • Reference: BAR/20/136966
  • Published: Fri 26/11/2021, 10:25 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 09/01/2022, 17:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £47,841 to £52,866
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Barnet

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