Programmes & Change Manager
Redbridge Council is stepping into a new era boldly. Our Corporate Plan is focused on delivering social transformation in terms of eradicating child poverty in the borough and organisational change as we implement a new model of service delivery through our five community hubs. This will require close and accurate monitoring of our progress, intelligent and actionable insights and a programmatic approach to delivering that change. In order to achieve this we have established the Intelligence, Insights and Change team within the Strategy Directorate.
We are seeking an outstanding candidates who will work closely with our Director team to monitor performance, develop business intelligence, generate insights and delivery the change required to fulfil the ambitions of our Corporate Plan.
Redbridge Council has an ambitious range of programmes to deliver. The successful candidate will be an excellent leader who can effortlessly carry services with them to fulfil the ambitions of our Corporate Plan. The Corporate PMO is lean, as such you will need to be supporting the directorates to work with and develop effective systems across the organisation.
You will possess the skills and demeanour to conduct deep dives in areas that require rapid turnarounds. This will require agility and the ability to lead matrix teams, ensuring the correct mix of skills are identified and the team works effectively to deliver suitable, feasible and acceptable solutions to issues encountered.
You will be expected to bring fresh thinking to this area, while working with the recently adopted methods.
You will lead a unit comprising specialist technical staff and support staff. We are particularly keen to appoint someone who will bring strategic thinking to this role, develop strong relationships across the organisation and expand the learning and value of these functions. You must be a strong team player both within this team and with other parts of the organisation. You will be an excellent leader – leading your individual unit and also from time-to-time matrix teams. Your style is less important than your effectiveness.
You will have a team of 5 and you are encouraged to engage an apprentice.
This role will be reporting to the Head of Intelligence, Insights and Change.
For a discussion regarding any of these roles please contact the Operational Director, Policy, Programmes and Change, Mehboob Khan, Mehboob.firstname.lastname@example.org or Randal Smith, Randal.email@example.com
The successful candidate will be invited to join recruitment panels when filling any vacancies before they join the organisation.
Interview date - W/C 19th December 2022
To apply for this role, please visit www.redbridge.gov.uk/jobs
All short-listed applicants will need to demonstrate proof of right to work in the UK. At the London Borough of Redbridge, we receive a high volume of great-quality applicants, we therefore may close a vacancy earlier than advertised. Early applications are therefore encouraged.
We are committed to employment practices that promote diversity and inclusion in employment and welcome applications from qualified applicants regardless of age, disability, gender identity, sex, marriage and civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity status, colour, race, religion, or belief.
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