Closing date: 11:55pm, 31 August 2022 Salary: £37,569 to £45,189 plus a location allowance of £1,639. Recruitment code: Oleeo 12178 Location: Lewisham
Are you a project and change professional who wants to actively build project management capability to equip, skill and empower individuals to successfully deliver change across the Met, then keep reading.
Who we are
The Change Consultancy Team is part of the Transformation Directorate. It has been established to champion the way in which the Met delivers its change. We will set the standards and offer a bespoke service to a wide range of customers. This includes:
helping individuals work out what they need to do to plan their projects
the facilitation of workshops
delivering bespoke training
being deployed to a project for a few weeks
No two days will be the same!
We are seeking self motivated project and change professionals to join our team. This is a unique opportunity for you to work with awesome people across the Met by providing a service to those that require help to deliver defined areas of work. This is not a typical project manager role. You will be involved in elements of project initiation, delivery, coaching and training.
We are looking for change professionals who would flourish in having an active role in delivering the Change Consultancy responsibilities, which include the following project initiation to set projects up for success:
project initiation to set projects up for success
facilitated workshops to support planning, stakeholder mapping, risk, benefit and dependency management
active deployments into projects to directly support according to need
advising on project delivery methods proportionate and effective to the needs of a particular project
supporting projects with resource utilisation and forecasting
providing easily accessible training and coaching sessions according to specific needs identified
sharing tools, templates and written guidance that are proportionate to the project and reflective of best practice
setting and explaining the standards relevant to the project
providing peer and critical friend reviews to support projects to be successful
capturing and managing the lessons learnt so we can proactively share findings and ensure we remain cutting edge, and improve
We want to provide you with the flexibility to balance a rewarding career with home-life and personal wellbeing. Though you will be based in Sydenham, SE26 5NF, our ambition is to make the best use of our shared space.
You should expect a blend of office and home working including one day working at our base location and at least one day meeting together across the Met estate.
What can we offer in return?
In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll also enjoy the kind of great benefits that you’d expect from one of London's largest employers.
Why join the team?
You will be a valued member of the team. Your ideas and suggestions matter!
It is an opportunity to work on a variety of projects at differing stages of the lifecycle, enhancing your project management skills.
Your contribution will aid successful delivery of change across the Met to achieve our mission of keeping London safe for everyone.
You will get to work with a diverse range to customers and stakeholders.
You will have variety of work and see tangible results.
A project management background with experience managing and delivering in fast moving and multi-disciplinary environments.
Some experience of being able to facilitate workshops.
Some experience of coaching others to develop for example project plans, stakeholder maps, benefits and risks.
Good attention to detail, strong organisational skills and able to undertake work and adapt to fast paced working environments.
Be articulate with good presentation and written communication skills.
The ability operate effectively with customer’s team in order to deliver the required service and work amicably with stakeholders.
Due to the secure nature of our work, successful candidates must pass all vetting and security requirements, including Counter Terrorism Check (CTC), before they can be appointed.
Applicants should also be aware of the need to sign a confidentiality agreement on taking up the post.