Closing date: 11:55pm, 13 December 2022 Salary: £39,469 to £47,089 plus a location allowance of £1,721. You will receive £39,469, which is the band minimum. Progress to the band maximum of £47,089 will be via incremental progression. Recruitment code: Oleeo 13322 Location: Lewisham
Are you a project and change professional who thrives on tackling business transformation challenges? Do you want to be part of a team to actively provide project initiation and intervention services to equip, skill and empower individuals to successfully deliver change across the Met, then keep reading!
Who we are
The Change Consultancy team in the Transformation Directorate champion the way in which the Met delivers its change. We set the standards and offer a bespoke service to a wide range of customers from helping project leads work out what they need to do to plan their projects, to facilitation of workshops, to delivering rapid improvement actions to fix areas known to be impacting project performance and providing critical friend reviews.
We are seeking amazing project and change professionals to join our team. This is a unique opportunity for you to work with awesome customers and provide a service to project leads that require help to deliver defined areas of work. This is not a typical project manager role where you will lead on the end to end delivery. This role will require you to be deployed on short interventions from a couple of weeks up to two months, and you will be involved in elements of project initiation, delivery, recovery, coaching and review.
You'll be involved in delivering the following Change Consultancy responsibilities:
project initiation to set projects up for success
facilitate workshops to support planning, stakeholder mapping, risk, benefit and dependency management
provide bespoke advice through a project lifecycle
advise on project delivery methods proportionate and effective to the needs of a particular project
support projects with resource utilisation and forecasting
provide easily accessible training and supporting material
provide bespoke training according to specific needs identified
set and explain the standards relevant to the project
provide tools and write guidance and supporting material
review and maintain guidance to ensure proportionate and reflective of best practice
provide peer and critical friend reviews to support projects to be successful
establish a level of excellence in capability and performance through shared learning
Why join the team?
you will be a valued member of the team - your ideas/suggestions matter
opportunity to focus on your development to enhance your project and change management skills
your contribution will aid successful delivery of change across the Met to achieve its strategic objectives
you will get to work with a diverse range to customers and stakeholders
you will have variety of work and see tangible results
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 enabling a mixture of remote and office based work. You should expect a blend of office and home working including one day working at our base location and at least two days meeting together across the Met estate with the project teams you will be working with.