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Job Reference: 57992

Specialist Program Manager

  • NottinghamNottinghamshire
  • £17.82 - £17.82 per hour
  • Temporary / Full Time

Seven Resourcing is working with Nottingham City Council to recruit for a Specialist Program Manager for the Nottingham Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner.

Start of end of August 2022 for an initial 3 month contract with the onlook of extension.

37 hours per week, but the hiring manager will consider flexible working weeks over 3 or 4 days if necessary.

£17.82 per hour pay (non-negotiable).

Job Purpose:

Working with limited supervision, to project manage the Home Office funded Safer Streets (SSF4) main project in Kirkby in Ashfield and Warsop by coordinating and ensuring completion of projects on time within budget and within scope. As directed by the SRO, to oversee all aspects of the various intervention projects, setting deadlines, assigning responsibilities, monitoring performance, progress chasing lead officers, problem solving, summarising progress of projects by preparing reports for the Project Board and escalating unresolved problems.

Duties:

– The PM will manage two sides of the project, have good partnership working and communication skills, problem solving and the ability to provide direction in the absence of the programme manager. Someone who can corral the lead officers and ensure both sides of the project stay on track, as well as providing the requisite updates and performance to the programme manager.

1. Create, update and manage the performance monitoring framework to ensure that the deliverables, milestones and performance information contained in the Project Performance Framework is updated at the end of each month and produce a monthly report (s) on progress sufficient to enable the SRO to report progress to the Home Office.

2. Provide support to the Project SRO and/or Partners to ensure the project milestones and deliverables are implemented and performance targets achieved successfully on time and within budget.

3. Establish and manage effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders and lead officers.

4. Make regular/repeated contact with various lead officers, appointed contractors or service providers delivering specific elements of the project to obtain updates on progress and output/performance data. This will be used to populate their monthly/quarterly monitoring reports.

5. Progress chase monitoring information which has not been appropriately provided and identify the cause and where possible work with lead officers to overcome problems and barriers to effective implementation. Where problems cannot be resolved, escalate any issues to the SRO.

6. Create a project Risk Register and perform risk management for each project intervention to minimise or avoid potential high risks.

7. Develop a detailed project plan to monitor and track progress using spreadsheets, diagrams and process maps as necessary.

 

Applicant Requirements:

  • Qualifications: – Educated to level 5, Degree or relevant experience
  • A good level of skill in the use of IT software especially MS Word and Excel

    – Ability to think logically, creatively and laterally, solving problems and avoiding assumptions

    – Ability to produce coherent monthly performance monitoring reports ensuring that aggregated data is calculated accurately

  • Experience:– Demonstrable experience in the use of Microsoft Office products (particularly Excel and Word)

    – Demonstrable experience and knowledge of providing project management, budget management (Revenue and Capital) and progress chasing key people to collate project data

    – Demonstrable experience in creating, updating and managing performance monitoring frameworks using Microsoft Excel

    – Demonstrable experience in the clear and concise visual and verbal presentation of key information in relation to project monitoring information

  • Compliance: Up to date DBS.
  • Travel: Clean UK driving license with the ability to commute to and from work independently.
  • Hours: 37.5 hours p/w.

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