Project Manager

Ref: 26324

Location: Harrow Council

Directorate: Resources Services

Contract Type: Fixed term/Secondment until 31/03/2023

Working Hours: 36 hours

Closing Date: 25/07/2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Salary Range: £34,545 to £42,429


The Resources Services Directorate at Harrow Council are looking for a Project Manager to join the HR and OD Team on a fixed term basis.  The post holder will not only provide professional project management advice and support but they will also have experience of managing multiple projects that deliver change through people (culture change and changes to ways of working). They will critically analyse and balance dimensions of quality, timescales and budget and collaborate creatively with team members, delivery partners and stakeholders to develop solutions that deliver optimal outcomes. The post holder will be responsible for identifying the tasks, resources, costs, risks, issues and inter-dependencies of these projects, ensuring that they are understood, articulated and managed along with effective management of stakeholders’ expectations, needs and concerns to ensure business benefits are realised.

About us

Harrow Council is the 12th largest London Borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406.

About you

The successful applicant will have:

  • A BSc or MSc in Project Management and proven experience of project delivery
  • Experience of working on projects, delivering successfully in terms of quality, timescales and budget.
  • Creative skills to resolve complex problems with innovative solutions.
  • Excellent organisational skills demonstrating the ability to work under pressure and to tight timescales.
  • Evidence of effective presentation, facilitation, communication (oral and written) and consultation skills.

For more information, please refer to the Role Profile/Selection Criteria.

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Important Note

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We particularly welcome female applicants, individuals under 25 years of age, those from the BAME community, LGBTQ+ applicants and disabled applicants, as they are under-represented within Harrow Council at this level. Appointment will always, however be made on merit.

Role Profile/Selection Criteria

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