Menu Nav

Change Office & Project Manager

A charity are looking for a Project Manager to work at the centre of their Change Management Office, to ensure consistent application of a consolidated change delivery model that aligns the delivery of strategic change with the wider portfolio of change at the charity. The post holder will support the strengthening of their programme and project management capabilities and will work cross-functionally to support prioritisation of change activities and benefits tracking.

You will coordinate, align and manage successful delivery of strategic and operational programmes and projects, serving as a resourceful and insightful point of contact for project teams, business leads and a wide range of other stakeholders. Working closely with all CMO colleagues, this role will ensure the CMO and its constituent programmes and projects are delivered at pace by both supporting the alignment and coordination of efforts at portfolio and programme-level and by directly managing project work. Working with colleagues in the Strategy & Engagement Team, the post holder will also support activities aimed at engagement of staff and the management of change.


Key Responsibilities:
-Work with the Head of Change to set up the Change Management Office (CMO) and establish its role and protocols in relation to the existing portfolio of programmes and projects
-Support the creation and implementation of a change delivery model for all programmes and projects that is pragmatic, underpinned by a proven methodology and accounts for different levels of complexity and scale enabling proportional visibility and governance
-Accountable for coordinating the activities of the CMO, its constituent programmes and projects and ensuring the CMO runs smoothly and efficiently
-Work with the Programme Delivery Manager to oversee and manage all portfolio and programme documentation and reporting, documentation maintenance and sharing of information, including implementation plans and programme and project-level progress reporting to all levels of governance
-Work with the Programme Delivery Manager to identify and communicate risks, supporting the development of mitigating actions and management of dependencies as well as risk reporting
-Enable access for programme and project and managers to standards, tools, guidance and advice on project management at the charity
-Provide general administrative support for the CMO
-Establish and maintain engagement and commitment, and keeps open lines of communication with members of various programme and project teams, technical experts, business leads and other internal and external stakeholders
-Support the Head of Change to ensure that involved and impacted staff are engaged, empowered and supported throughout the change cycle and across all locations and levels
-Work with the Strategy & Engagement team to deliver the effective communication of the right messages to relevant stakeholders and to enable the organisation to have continual visibility of the CMO's full range of improvement and development initiatives
-Facilitate events, workshops and meetings as appropriate to capture the input and insight of staff, to communicate findings to them and develop plans with them
-Accountable for all aspects of project management from inception and planning to project closure, control and evaluation for assigned projects focused on improving our internal processes and controls including managing budget, timeline, resources and benefits delivery
-Provide analytical support and produces synthesised information at project level.


Skills and Experience required:
-Recognised training in Project Management, PRINCE2 Foundation level as minimum
-Project management experience, including relevant tools and techniques, from inception to evaluation
-Good knowledge of project budgeting and resource allocation procedures and methods
-Experience of managing programme and project documentation and reporting
-Experience of coordination, planning and communication within a PMO, CMO or in support of a programme of significant breadth and complexity
-Practical evidence of establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders, developing a positive personal and organisational profile and building trust
-Working to meet deadlines and objectives in a dynamic and fast-paced environment with continually changing priorities
-Providing written reporting and presentational materials of a high standard for varying audiences, including through digital channels
-Delivering exceptional service, engaging, listening and communicating with stakeholders in order to support the management of change
Developing requirements in partnership with end users
-Is able to think creatively with regards to the management of issues and operational matters

How to Apply

If you're interested in this role and feel you meet the requirements, just click 'Apply' to email the consultant directly. Please quote the relevant job reference in your email. If your CV has been updated since registering with us, please attach the latest version and we will update your records.

Back Add to Shortlist Apply

Copyright © 2017 Harris Hill. All rights reserved   |   Designed & Developed by AVAMAE