Business Support Project Manager

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Business Support Project Manager
Interim Position

Southwark 5225334

Posted: 14th March 2023 17:12
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  • Pay Rate:

    £187.00 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months


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What's involved with this role:

Interim Business Support Project Manager   

Reference no: Southwark 5225334   

Pay rate £187.00 per day PAYE  

This opening assignment is for 6 months 

Leading on the draft resident involvement strategy consultation and writing the final resident involvement strategy. Procurement of the tenant and home owner advice contract 

Key responsibilities: 


  • This role is pivotal in making the resident involvement team a customer centric and commercially astute business unit with responsibility for managing a diverse range of resident involvement projects including the resident involvement strategy. 
  • You will be pivotal in building and managing excellent relationships with residents and be comfortable having ownership and accountability for the tasks assigned to you. You will work with a large and diverse number of residents and external stakeholders, from delivery partners and providers to senior managers, helping to ensure the key priorities of the business unit are delivered on time, to budget, and to the highest possible quality. 
  • You will be responsible for managing the resident participation calendar and supporting the team to ensure all consultation and resident participation meetings are programmed and management resources are in place so  resident consultation meetings and conferences are conducted in a professional, orderly and timely manner. 
  • You will monitor and control the progress of resident participation projects, identifying and managing associated finances, risks and issues in accordance with best practice in project management principles, addressing and taking corrective action where required to ensure delivery against plans. 
  • You will monitor, collect and publish a range of performance data and service improvement plans 

“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:

  • A sound knowledge of  and practical experience project management and control techniques, including project planning and appraisal, financial and performance analysis and management, risk management, issue resolution and evaluation with residents and other stakeholders 
  • Good understanding of project delivery in local government 
  • Demonstrable experience of developing, managing and delivering large and small scale high projects in complex organisations, and a track record of successfully delivering results on target and within budget 
  • Evidence of well-developed IT skills, solid experience of using financial management systems and processes, and excellent report writing skills 
  • Ability to work effectively in the face of challenging priorities, demanding workloads and challenging deadlines 

NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD. 

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To help speed up the process of uploading your CV to the client we would suggest that you send us your CV in Word format (or equivalent) if possible, rather than as a PDF. 

If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity. 

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items: 

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours. 
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this. 
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice. 
  4. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed. 


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable: 

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience 
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for. 


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Business Support Project Manager
Client Category: Local Authority

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