Project And Change Manager– Adult Social Care

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Project And Change Manager– Adult Social Care
Stafford, Staffordshire
Contract / Temporary

Staffordshire 5221950

Posted: 4th January 2023 11:48
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  • Pay Rate:

    £240.96 per day PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    35-37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 3 months

  • Stafford, Staffordshire,

    ST16 2LP

What's involved with this role:


Interim Project And Change Manager – Adult Social Care

Reference no: Staffordshire 5221950

Pay rate: £240.96 per day PAYE

Hybrid working- may be required to attend monthly team meetings.

The post holder will work with senior stakeholders to shape and provide a project management structure and framework to support a key project within the Adult Social Care directorate. They will drive Business Change on behalf of stakeholders across the business and will be able to respond quickly to the demands of complex change programmes.

Key responsibilities:

  • Support senior leaders and operational managers to shape and deliver exciting and complex change programmes and projects.
  • Use the guidance from the Department for Levelling up, Housing and Communities for the Homes for Ukraine Scheme and the recent cabinet report from Staffordshire to look at current processes and procedures
  • Responsible for the end to end delivery of many key business change programmes and projects, ensuring that key strategic drivers of the organisation are delivered.
  • Work in collaboration with colleagues and partners, we aim to shape the strategic direction of the organisation whilst making sure we support, enable and deliver the key change priorities and outcomes of the senior leadership team.


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


Experience & Knowledge / Technical skills

  • Experience of managing change projects within a complex environment.
  • Experience of applying business design and project management principles to deliver change and transformation effectively
  • Understanding of the political context of service delivery and its challenges in the public sector.
  • Experience of creating and maintaining effective and influential networks that work collaboratively to shape and deliver better outcomes.
  • Intellectually curious and a proven track record of innovation and continuous improvement, bringing in new thinking from outside the organisation.
  • Experience of transforming services to deliver better outcomes and services.
  • Experience of supporting culture change and transformation.


Skills & Abilities

  • Highly developed, flexible, proven change facilitation skills
  • Strong proven communication and people management skills – utilising coaching/ mentoring and guidance/ feedback appropriately
  • High level of emotional intelligence with a high degree of self- awareness and resilience, maintaining a positive approach
  • Is able to apply a range of consultancy styles and techniques.
  • Can very quickly build strong, credible working relationships
  • Strong data analysis & manipulation skills
  • Has good commercial acumen
  • Excellent ICT skills including Microsoft desktop suite

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.

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.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

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.

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.


Please note that clients invariably ask us to strip out contact details from CVs before we submit them for consideration. This is always quicker and easier to do if you send your CV to us in Word format, rather than as a PDF please

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Job Ref: Staffordshire 5221950
Project And Change Manager– Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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Project And Change Manager– Adult Social Care
Client Category: Local Authority

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