Business Change Project Manager
The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) is a Police unit responsible for delivering specialist and niche capabilities to Thames Valley Police, Hampshire Constabulary, Surrey Police and Sussex Police. We are recruiting for a Business Change Project Manager to join our growing team.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to initiate and lead the delivery of business change projects at force, bi-lateral and regional level. You will design, plan and co-ordinate all aspects of the project to ensure the effective delivery of project deliverables, leading and directing the work of project teams.
You will proactively manage engagement with stakeholders and those impacted by the change, working in collaboration with key enablers. You will be accountable to Programme Managers and project sponsors for high standards of project governance delivered throughout. You will effectively manage risk and issues within the project, initiating corrective action as appropriate and escalation to a programme level when necessary.
Our ideal candidate will have:
- A good standard of education with a relevant post-graduate or vocational qualification or equivalent experience and evidence of CPD;
- Proven experience in successfully leading, delivering and embedding business change using recognised project management methods and processes;
- PRINCE2 practitioner qualification (or equivalent) or be willing to work towards the qualification;
- Strong stakeholder engagement, communication and influencing skills with a proven ability to develop internal and external relationships.
This role is part of a national, regional and local network and as a result you will be required to travel for business purposes. This may include travel across the UK and is not limited to the south east. You will be asked to demonstrate flexibility regarding working hours in line with operational demand and occasionally this may require working away from home.
SEROCU is committed to becoming the most diverse team in the South East. We encourage interest and applications from candidates of all backgrounds and particularly welcome applications from female and BAME (black, Asian and minority ethic) candidates to enable us to truly reflect the communities we serve. Due to the role requirements, it is essential that the post holder be prepared to be security cleared to an enhanced level.
If you are interested in applying for this role then please do not delay as interviews will be held as soon as appropriate candidates are identified.
We reserve the right to close this vacancy when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. Should you wish to apply for this post we advise you to complete and submit your application form as soon as possible.
For further information please email RecruitmentSE@thamesvalley.pnn.police.uk quoting the Job Reference 17043.
Applications must be submitted by the closing date of 23:55hrs on Sunday 26th July 2020.
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All posts require a level of Police Vetting as per the National Vetting Code of Practice. The residency requirement is necessary to enable all applicants to be checked in an equitable manner. Thames Valley Police will allow applicants to apply who do not necessarily reach the criteria as long as they have proven UK residency and supporting evidence where necessary. Applications will be considered on a case by case basis.
Thames Valley Police serves diverse communities; to truly reflect this, we are keen to recruit people from Black, Asian and other minority backgrounds. We value the knowledge and experiences that individuals bring from different cultures and welcome any contributions that can enhance the services we deliver to the public.
We believe in investing in all of our people, and run tailored Positive Action Initiatives to support our colleagues from underrepresented backgrounds in their personal and professional development, ensuring everyone has a level playing field to succeed, progress and feel fulfilled in their careers.
This opportunity is closed to applications.