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Business Process Improvement Lead

  • Location:

    Cheshire East

  • Sector:

    Housing & Local Authority

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  • Salary:

    Up to £21.11 per day

  • Contact:

    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    29 days ago

  • Duration:

    12 Month

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Cheshire East Council

Akton recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Business Process Improvement Lead to join the team at the Cheshire East Council.

JOB PURPOSE To deliver business improvements from concept to the realisation of benefits. The Business Process Improvement Lead will use their critical analysis skills and experience of streamlining processes to identify opportunities for, and then engage with services to deliver efficiency savings and service improvements. Deployment of business analysis techniques such as Lean, Six Sigma, Business Process Re-engineering and Systems thinking to facilitate business change.


1 Effectively lead the delivery of Business Improvement diagnostics and process redesign work packages commissioned within project and programme frameworks. Deployment of industry standard business analysis techniques in high profile business areas.

2 Lead Business Improvement cross functional teams in a matrix environment deploying a range of business analysis tools and techniques appropriate to the situation in the pursuit of positive business outcomes (e.g. Lean/Six Sigma Business Process Reengineering/Systems thinking). Apply a flexible approach tailored to business situation.

3 Plan manage and control Business Improvement interventions from the initial scoping stage through to the delivery of the agreed business change.

4 Drive and challenge business units on their assumptions and operating models whilst maintaining positive working relationships and stakeholder engagement to ensure that effort, enthusiasm, and resources are committed to business improvement and operational efficiency.

5 Coach, mentor and support officers to create capacity and enable services to adopt business improvement techniques as part of continuous service improvement. Develop a lasting cultural improvement legacy within the business area.

Important Information

This post will sit within the council's Business Improvement function. We are looking for candidates with experience in both public and private sectors. Initial work may involve setting up data capture and analysis of the council fleet's carbon impact. This post may be extended until Feb 2022

Rate £21.11 Umbrella Rate