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Project Manager

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    Housing & Local Authority

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    £161.46 - £162.46 per day

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    Katie Ore

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  • Published:

    18 days ago

  • Duration:

    7 months

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London Borough of Sutton

Akton Recruitment has an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join the team at the Sutton Council.

Job Role: Project Manager
These roles provide a broad service that set policy and provides advice to support and assure all of the council's day to day activities. They gather information required by other groups to make strategic decisions and translate this into corporate policy and strategic advice. They have little or no direct accountability for outcomes; however, what they are accountable for is the quality of advice they provide to business leaders. At the lower levels, these roles tend to focus on research and analysis and the interpretation and implementation of policies. At the higher level, role holders set strategy, develop policy and provide assurance across the Council more broadly.
Brief Description of job role and department
The Programme Management Office as part of the Commissioning Unit delivers projects and programmes to support significant change based on:
? Value of savings ? Complexity ? Political interest ? Corporate Plan
? Partner involvement The Corporate PMO has lead accountability for ensuring that the organisation is conforming to a single set of agreed PPM practices and that the resources, guidance and support required is provided to the rest of the organisation in good quality PPM.
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for the overall management and coordination of discrete projects and programmes, by effectively planning, monitoring and supporting the delivery of all elements, working to and advising the Programme / Project Sponsor on innovative approaches to delivering services, and in partnership with Assistant Directors, Heads of Service, service managers and officers, as well as OD, HR, communications and finance colleagues.
They will lead, manage and deliver specific, complex and sensitive projects with responsibility for delivering agreed outcomes and for allocating resources within an agreed budget.

Important Information
£161.46 a day rate ( UMBRELLA)
7 Month Contract