Change & Transformation Programme Manager

Posted 26 August 2021
Salary£400 - 450 per day + negotiable DOE
LocationCity of Westminster
Job type Contract
DisciplineInterim & Executive
ReferenceProgramme Manager
Contact NameChris Wilkinson

Job description

Spencer Clarke Group are working alongside a local authority based in Westminster to appoint a talented Change & Transformation Programme Manager on a contract basis.

As a Change & Transformation Programme Manager , you’ll be working alongside the Directors Leadership Team to manage a transition to a new service model including a staff and team restructure. The Corporate Property Directorate includes a range of estate and asset functions with the purpose being to maintain existing assets, purchase, sell and develop land and property, drive income to support council services and undertake tenancy management including collection of rents and service charges - including managing the council leased-in obligations. The Directorate has an in-house staff of around 50 and external contracted partners

About the role:

  • Defining and documenting the new service strategy through several reports for a range of audiences
  • Write and evaluate, working with People Services, job descriptions and other information
  • Design, manage and implement a communication, change and project plan
  • Communicate with staff members helping to answer their questions tracking any queries to resolution
  • Lead on the consultation processes
  • Updating the Property DLT team and raising any concerns
  • Recommend strategic options for change with sound reasoning and evidence
  • Articulate the journey for the Directorate to undertake
  • Ensure that all relevant documentation is written and shared as appropriate including Cabinet Member briefings, service strategy, restructure documentation, equalities impact assessments amongst others.
  • Confidently articulate the end vision to several different audiences across the council
  • Engage and consult with stakeholders including unions and explain the rationale and way forward

About you:

  • Know how to develop and implement new strategic service models
  • Be able to effectively articulate options and make recommendations for change
  • Be an experienced Transformation Programme Manager and have experience of running restructures within a local authority
  • Be able to engage with a variety of stakeholders at all levels
  • Be qualified as a Change and Programme Manager
  • Likely to have a background in HR and people services
  • Be tactful and appreciative of how disruptive change can be for people
  • Understand that service improvement and future service planning is key

What’s on offer:

  • On going contract
  • Monday to Friday
  • Hybrid working model
  • £400 to £450 per day (negotiable DOE)

If you’ve got what it takes and would love to find out more information or apply, either:

About Spencer Clarke Group 

Here at Spencer Clarke Group, we pride ourselves on connecting you with the best career opportunities; our experienced Consultants have extensive market knowledge and will also provide expert career

advice along the way. 

When you join us, you will receive;

  • Access to a wide range of temporary and permanent opportunities
  • Free DBS checks
  • Post Placement Aftercare
  • Loyalty reward scheme and regular competitions for our agency professionals 

Spencer Clarke Group offer a market leading referral scheme of up to £250 so if you know of someone who may also be looking for an exciting career opportunity, ask them to email their CV to Chris Wilkinson on refer@spencerclarkegroup.co.uk remembering to include your details as well.