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Interim Support Services Transformation Programme Manager

Location:

South East England, England

Work type:

Contract

Business sector:

Business Change & Transformation

Salary:

£350 - £378 per day + Outside IR35

Job reference:

MHMar18-004_1522168464

Start date:

ASAP

Contact email:

mike.heady@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Mike Heady

We are looking for a programme manager to develop and co-ordinate an overarching change management programme encompassing work in progress across the Council's Finance, HR, Property and ICT services, ensuring linkages and inter-dependencies are identified and effectively planned and managed.

Roles:

  • To develop and co-ordinate an overarching change management programme encompassing work in progress across the Council's Finance, HR, Property and ICT services, ensuring linkages and inter-dependencies are identified and effectively planned and managed.

  • To ensure the effective delivery of the council wide support services transformation programme which is implementing a new operating model for support services based on new technology, self-service by managers and a centralisation and restructuring of support service teams.

Main Tasks:

  • Work closely with the Project Managers for implementation of the iTrent HR / Payroll system and new ICT Helpdesk system, as well as the technical lead for the Agresso finance system to enhance current technology. Ensure that a consistent approach is being taken across services to develop self-service functionality. Highlight inter-dependencies and ensure these are understood by all stakeholders.
  • Ensure the provision of regular and accurate progress reports for key stakeholders that identify and enable timely resolution of potential barriers to successful delivery
  • Effectively programme manage the delivery stage of the support services review including reviewing existing governance arrangements, developing and testing individual project plans, highlighting inter-dependencies and resource requirements, risks, issues, quality, performance and delivery.
  • Develop and coordinate the delivery of an overarching communications and engagement plan for the programme, encompassing the implementation of self-serve technology, new processes and ways of working.

The successful Candidate should have:

  • Expereince with working with/for a Local Authority
  • Expereince with HR/Payroll Systems and Agresso
  • A strong track record in programme management
  • Sound data analysis experience

If you are looking for an exciting and challenging role, then please get in touch today!

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