ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

  • Location
    Greenford, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 14.11 - £ 16.88 / Hour
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Projects & Programmes
  • Job type
    Temporary
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference
    JN-082019-85149

Job Description: Digital Delivery Manager
PURPOSE OF ROLE:


* This role is crucial in supporting senior management to implement SEND digital strategy and the council's new way of working
* Liaise and collaborate with both internal and external stakeholders at various levels to gather process requirements
* Produce detailed documentation, including technical specifications and business and functional process documents.
* Develop guidance material for user training to bridge the gap between ICT and the business



KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:


* To assess business and operational requirements and to translate them into technical and data specifications and solutions for the improvement programmes
* To analyse and deliver training and supporting documentation, internally and externally
* To collect, interpret and present, both verbally and in written form, to senior management and other forums
* Liaise and collaborate with computer system and software providers, support services, data analysis and project management staff in other departments and organisations
* To carry out all duties and responsibilities with due regard to the Council's Equalities & Diversity Policy, Health & Safety, Customer Care requirements and within all legislative, regulatory and departmental policies
* To prioritise own work and work of the service as necessary to ensure that necessary deadlines are met
* To ensure confidentiality adhering to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act
* Other duties commensurate with grade which may be allocated from time to time.
* To ensure awareness and compliance with all Council policies, procedures affecting the role, Health & Safety policy and Equal opportunities
* To support and supervise additional staff as and when projects require
* To assist in functional testing as well as User Acceptance testing (UAT) to ensure that the system meets the businesses requirements
* To assist in ensuring the data integrity of the systems by identifying and developing new ways of working to reduce data quality issues.


KEY PERFORMANCE INDICATORS:
* Meeting targets within performance appraisals.
* Contributing to successful delivery.


KEY RELATIONSHIPS (INTERNAL AND EXTERNAL):
* Corporate Leadership Team, Directors and Assistant Directors, Senior Management
* Heads of Service, Operational Managers
* Strategic, Operational, programme and project leads
* Corporate ICT, ICT specialists and Project Management within the Synergy, Mosaic and application support teams
* ESCAN and SENAS
* Strategic Partner and external suppliers
* Council officers, Schools, other agencies on behalf of members of the public, Children and Families and Adult Social Care staff, as and when required
AUTHORITY LEVEL (PEOPLE, POLICY, FINANCIAL):
People: n/a
Policy: The post holder will provide information to help influence the development of key policy initiatives
Financial: None



Person Specification


Recruitment practices to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and/or vulnerable adults apply to this post in addition to the possible requirement to obtain a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. (Delete if not applicable).


In applying for this role, it is important that you should give evidence in your supporting document of your proven experience against the criteria set out below of the person specification.



ESSENTIAL KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES


* Sound business process knowledge of case management systems, including reporting capabilities
* Excellent IT skills across a range of database and statistical applications,
* Experience in producing high quality statistical analyses of data in a clear manner for a range of audiences
* Excellent communication skills, both orally and in writing to a range of audiences, including some at a senior level
* Effective in managing own workload and projects, organise and prioritise work, meet conflicting deadlines and targets and to work on own initiative
* Effective in collaborating with a wide range of internal and external professionals including senior management, project managers, ICT teams and third-party suppliers
* Capacity to learn new systems quickly and effectively
* Knowledge of project management methodology
* Experience in producing accurate and detailed documented processes


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATION(S), EXPERIENCE AND REGISTRATION (e.g. HCPC)


1. Experience of the following:


- Using computer software such as Synergy and to produce complex analyses and high-quality reports in MS Excel, MS Word, (or similar)


- Using computer software to automate the production of reports


- Presenting the findings of research and analysis in reports


2. Experience in data management and data quality.


3. Experience of working with Synergy, Mosaic, or Education, Health or Connexions systems.












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Please apply with your CV to: Callum Graham