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Performance and Planning Manager

Summary Information for vacancy - reference OCC/PPM

Department

Office of the Children’s Commissioner

Salary

£36700 - £40863 Per Annum

Location

SW1P, City of Westminster, Greater London, London

Closing Date

05 July 2011

Interviews start

21 July 2011

Grade

SEO

Seniority

Middle management

Pay frequency

Monthly

Appointment Terms

Permanent

Working Arrangement

Full time

Travel required

No

No of vacancies

1

Field of work

Procurement and Contracts Management, Programme and Project Management

Brief Description

To provide business assurance, project and programme management and planning leadership and procurement support across the organisation.

To work closely with project managers and the senior management team to ensure that there are clear project plans in place at project and organisational level.

To ensure that our annual business plans are well thought out, developed and implemented on a timely basis, and that our performance framework effectively monitors our delivery on the plan.

To provide specific business support and to work on ad-hoc projects on behalf of the Director of Corporate Services and Deputy Children’s Commissiner/Chief Executive as required.
 

Vacancy description

To provide business assurance, project and programme management and planning leadership and procurement support across the organisation.

To work closely with project managers and the senior management team to ensure that there are clear project plans in place at project and organisational level.

To ensure that our annual business plans are well thought out, developed and implemented on a timely basis, and that our performance framework effectively monitors our delivery on the plan.

To provide specific business support and to work on ad-hoc projects on behalf of the Director of Corporate Services and Deputy Children’s Commissiner/Chief Executive as required.
 

Language Skills

Well developed communication skills in English.

Skills

A broad understanding of information technology systems and strategy


Excellent interpersonal and negotiating skills. A diplomatic and persuasive ambassador for change.

Open, articulate communicator, with excellent written and verbal skills.

Excellent problem solving skills. Able to think ‘outside the box’ and balance strategic and pragmatic issues.

Excellent analytical skills. Able to interpret complex information to inform decisions.

Ability to balance diverse work to tight deadlines under pressure.
 

Expertise in project, planning and strategic management methodologies

Qualifications

Educated to Degree level.

Project management training.
 

Experience

Considerable experience of strategic programme or project planning and management.

Experience of interpreting and reporting on a range of policy and management information to meet the needs of a variety of audiences.

Experience of understanding complex organisational needs, unpacking them with others and translating and communicating them.

Experience of working in a politically sensitive environment.

Experience of best practice in procurement management and contract management.

Experience of developing project budgets and budget management.
Expertise in project, planning and strategic management methodologies.

 

Further information

CRB check required - Yes

Regulated by OCSC - No

Reserved for existing civil servants - No

Reserved for UK nationals - No

How to apply

If you are interested in applying for this vacancy please send a copy of your CV together with a covering statement outlining your suitability for the post to OCC.Recruitment@childrenscommissioner.gsi.gov.uk. We would also ask that you complete our safeguarding and Equality monitoring form and forward that to us together with your CV and covering statement. To view a copy of the job description and to access the safeguarding and Equality monitoring form please visit OCC's website www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/content/recruitment









 

 


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