Head of Projects

Recruiter
Midland Heart
Location
Bath Row, Birmingham
Salary
£78,000 per annum
Posted
17 Nov 2020
Closes
27 Nov 2020
Sector
Property
Job Function
Project Director
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

We’re seeking a high performing Head of Projects to lead our project portfolio, covering both Digital/technology and business change. These are focused on delivering the strategic objectives set out in our corporate plan and designed to build upon our already impressive organisational performance.

Working with senior colleagues from across our organisation, this challenging role is responsible for driving the planning, development and operational delivery of our full programme of projects. Owning a significant programme budget and driving the performance of a sizeable PMO, your strategic overview will provide assurance that programme delivery is timely, within budget and enables the business to realise real and sustainable business benefits.

Our ideal candidate? You’ll come equipped with substantial portfolio management experience, covering both digital/technology and business change projects, gained within a complex business environment. You’ll have a simple, yet robust and transparent approach to project governance; with the ability to build confidence and provide assurance at the highest levels of our organisation. We need a tried and tested strategic thinker, who understands longer-term business outcomes and with the ability to plan capacity/resources and synchronise projects, in line our ambitious strategy and plans.

Your tenacity and stakeholder management abilities will be key contributors to your success. You’ll therefore show us your ability to appropriately yet robustly challenge accepted thinking, truly engage stakeholders and exert influence at all levels of our organisation.

Who are Midland Heart? We’re a large and ambitious housing organisation providing more people an affordable place to call home. We welcome people from every walk of life, at every stage of their career. We expect a lot from our people but in return you can be assured of a great place to work, where you will be well rewarded and where great people are able to succeed. Whether you want to build your career with us, or use your experience to move on, we’re here to develop your potential.

Interested? Please click the apply button to be taken to our website. Here you can find the "Candidate Information" for a full Role Profile. Applying is easy - simply register on our candidate portal uploading a CV and Covering Letter, which together show us that you have what it takes to make a success of this role.

Our timeline:

  • 4.00pm Friday 27th November 2020 – Applications close.
  • 4th December 2020 – Initial ½ hour video call interviews.
  • 10th December 2020 – Opportunity for selected candidates to speak to a range of business stakeholders as part of work-based assessment.
  • 16th December 2020 – Final interview with members of our executive team.

We’re proud to be a Disability Confident Employer. Please feel free to contact us if you would like to discuss any adjustments you might need in order to be successful in this role.

Recruitment Agencies, please be advised that we don’t accept speculative CVs and should we receive any, we will assume them as our own.