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Solutions Programme Manager - Digital / IT

Employer
East Suffolk Council
Location
Woodbridge
Salary
51515.00 - 55595.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
12 Apr 2024

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Sector
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
IT

Job Title: Solutions Programme Manager

Location: East Suffolk Council, Melton (IP12 1RT) or Lowestoft (NR33 0EQ)

Salary: GBP51,515 - GBP55,595 per annum

Job Type: Full time, Permanent

Working Hours: 37 hours per week

Closing date: 11:30pm, 07 April 2024

Interview date: 19 April 2024

We currently have an opportunity to join East Suffolk Council as a Solutions Programme Manager.

The role:

We are looking for a proactive individual, with a transformational approach, to work collectively and collaboratively as part of the Digital Management Team. Ultimately this role will be ensuring high quality services are delivered to East Suffolk via a range of transformation and improvement programmes, working across all teams and services of the Council and our trading company, East Suffolk Services Ltd (ESSL).

This really is an exciting and varied role, with digital solutions at the centre, however it is a role where you can truly make a difference, take responsibility for implementing change and lead a team of people who share the same passion. You will manage, develop and implement programmes which deliver transformational change across all services of the council. If you are passionate about getting things done and doing the right thing - come and work for us!

What you will need:

You will have extensive knowledge and experience of implementing change, with implementation of digital solutions using techniques which put the customer at the heart of everything we do. Along with experience of programme-based working, managing competing demands and paying attention to detail. Educated to degree level or with the equivalent specialist knowledge acquired through experience, or equivalent relevant specialist training, you will have an understanding of Systems Thinking, Lean techniques or similar frameworks.

Excellent Digital skills with a high level of technical awareness, as well as influencing and presentation skills, and the ability to forge strong working relationships with internal and external contacts is essential.

If you think you have what it takes to be successful in this role, even if you don't meet all the essential requirements, please apply. We would appreciate the opportunity to consider your application.

Here are some of the main benefits:

  • Generous leave entitlement (equivalent to 25 days a year, increasing to 31 days after 5 years' service, plus bank holidays)
  • Local government pension scheme
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Learning and development tailored to your role
  • A wide variety of staff support networks including access to health and wellbeing initiatives and programmes.
  • Discounts on mobile phones, computers, holiday and travel, fashion and clothing, health and beauty and many other products and services.

The majority of our teams are working in an agile way, with a mixture of home and office working, depending on individual preferences and service requirements.

About us:

East Suffolk Council is an exciting place to work and a great place to make a real difference to people's lives, delivering vital services to a quarter of a million people across East Suffolk.

Please click on the APPLY button and you will be redirected to the Council's careers page.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; Programme Manager, Public Sector Programme Management, ICT Programme Manager, Digital Solutions, ICT, IT Support, Technical Support, Technical Programme Manager, Programme Coordinator and Technology Programme Manager may also be considered for this role.

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