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Senior Project Manager

Kent Fire & Rescue Service
47076.00 - 52397.00 GBP Annual
Closing date
4 Apr 2024

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Contract Type
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Project Manager to join our team in Maidstone. You will join us on a full-time, permanent basis, and in return, you will receive a competitive salary of GBP47,076 - GBP52,397 per annum.

Being a part of Kent Fire and Rescue Service

Everyone is unique. Everyone has value. Everyone helps to make Kent Fire and Rescue Service a great place to work. We are one team. Together with our customers, we are creating a safer future for Kent and Medway.

Being a Senior Project Manager

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be pivotal to seamlessly blending strategy, leadership and delivery. You will utilise your experience to navigate the complex landscape of projects, transforming organisational problems into opportunities.

Working with a variety of colleagues across the organisation, you will lead and guide the Project Team towards successfully achieving project objectives and outcomes for customers.

What you'll do:

  • Take responsibility for the management and delivery of medium to high complexity business and IT projects with durations over the medium to long term
  • Plan, co-ordinate and manage all aspects of projects including organisational change
  • Actively participate in the design and planning of project outputs including new processes, systems, services and/or products
  • Provide direction and supervision to the Project Team and allocate and manage work in connection with project activities
  • Line manage project managers and/or project co-ordinators

What you'll bring:

  • Relevant project management qualification at practitioner level including PRINCE2
  • Experience of successful delivery of IT and/or business projects of medium to high complexity
  • Leadership, negotiation and relationship management skills
  • Ability to prioritise, plan and coordinate multiple projects in a complex technical environment over the medium to long term
  • Knowledge of project management methods, best practice, techniques, processes and tools
  • Knowledge of IT concepts, IT architecture, planning, testing and implementation
  • A commitment to ongoing personal development and be self-motivated

Closing date: midnight on 3rd April 2024

Interviews will take place on 29th April and 1st May 2024

If you feel have the skills and experience to become our Senior Project Manager please click apply today, we d love to hear from you!

Inclusion is at the heart of everything we do. We know that great minds don t think alike, so we rely on diverse thoughts, feelings, beliefs, and backgrounds to create the best working environment that we can possibly offer.

Kent Fire and Rescue Service, its employees, and volunteers are committed to safeguarding, protecting, and supporting children, young people, and adults at risk. As part of our safer recruitment process, we will undertake pre-employment checks to verify your suitability for the role. These checks will include your references and a standard or enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Enhanced DBS check with barred lists are carried out for roles with direct and unsupervised access to children, young people, and adults at risk. Risk assessments will be undertaken on any disclosures identified as part of the pre-employment checks.

As a Public Sector organisation with added responsibilities under the Equality Act, 2010 the candidate must demonstrate an understanding of what is meant by Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion and how this fits in with their everyday work.

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