Northamptonshire Police are currently recruiting for an Estates Project Manager for their Headquarters on a long term Temporary basis. This role will be working from home in line with govt guidelines until Jan 2021 (subject to change) and then will be based in a newly built Headquarters. This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of setting up the new building, as well as long term facilities, maintenance and estate projects.
Brief description of duties
To manage a range of projects in line with the Force estates strategy, with particular reference to issues affecting people occupying the premises and facilities to meet their and organisational needs.
To manage projects and work-strands effectively from launch to close - managing interdependencies between action plans - identifying risks and issues and communicating these to appropriate stakeholders.
Monitor performance against plans and take corrective action where necessary.
Effectively communicate progress against plans ensuring performance measurement and key reviews are undertaken.
Manage joint agency project groups - developing strong working relationships, drive forward business change, overcome barriers and gain buy-in from other partners to achieve common goals.
Negotiate and resolve key issues and escalate conflicts where appropriate.
Deliver presentations to staff and partner agencies and provide regular written project updates.
To be educated to degree level in a subject involving business and change management or demonstrate ability to work at that level.
Previous experience of managing projects in a Police or public service environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead, negotiate, influence and gain buy-in to projects and change initiatives at all levels
Registered Prince2 Practitioner or a current holder of a similar recognised project / facilities Management qualification.
Previous project / facilities management experience of at least 3 years, principally in respect of projects delivering significant organisational change and with proven ability to deliver projects to cost, time and quality.
If you are interested in working for the Police and have relevant experience and qualifications for the role, please apply. Please be aware the successful applicant will be required to go through the Police vetting process which can take approx 4-6 weeks at present.