Senior Project Managers
Government Project Delivery Profession
7th August 2019
£46612 - £49207
Grade 7, from. £49,207 (London), £46,612 (National)
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Permanent and fixed term appointments from 1 to 2 years, with potential for extension or permanency.
Grow your expertise and make a meaningful impact on millions of lives, working on some of the most challenging projects in government today.
Joining the Government Project Delivery Profession, you'll be part of a flourishing network of project delivery professionals - an innovative, vibrant community of trusted experts. Working across government departments and organisational boundaries to help tackle the biggest issues of the day, you'll drive change within your sector and deliver real results for the people of the UK.
Depending on which is the best match with your skills and experience you'll be based in one of a range of government departments, including:
Department for Education: work that affects most people at some point in their lives, including introducing new qualifications, building and refurbishing schools, and changing the way children's social care works.
Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA): impacting people's day-to-day lives for the better, from the food we eat, the air we breathe, and the water we drink.
Department for Exiting the European Union (DExEU): committed to delivering the UK's exit from the EU and building a successful future for our country, researching and developing policy and legislation to answer the biggest questions in government.
Department for International Trade (DIT): helping businesses export, driving inward and outward investment, negotiating market access and trade deals, and shaping the UK's approach to trade.
Ministry of Defence (MoD): developing, protecting our country to help guarantee its security and independence, as well as protecting our values and interests abroad.
Ministry of Justice (MoJ): working to deliver a world-class justice system that works for everyone in society.
Wherever you're based you'll build a diverse and rewarding career, working on a range of absorbing and nationally important projects. You'll be involved in some of the most fascinating initiatives in government, so you'll need to excel at leading large, complex and challenging projects. You must be resilient and pragmatic in the face of uncertainty, continual change and political sensitivity. And you should be able to expertly manage a number of high profile stakeholders, each bringing different priorities and points of view.
With significant experience of actively managing project risks and issues, you'll skilfully adapt procedures and methodologies to each unique situation, and you'll lead high performance from your teams on a day-to-day basis.
In return, you'll enjoy an inclusive and dynamic culture, flexible working and an excellent pension. You'll experience outstanding opportunities to progress across the Civil Service, with a range of initiatives to support your personal and professional development. And you'll benefit from the prestige that comes with belonging to a truly valued project delivery team.
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