ERSOU - CTP - PO3/PO4 - Change Project Manager - CTP Continuous Improvement - Ref: 9410


Posted on 8th Apr 2021

ERSOU - CTP - PO3/PO4 - Change Project Manager - CTP Continuous Improvement - Ref: 9410

ERSOU celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone is valued and respected. We actively encourage applications from underrepresented or minority groups. ERSOU is a Disability Confident employer. Should you require any reasonable adjustments for your application process, please contact the ERSOU team by using the email provided below. We also offer the guaranteed interview scheme; this means that all candidates with a disability covered by the Equality Act 2010, who meet the minimum entry requirements for the role, will be invited to attend an interview. Where possible we will also consider flexible working requests. 

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Counter Terrorism Policing (CTP) - part of the Eastern Region Special Operations Unit - as a Change Project Manager.

Working within counter terrorism policing is an exciting and challenging role which provides excellent development opportunities within a busy and fast-moving environment. The work we do helps keep our communities safe and this role is critical to the delivery of CTP change activity to ensure that the command is best placed to mitigate the threat from terrorism.

This is your chance to rise to a new and exciting challenge while gaining invaluable experience in a specialist area of policing.

The CTP Change Project Manager, working with the Head of CTP and the National CTP Change Portfolio, will manage regional ‘business delivered’ change – the work required to deliver change to capabilities at a regional level which can be entirely managed by resources located within the CTP unit, and will provide the single point of contact for the delivery of CTP business change activity in our region.

The key Duties and Responsibilities of the role are: 

  • Ensure the delivery of new capability in line with time, cost and quality statements in accordance with the project plan. Take appropriate action where necessary to ensure projects are kept on track.
  • Work with individual project managers at regional level as required, and with regional lead SMEs for implementation of national projects.
  • Develop and maintain project plans according to project/programme management standards and relevant project documents at each stage.
  • Ensure the project is managed within the approved governance and ensure timely decision making.
  • Develop and manage a plan to identify and engage with stakeholders to ensure their commitment to successful delivery of the project.
  • Coordinate any input from Human Resource and Corporate Communications colleagues as required.
  • Ensure that benefits management is an integral part of the delivery and with guidance from the Portfolio Office, work with the regional/national performance teams and the regional/national finance teams to ensure that benefits are identified, planned and measured and that there is a clear understanding of impact on the business, ensuring that the business impact is properly managed.
  • Monitor overall progress of the project in line with the plan and report progress and escalate exceptions where required- both to regional Senior Leadership Team and also to national project team(s) and/or Portfolio Office as required, using formats supplied.
  • Ensure adherence to programme / project management processes and standards as defined by the Portfolio Office, using tools and templates supplied.
  • Develop and implement an active risk and issue management approach in line with the protocols set out by the Portfolio Office.
  • Ensure that any regional interdependencies within the same and other projects/programmes are proactively identified and managed.
  • Management of staff: undertaking all relevant line management activities (e.g. performance management and review, attendance management); providing leadership, advice and support to direct reports; develop individuals and staff to establish a highly performing team and therefore the successful delivery of performance objectives. 

As a part of the application, you will be expected to provide written evidence around the minimum entry requirements from the role profile (maximum 500 words). 

If you are an internal applicant working within BCH (Bedfordshire Police, Cambridgeshire Constabulary or Hertfordshire Constabulary), please upload either your CV or a completed internal role summary form. This form can be found in the attached documents. Please note you will still be required to evidence against the minimum entry requirements. 

If you are an external applicant, please ensure you upload your CV and evidence against the minimum entry requirements from the role profile. To ensure the recruitment process is fair and equal, please do not include any personal details on your CV, other than your name. An internal role summary form should not be completed.  

Please note that this advert will be live to redeployees throughout the recruitment of this advert. Any redeployee that applies will only need to evidence against the minimum entry requirements of the role profile. To do this if you are a redeployee, write ‘Redeployee’ in the other competency boxes and just complete your evidence against the minimum entry requirements in the relevant box. Redeployees will take priority over other candidates at any point during the recruitment process up until a final offer is produced and you will be notified if this happens. 

Successful applicants must hold or be prepared to undergo Development Vetting, before taking up the post. Please be aware the Police Corporate Vetting Unit will undertake security vetting on successful candidates, their family and others that live at their home address, which will include financial checks. Due to the sensitive nature of these checks, we are not able to supply feedback should clearance be declined.

This post is designated a ‘reserved post’ under the Civil Service Nationality Rules and is open only to UK Nationals. If you hold dual nationality, one component of which is British, you may also be considered. However, if successful, you may be asked to relinquish your non‐British nationality (and any entitlement you may have to a foreign nationality) as a condition of your confirmation of appointment with the CTP Command. One of your parents should also be British or have substantial ties to the UK. In the latter instance; substantial ties mean that your parent is a citizen of a British Overseas Territory, a Commonwealth citizen, US citizen, EEA citizen, British national or citizen overseas, and they would need to have demonstrable connections with the UK by way of family history or have been resident here for a substantial period of time.

If you’re already married to, or cohabiting with, a person who isn’t a British citizen, you may still be eligible for employment at the discretion of the department. You should note however, that marriage to, or cohabitation with, a person who isn’t a British citizen after appointment may, in some circumstances, result in the withdrawal of security clearance and subsequent transfer to another department, or (if this is not possible or the officer does not wish to transfer) dismissal. Each case will be considered on its merits, taking into account the ties between the person involved and the United Kingdom. 

For more information on this advert, please contact Change Project Manager Kate Long via Kate.Long@beds.police.uk 

For further information about the role or mileage from your home address to the working location please contact: ersou.recruitment@herts.police.uk

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