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Property Transformation Coordinator

Suffolk County Council
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25 May 2021 11:30 PM
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  • ¬£38,705 (pro rata for part time)
  • 37 hours per week (can be worked part time)

A rare opportunity has arisen to join the Suffolk County Council (SCC) Assets and Investment team as a Property Transformation Co-ordinator, working from Ipswich.

  • Are you an experienced programme manager?
  • Do you have recent experience of working with transformational property projects?
  • Do you want to make a positive difference to the way in which public services are provided in Suffolk?

We are looking for someone who can bring creative thinking, excellent organisational and communication skills to initiate and oversee change projects and programmes, enabling modern integrated services and effective use of the Council's estate.

Your role

You will play a lead role in:

  • identifying the need and potential for change and improvement
  • leading change programmes and delivery of complex property projects
  • managing partner and stakeholder involvement in collaborative projects.

You will be part of a small team working closely on a wide range of important projects. As a key member of the team, you will need to work both collaboratively and independently, within a supportive environment.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • managing projects and programmes that contribute to the Council's and the Suffolk System's major organisational change, transformation programmes and ongoing operations
  • developing business cases for change to the County Council's property holdings, commissioning detailed business cases and delivery as appropriate
  • work closely with senior stakeholders across the organisation and the wider Suffolk system to bring about delivery of projects.

You will need:

  • to be educated to a high qualification, ideally degree level
  • to have extensive knowledge and experience of project and programme management
  • a track record of working in a transformational environment, ideally (but not essentially) with a property related focus.

The team

The Council's Corporate Property function is part of the Assets and Investment team, within the Corporate Services Directorate. The team is professional, supportive and welcoming. It is often centrally involved with many of the council's key initiatives, and consequently it is a rewarding and challenging environment.

We will offer you:

  • the opportunity to gain experience working with organisations across the public sector
  • a wide range of interesting and rewarding challenges
  • a supportive and friendly environment.

Travelling requirements for your role

Frequent Travel - This organisation positively encourages the use of technology to communicate and engage, but in this role, you will need to operate across a wide and rural area, so you must either hold a full and current driving licence and have access to personal transport or meet the mobility requirements of the role through other reasonable and suitable means.

For an informal discussion about this role, please contact Quentin Cass on (01473) 265192 or 07545 421784.

For more information and to apply, please click here.

Due to the current situation with Covid-19, we have strict limitations on staff working in our offices and most of us are being asked to work from home. If you wish to discuss how that might impact your working arrangements, please contact the recruiting manager listed above.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks or police vetting will be required for relevant posts.

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