Change Project Manager | Counter Terrorism Policing

Change Project Manager

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.