Improvement Programme Manager

Pertemps Scotland - 30+ days ago
Pertemps Scotland
Improvement Programme Manager

Pertemps Scotland Ltd are working with our client in Edinburgh to recruit for an Improvement Programme Manager in the Public Sector on a temporary basis for 3 Months with potential extension.

Due to current circumstances this role will be based remotely.
Day rate: £500 - £550 (Inside IR35)

The main duties would be:
  • Driving forward and maintaining oversight of the Improvement Programme, supporting the Head of Departments core improvement projects
  • Leading on the co-ordination of the improvement programme's board meetings and secretariat functions
  • Leading on any new improvement projects including one looking at how the organisation has responded to supporting the re-prioritisation to focus on Covid-19, in terms of the structure and how they have adapted and making recommendations for improvements
  • Assisting Senior staff leading a working group of solicitors looking at the structure of the organisation and the roles and responsibilities of lawyers
  • Assisting a Senior member of staff leading the organisations Knowledge Management Group in evaluating how legal knowledge is maintained and playing a leading role in modernising the knowledge management wiki
  • Assisting leading a working group of colleagues looking at ways of improving the working relationships and engagement between staff and policy colleagues
  • Assisting leading in developing diversity and inclusion work in the department
  • Managing the team's Project Support Officer and any colleague who joins the team temporarily from the Graduate Development Programme
  • Miscellaneous tasks relating to the promotion of the Improvement Programme across the department including running focus group events and speaking at divisional meetings to ensure all colleagues have the ability to input into the programme.
Essential
  • Strong project management skills with experience of delivering projects ideally with some exposure to improvement methodologies or quality improvement principles.
  • Excellent planning, organisational and prioritisation skills with ability to communicate key messages clearly with colleagues, including Senior Leadership Teams.
  • Ability to establish and maintain credibility and trust with colleagues to facilitate transparent decision making.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different teams, with consideration given to the wider cultural and change contexts.
Desirable
  • Experience of working in a public sector environment
Basic Disclosure Scotland Certificate is required
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