The team at Civil Service Local North West are recruiting project leads to work with citizens in our local communities, and to improve the skills of civil servants in the region. The posts will be part-time for 13 months, and you will still be employed by your current department or agency if you are successful.
As a project lead, you will be responsible for the development and management of a new or existing Civil Service Local North West project. Among other responsibilities, you will:
- make sure that your project’s activities fit in with Civil Service Local’s national strategic objectives
- work closely with a wide range of people both inside and outside the public sector
- manage a cross-government team who will deliver the project, and recruit more team members if they are needed
We are now recruiting people to lead the projects listed below.
You will lead and help develop a programme that inspires young people in our communities, working in partnership with schools. Your time commitment will be 7 hours per week.
Civil Service Connect (previously Meet the Neighbours) and Civil Service Induction
You will plan and deliver events that bring people from different parts of the Civil Service together. Your time commitment will up to 7 hours per week, plus attendance at between 3 and 5 events.
Middle Managers’ Academy
You will lead a team to deliver a residential leadership programme for civil servants at Higher Executive Officer (HEO) and Senior Officer (SO) level. Your time commitment will be 3 to 4 hours per week, increasing to 7 hours per week in the month before the event. You will also need to spend 4 days at the events.
Changing Horizons (three roles available)
You will lead a team to deliver large-scale careers events for young people in Oldham, Blackpool or Liverpool. Your time commitment will be 3 to 4 hours per week, increasing to 7 hours per week in the two months before the event. You will also need to spend two consecutive days setting up and attending the event.
You will develop a series of ‘hack’ events to solve common Civil Service challenges by bringing together people with different talents, experience and perspectives. Your time commitment will be 3 to 4 hours per week, plus attendance at the 2 or 3 hack events.
You will lead a team in a challenging prison environment to help offenders prepare to return successfully to society after they are released from prison. Your time commitment will be up to 7 hours per week, and you this will include some travel.
These opportunities would be most appropriate for Grade 7s and SOs, but high-performing HEOs looking for promotion may also apply.
If you would like to find out more about the roles, how they will help you develop yourself, or to apply, please contact James Dumbill.
Applications for these exciting opportunities close at 9am on 17 July, so don't delay.