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Project Implementation Officer Ref: 50047986

County Hall, Newport, Isle of Wight and Agile

Grade 10, £31,639 - £34,382 per annum

Contact: Debbie Downer - Strategic Manager Organisational, Internal Microsoft Office Teams, externally on 01983 821000 ext. 6555

Vacancy Reference: 50047986

Closing Date: 27/09/2022

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 per week

The post holder will report to the Transformation Manager within Organisational Intelligence and will project manage a range of activity across all council services.  You will provide advice and support to other project managers to ensure best practice in line with the council’s Project Management Framework.  You will support the transformation manager in the delivery of the property rationalisation programme within the IWC and manage office moves, changes, and closures within the Council.  You will coordinate and project manage the moves and changes required, creating strong links with ICT, facilities and service areas that are essential to the effective delivery of those requests.

You will be required to report on the progress of wider council programmes and projects and assist in the initiation of those projects across the council, providing advice and support to others. 

You will have proven experience of managing projects using a recognised framework. 

Key to the work of the whole team is being able to see the big picture and link projects and services together to ensure true customer focus on the outcomes required.  You will be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively support and challenge services through change in systems and in the development of end-to-end processes. 

The successful candidate will be completely flexible in their approach to work and able to adapt and change their level of support and delivery dependent on the project needs.   The role is agile in nature and will require some remote and some face-to-face presence here on the Isle of Wight. We are happy to discuss the logistics of this role at interview.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 is available to new employees subject to qualifying criteria. Further details are available upon request.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour Policy, Employee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.


The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a
Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

Please view information pack and complete your job application online at www.iow.gov.uk/jobvacancies. Telephone 01983 823134 or email callcentre@iow.gov.uk if you need further information about applying. Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.

Closing Date: 12 noon on 27 September 2022

Interview Date: 4 and 5 October 2022