Project Manager (2 year secondment)

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Experience & Understanding:


  • Managing business transformation projects 
  • Managing multiple work-streams 
  • Proactive change management and delivery of service change
  • Project and Change Management methodologies, techniques and tools.


  • Experience of managing projects within a public sector environment.
  • Managing multi-skilled teams operating in a matrix management environment 
  • Managing senior stakeholders including SROs, Executive Teams



  • Project Management (scoping, planning and execution) 
  • Problem solving and analytical skills 
  • Risk and Issue management 
  • Ability to prioritise and manage conflicts (people and tasks) 
  • Networking, engagement, persuasion, influencing and communications skills 
  • Written, oral and presentations skills 
  • Ability to show tact and diplomacy managing sensitive issues in a discreet manner 
  • Strategically aware with the ability to see the ‘bigger picture’ but able to translate and describe in detailed plan form 
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills. 
  • Ability to build effective collaborative relationships with a wide range of professionals within and around West Midlands Police. 
  • Coaching and mentoring skills. 
  • Ability to understand the strategic aims and objectives of the organisation and be able to work at a strategic level with Chief Officers and other senior members of staff 
  • Strong numerical and verbal critical reasoning ability in order to think strategically, logically and clearly, and to take rational decisions and decisive action under pressure 
  • Ability to analyse both qualitative and quantitative information 
  • Ability to identify the wider implications of any change and the inter-dependencies between different initiatives
  •  Possesses a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail 
  • Experienced and competent in the use of MS Office applications (specifically Project, Word, Excel and PowerPoint).


  • Excellent commercial acumen 
  • Ability to lead multi-disciplinary and multi-agency groups to achieve the optimum outcome for all parties. 
  • Ability to set plans at a strategic level incorporating aggressive timescales and manage to successful completion
  • Attitude 
  • Demonstrate a personal commitment to own professional development 
  • Awareness of and commitment to WMP’s EDHR Strategy.

Training & Education:


  • Educated to degree level or have substantial experience (min 2 years) in a relevant field


  • A recognised PPM qualification (MSP and/or PRINCE2).

Special Circumstances:

  • The post holder will be contracted to work 36.5 hours per week but will need to be flexible to meet the demands of the post, and may have to work outside normal core hours.
  • They will need to have the ability to travel to different locations as required.

Span of Control:

  • They will need to develop a clear understanding of West Midlands Police strategic objectives and how these correlate and translate into Business Change requirements and the overall change plan 
  • The post may have line management responsibility for a team of Project Managers and Programme Support staff

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