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Transformation Project Officer

Job Reference randw/TP/621/7148

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Number of Positions:
Contract Type:
Fixed Term – Full Time (36 hours)
Contract Details:
2 Years Fixed- Term Appointment
Salary From £38,133-£46,206 Depending On Skills Knowledge and Experience
Working Hours:
Location (Please use London or Greater London):
Closing Date:
Job Category:
Project Management
Environment and Community Services
Business Area:
ECS - Contracts and Leisure

About Us

Job Title: Transformation Project Officer (Leisure and Culture) 

Salary Range: PO2 £38,133 - £46,206

Contract Type: 36 hours per week  (2 year Fixed- Term Appointment)

HybridFlexible working with attendance in the office expected


About the role

 Are you looking for your next challenge? 

 Fancy working for not just one leading Council, but two? 

Are you a forward thinking and solution focused Project Officer? 

 Would you like a new and exciting challenge and the opportunity to join a team that is seeking to deliver strategic change?

 We are looking for a passionate, diligent, and experienced Project Officer

Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are ambitious for their residents and passionate about the value of culture brings to their health and wellbeing. 

This role with the support of the ambition of the  Council and the Culture and Leisure Division by leading and shaping strategic and transformation change in the cultural space and wider to improve services and outcomes for our residents. 

The broad and diverse nature of the projects will mean no two days are the same and you will have the opportunity to support a variety of services to develop strategies, undertake option appraisals, shape services, procure contracts and embed change. 

This is an exciting time to join Richmond and Wandsworth Council’s with this important role that will offer opportunities widen your experience, develop new skills and experiences and really make your mark on the organisation. 


About you

Knowledge- Understand of the different forms of consultation and engagement with the public, key stakeholders and other agencies

Communication Skills-  You will be an excellent communicator whilst being well organised and able to prioritise your own workload to achieve your goals

Project Support- You will maintain focus on quality and excellence in the support of project and programme management and be a source of organisational expertise to build capacity and support service transformation, process improvement, business change management, facilitation, and design techniques across the organisation.

 Stakeholders You’ll enjoy working on diverse projects, with a variety of steakholders including Senior Officers, Members, partners and the public, and you will have the skills and confidence to provide them with valued support

Project Management- You’ll need to have experience of managing and delivering projects and/or programmes as well as an enthusiasm for supporting strategy development, improving systems and processes. 

Workload Management- Ability to organise own workload, prioritise work tasks to meet deadlines and respond flexibly to frequently changing needs and priorities

Qualifications- Relevant professional qualification i.e. project management or equivalent levels of experience

Indicative Recruitment Timeline 

Closing Date – Monday 3rd June 2024 (23:59)

Interviews  - 17 June 2024

Please note that these dates are only indicative at this stage and could be subject to change

 Richmond and Wandsworth Councils are committed to making our recruitment practices as inclusive as possible for everyone. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity and developing a culture that values differences, recognising that employees from a variety of backgrounds bring important and positive contributions to the Councils and can improve the way we deliver services. 

We are proud to be a Disability Confident employer. If you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, please let us know.

We are also committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people/vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Some posts may be exempted under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and as such appointment to these posts will be conditional upon the receipt of a satisfactory response to a check of police records via Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).


We offer a wide range of benefits designed to attract, develop, and reward our employees such as 40 days annual leave (including Bank Holidays), flexible working and a generous pension plan

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