Project Assurance Manager

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
23/08/2021 09:00
£36,922 - £39,880 per annum
Hours per week:
Job Category:
Executive / Managerial
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Durham area
Number of posts:
Closing date:
23 Aug
Further Information

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Project Assurance Manager to join County Durham and Darlington Fire and Rescue Service (CDDFRS).

We consider ourselves to be an ethical, professional, high performing, inclusive and innovative organisation which is well regarded by the communities we serve and the partner organisations with whom we collaborate.

We are seeking a highly skilled, qualified and experienced strategic thinker with excellent working knowledge and practical experience of leading and managing a wide range of projects and business improvement activities. The role will require you to support service managers to manage projects effectively and efficiently.
In this role, you will be responsible for the assurance of the Service’s approach to programme management. This will involve working with Service managers to support the co-ordination, development and supervision of projects within the Service. You will support improvement of Service processes, reviewing and evaluating existing working practices, contributing to the development of new processes leading to organisational improvement.
Key to the role is the ability to provide an independent oversight and assurance to support the successful delivery of projects and programmes in line with organisational strategy.
In return the post offers 26 days annual leave rising to 31 days after 5 years, flexible working hours, provision of uniform, sports facilities, car parking and a pension scheme.

For informal discussions only, prior to the application deadline, please contact Keith Carruthers, Area Manager Assets and Assurance on 0191 375 5564 or email keith.carruthers@ddfire.gov.uk

Application packs are available to download via the Northeast Jobs portal www.northeastjobs.org.uk and should be submitted to humanresources@ddfire.gov.uk