*Project Co-ordinator (12 Month Secondment)
Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Job Reference: 005318

Location: Broad Gate Offices, 1 Broad Gate, The Headrow, Leeds, LS1 8EQ

Closing Date: 15/07/2022

Salary £: Up to £46,000 Dependent on Experience + Bonus & Benefits

Employment Type: Secondment

Division: Customer Services Division

Hours per week: 35 hours per week

We are looking for a Project Co-ordinator to join our Digital & Enabling team in the IT & Transformation function on a 12-month secondment (internally)/ fixed term contract. This is a brilliant opportunity to oversee the delivery of small change initiatives to assist business units and other stakeholders in delivering high quality outcomes with appropriate governance and oversight. You’ll join a likeminded team in our Leeds based function (but with working from home capability).

About the role

As Project Co-ordinator, you’ll be accountable for the end to end delivery of a variety of small change initiatives from inception to delivery, as well as key change governance and assurance activity. This could result in you being assigned to (for example but not limited to) stand-alone small projects, an aggregated collection of related small changes or a small project as part of a larger programme of work. You will be responsible for –

  • Providing administrative control and oversight of project cost and resources, and supporting key processes such as Month End and Business Case submissions

  • Supporting the Change Lifecycle as directed, this could include for example analysis and documentation of requirements, assisting with the development of procurement ‘Requests for Information/Proposal’ processes where third-party engagement is required or supporting Project implementation activities

  • Liaising with a broad range of stakeholders to ensure full and appropriate engagement such as Information Risk, Enterprise Architecture, Risk, ITSD, and wider business units within YBS, and a range of 3rd parties as required by the initiative

  • Planning steering and meeting activities, including chairing/ administering meetings and producing the supporting content and developing and maintaining project plans and all associated Risk, Issue, Assumption and Dependency reporting

  • Providing general consultancy to support business stakeholders through the change process and other aspects of the Change Lifecycle

  • Ensuring that risk and compliance needs are met throughout the lifecycle of small change initiatives by engaging appropriate teams, ensuring documentation is provided as required and tracking/ escalating risks and issues

  • Adherence to the appropriate governance processes for small change initiatives, including participation in a feedback loop to ensure governance is improved over time to support nimble delivery of change

About you

You’ll be experienced at working in a Change environment, and ideally hold Prince2, APM or an equivalent Foundation certification. In addition, you will have -

  • Good understanding of, and exposure to, the general principles of project management and change delivery

  • Flexibility, and the confidence and capability to tackle new tasks in sometimes unfamiliar areas, including new technologies

  • Either excellent knowledge of one or more business areas within YBS or the Finance sector generally; and/ or good knowledge of Change and project approaches and methodologies

About us

At YBS we dont have shareholders, we have members. We care about people and that includes you. So here, you’ll be respected for who you are, you’ll be able to bring your whole self to work, and you’ll have everything you need to build a long and rewarding career.

Flexibility. We offer a range of flexible working options without unsocial hours, which can help you find a healthy work-life balance. Whether it’s finishing early for an appointment or fitting your studies and hobbies in around your working hours, we can help make it work for you.

Development. We want you to feel challenged here. Whatever your ambitions, we’re committed to helping you develop your skills and move ahead in your career journey. From day one, we’ll set you up for success with a brilliant induction and full training plan, all designed to get you up to speed quickly.

Inclusivity. We’re passionate about creating an inclusive environment where everyone is welcome and able to be themselves. If you’ll go the extra mile to help our members, you’ll fit right in and feel you belong here.

About our Benefits

We offer lots of fantastic rewards that you can make the most of in and out of work, including:

  • Holiday. You’ll get 25 days plus Bank Holidays, as well as the option to buy up to a further 5 days.

  • Bonus. We work together to reach for better at YBS, so when we reach our goals we’re all rewarded, with up to a 10% annual bonus.

  • Pension. We know how important it is to save towards the future, that’s why we’ll contribute up 11% into your YBS pension.

  • Healthcare. Health and wellbeing are an important part of life at YBS, when you join us you’ll have access to a range of health benefits to suit your life including private medical insurance, dental and healthcare plans.

  • My Benefits. When you join YBS you’ll have access to our self-service benefits portal, where you can access a range of retail, hospitality and health discounts.

Ready to apply?

If you’re excited about this role and want to be part of the YBS team, apply now to send us your application.

Want more information?

If you have any questions about this role, please contact Mike Peel on recruitment@ybs.co.uk

Please note applications are reviewed frequently therefore this role may close prior to the advertised closing date


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