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Location: London
Position: Project Management
Salary: £252 per week
Date Posted: 23 November 2016
Vacancy Type: LCIP Internship
Job Description:

A new and exciting full-time 6 month graduate internship opportunity has arisen for a recent graduate to work as HR project officer for the London borough of Havering. This role is particularly specific to those who are leaning towards developing a better understanding of learning and organisational development. 

This internship is due to start in ASAP so interested candidates should apply without delay.

The Role:

The successful candidate will work alongside one of the directorates with one of the specific departments below

  • Policy and Performance- Strategy, Policy & Performance, Partnerships and Cost Sharing, Community safety and development
  • Neighbourhoods and Head of Environments- Street cleaning and Environment maintenance, Regeneration, inward investment, development and transport policy
  • Adult Services- Adult social care, Personalisation of adult social care, prevention & reablement and safeguarding.
  • Children’s services- Children protection, Troubled families, Fostering & adoption
  • Housing- Housing Register & Homelessness, Housing services & asset Management, Telecare, CCTV & Emergency Services
  • Learning and Achievement- Special educational needs, Catering and Quality Assurance/school improvement
  • Public Health- public mental and health, heath protection, disease prevention and health promotion
  • One Source- Business development, Finance, HR, Legal services and information governance.

The role will involve tasks such as the following:

  • To provide project management support for various projects working across all Directorates, including leading on agreed projects and tasks.
  • Assist with the compilation of reports for departmental/project boards.
  • To engage with council staff and help them work effectively to use the new technology in innovative ways.
  • To undertake project data collection, validation and analysis, and assist with project benefits/evaluation
  • To undertake administration and financial monitoring of projects
  • Research ideas and best practice, to support the delivery of projects
  • Establish, develop and maintain effective working relationships with team members, colleagues, higher level managers, and external individuals and organisations.
  • Undertake other assignments from time to time, depending on the needs of the Service

The Candidate

The candidate will need to be able to demonstrate strong project management skills.

Key requirements:

  • Knowledge and understanding of Project Management, and working in a project environment, including project planning, budget monitoring, problem solving and performance and risk management. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent communication skills (verbal and written) including ability to communicate effectively internally and externally using good inter-personal skills.
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise tasks appropriately
  • Professional demeanour and presentation at all times

The Council

Havering is a great place to work, in a Town Centre location with all the High Street Brands and Banks and just 8 minutes from Stratford and the Westfield Shopping Centre and Olympic Park. We are a diverse and evolving East London borough situated just 25 minutes from London Liverpool Street via train, plus easily accessible by car due to being located within the M25.

Our offices are centrally based in Romford Town Centre; where we offer an exciting and pioneering place to work.

Destination Romford

At the heart of north east London, Romford is the destination of choice for shopping and leisure for local residents, those in the wider borough and neighbouring boroughs.

We will build on this strong foundation to bring the appeal of Romford to an even wider London and Essex audience.

The gateway into Romford will be a rail station and wider station scheme that accommodates the new Crossrail service with a high number of people passing through it on a day to day basis. It will be the place people want to live in, travel to and work in.

Alongside this, the historic Romford Market is receiving a makeover, with changes to the physical Market Place and also the market itself – introducing wireless connectivity, new places to eat and explore, and opportunities for people to meet, mingle, and browse the diverse range of products on offer from traders.


£252 per week


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