ESMCP Project Manager

Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire
£35,745 to £37,890 per annum
20 Nov 2020
06 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

ESMCP Project Manager
2 year Fixed-Term Contract
Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw
£35,745 to £37,890 per annum

Are you an experienced Project Manager?

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services; to become part of a team where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

The successful candidate will have the opportunity to be involved in a cutting-edge technology project supporting the delivery of the new Emergency Service Network (ESN). The appointed Project Manager will provide high quality, effective project management to support with preparation for migration of WYFRS to the Emergency Services Network (ESN). The role includes all aspects of project management from project initiation through to final evaluation, the implementation and management of all relevant project documentation and reporting, internal and external stakeholder engagement and management of project risks and issues.

You will have proven experience in the delivery of a technology project, be flexible and adaptable.

Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.

The post is subject to the possession of a recognised project management qualification e.g. Prince 2 practitioner level and a current valid driving licence.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit

Closing date for all applications is Sunday 6th December.
Early applications are encouraged, as we may close this vacancy before the closing date once a suitable number of applications are received.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

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