Isle of Wight Council

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Change and Project Implementation Officer (Ref: 2023_662)

County Hall, Newport and agile working

Grade 10, £35,488 to £38,232 per annum

Contact: For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Elaine Sharkey at 01983 821000 ext. 6375 or

Vacancy Reference: 2023_662

Closing Date: 22/12/2023

Contract Type: Permanent

Hours: 37 per week



This is a great opportunity to join the Isle of Wight Council’s Organisational Intelligence team to assist the transformation manager in the delivery of continuous improvement activities within a range of council services. We are looking for a motivated and ambitious person with a passion for project management and with first-class communication skills who can build effective relationships and support lasting change.


Key to the work of the team is being able to see the big picture and link projects, services and stakeholders together to ensure true customer focus on the required outcomes. You will be able to demonstrate the ability to effectively support and challenge services through change and in the development of end-to-end processes. 


You will provide support on matters relating to programme and project management; business intelligence; needs and gap analysis to inform service planning, strategic planning and decision making with regards to the Council’s Corporate Plan objectives and outcomes. You will be required to report on the progress of wider council programmes and projects and assist in the initiation of those projects across the council. You will provide advice, training and support to others to ensure best practice in line with the council’s Project Management Framework. You will have proven experience of managing projects using a recognised framework.


The role is agile in nature and will require both remote working and a face-to-face presence here on the Isle of Wight. We are happy to discuss the logistics of this role at interview.


For further information or an informal discussion, please contact Elaine Sharkey at 01983 821000 ext. 6375 or


When you join #TeamIWC you'll receive our staff benefits package, including:

-  Annual leave entitlement of 32 days p/a PLUS public holidays!

-  Local Government pension scheme

-  Discounted Solent ferry travel

-  Island bus network discount

-  Cycle to work scheme

-  Staff parking permit scheme

-  Discounted island sports & leisure gym membership

-  National and local discounts & benefits schemes


A relocation scheme of up to £8,000 may be available to new employees specifically relocating to the Isle of Wight to take up a role with us. If you choose to commute to the Isle of Wight daily, you may be eligible get your travel costs reimbursed. Further details are available upon request.

Find out more about working for the Isle of Wight Council and living on the Island here.

The Isle of Wight Council protects its employees from discrimination and this is supported by the Unacceptable Behaviour PolicyEmployee Code of Conduct and Behaviours Framework. We actively promote the diversity of our workforce and we provide flexible working options (where appropriate) to support the different needs of our employees.

The Isle of Wight Council’s Terms & Conditions of employment are available upon request. Please contact our recruitment team via if you would like to receive a copy.

The Isle of Wight Council is an equal opportunities employer, who is proud to encourage applications from all cultures, backgrounds and abilities to better reflect the diversity within our local community. In addition to this, we are also a Disability Confident Employer. Along with a number of other areas of commitments, this means that providing you meet the basic essential requirements of the advertised role and have declared yourself as disabled, you will be offered an opportunity for an interview within the council.

If you have difficulty completing your online application or if you need further information about how to apply, telephone 01983 823134 or email Please note only applications completed and submitted online by the closing date will be accepted.

We often receive a high volume of applicants for our vacancies. If you do not hear from the recruiting manager within three weeks of the closing date, we regret that your application will not have been successful on this occasion. If unsuccessful, we actively encourage you to revisit our job pages and apply to alternate posts that may be suitable.



Closing Date: 22 December 2023

Interview Dates: 9 and 10 January 2024