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Policy and Performance

Pertemps Harrow

HA38NT

Temporary

£23/hour

HA38NT

Posted: 22/09/2022

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Job Title: Policy and Performance Officer
Location: Harrow Council
Employer: Pertemps Recruitment Partnership for Harrow Council
Contract Type: Temporary
Hours of Work: 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Overview of a Policy and Performance Officer

Pertemps have an exciting opportunity within Harrow Council for a self-driven and motivated Policy and Performance Officer to join an expanding team. The role of Policy and Performance Officer has a competitive pay rate of £23.00 per hour. Other benefits include, accruing up to 28 days holiday per year (including Bank Holidays) and the opportunity to apply for any internal permanent roles within Harrow Council.

Duties of a Policy and Performance Officer:
To support the service in the development of evidence-based strategies and policies o the preparation of performance reports and the monitoring of performance
To support the service in the delivery of service-specific improvement projects to support the service in the timescales and within budget
To support the service in the collation and analysis of data to inform service improvements
To support the service in the development and maintenance of robust systems and processes to support the delivery of policies, projects, programmes, and performance (including the collection and storage of data to improve efficiency)
To support the service in the completion of data returns to meet both internal and external requirements
To support the service in the identification of funding opportunities and the preparation of bids
To support the service in the promotion of best practice and innovation in the Department with a key focus on delivering improvements, efficiency and effectiveness and the provision of high-quality services to residents
To support the Strategy Manager in producing briefings, reports, and communications on service specific topics
To undertake research and analysis using a range of tools and techniques for bespoke strategy and policy development as required by the service
To prepare and manage project plans including tracking activity and producing update reports as required
To undertake projects ensuring rigorous research and consultation methodologies are followed, that the research and analysis supports the project objectives and that consultations are well developed, and recommendations add significant value to existing service practices or servicesTo be successful in this role you would need to have the below skills & experience:
Expert knowledge of local government strategy, policy, and performance, in particular performance monitoring and reporting, policy development and service planning.
Good understanding of performance management processes, reporting and impact.
Experience of collating and analysing data from a variety of sources and using this to prepare performance reports and presentations.
Experience of developing and maintaining robust systems and processes to support the delivery of policies, projects, programmes, and performance.
Experience of completing data and statistical returns as required by Government departments and external agencies
 About Us
" For almost 60 years, Pertemps Recruitment Partnership has been the market leader in providing permanent and temporary staffing solutions and we are one of the most established players within the recruitment industry. The Sunday Times has listed us as one of the Best 100 Companies to work for 14 years running. We are not a big scary faceless company, quite the opposite: we strongly believe in the personal touch with everything we do. We are proud to be an accredited 'investor in people which is reflected across our business in the length of service and career progression of our employees
" Harrow Council is the 12th largest London borough and one of the most culturally diverse local authorities in the UK, making it a great place to live, work and visit. Located 10 miles from the city centre and just 13 minutes to Euston from Harrow & Wealdstone station there are great transport links via the Metropolitan Line, Watford DC Line and national rail service. It is easily accessible to the M1, M25 and A406
" The personal information we have collected from you will be shared with Cifas who will use it to prevent fraud, other unlawful or dishonest conduct, malpractice, and other seriously improper conduct. If any of these are detected you could be refused certain services or employment. Your personal information will also be used to verify your identity. Further details of how your information will be used by us and Cifas, any your data protection rights, can be found by visiting (url removed)/fpn

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