Records Project Manager
£165 - £172 per day
Monday to Friday
35 hours a week
About the company
We are presently recruiting for a Records Project Manager for our County Council client in Surrey. This is a 4-month contract position and will assist with the relocation of both the offices and records to a new location with Surrey County.
To support this move and relocation, the Council wish to move towards a more agile way of working including improving the way it manages it records. The Council currently holds a lot of records in hard copy, in office spaces and in the basement and attics of County Hall. In all, c30,000 linear metres of records and other items of storage have been identified.
What you’ll be doing
- The first stage in the process is to assess the current position and propose fully costed and considered options for how this position can be addressed. The proposals need to be ready by end-June for approval in July 2019 and implementation thereafter. Proposals need to be compliant with records management good practice and principles as well as statutory requirements for Council record keeping.
- Lead the project to determine the costed options and proposals for July 2019, as set out above. Alongside this, the role will work with existing facilities staff to ensure that guidance documentation is up to date and fit for purpose for services to use in determining records they should keep and how they should keep them.
- The project team currently consists of the Facilities Manager; the Senior Business Analyst (providing RM advice, but not qualified); the Operational FM manager. A wider working group of staff including information governance and archivist staff is also in operation.
- The RPM will report to the Programme Director (for project delivery), with dotted line management to the Corporate Information Governance Manager (for RM compliance).
- The RPM will work with teams, including Information Governance experts, to lead the de-cluttering and clearance of information that is not required, in accordance with the guidance.
- Once the preferred proposal is agreed, the RPM will work with the team to put in place the implementation resources in order to deliver the proposal.
Why you’ll be hired
To be considered for this role you will require:
- Qualified Records Manager
- Experienced in implementing records management in the public sector (preferably)
- Experienced in communicating RM good practice and working with teams to implement RM principles
- Experienced in work in RM projects
- Project management expertise, and be able to plan and execute projects, leading a project team.
Why you should apply
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who is keen to Project Manage and lead form the front