Project Executive - CRMP Competencies project

The NFCC Community Risk Programme (CRP) is a now a fully established programme with three key projects now providing products and guidance for the UK FRS sector. Based on the overall objectives of the programme the CRP Board have now approved the commencement of the CRP Competencies Project. This will focus on identifying and developing the relevant strategic and risk planning competency requirements linked to community risk management planning (CRMP)

This presents an exciting and challenging opportunity to join the CRP Programme as a Project Executive to lead the CRP Competencies Project, ensuring that it:

  • Remains focused on delivery throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Achieves its overall objectives and goals.
  • Delivers products that enable UKFRS to fully realise the anticipated benefits.
  • Provides value for money whilst balancing the needs of the project, end users and suppliers.

The Project Executive will:

  • Have overall accountability for the project as the key decision maker.
  • Ensure the project maintains its focus with clear authority and any identified risks are actively managed.
  • Chair the CRP Competencies Project Board
  • Be an active member of the CRP Programme Board.
  • Have agreement from their line manager to fully commit to the CRP Programme.

The ideal Project Executive for this role will have the following attributes:   

Experience

  • Developing and managing CRMP processes within a UK FRS.
  • Designing and implementing competency related activities.
  • Working collaboratively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Driving change in the UK FRS sector.
  • Currently hold a strategic level position within a UK FRS.

Personal Qualities

  • Hold significant influence within and beyond the FRS sector to be able to drive the project forward.
  • Ability to influence and engage effectively with a range of stakeholders.
  • Ability to think and operate strategically to ensure the effective delivery of the project objectives.
  • Energy and drive to lead a Project Board.

The successful applicant must be able to provide at least a minimum of two days per month to effectively lead the project. This is a voluntary role, any travel costs incurred will be reimbursed by the programme.

For an informal discussion regarding the role, please contact Kev Eaves – Senior Project Manager at kevin.eaves@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk or on 07973810891.

To apply for this role please submit an expression of interest of no more than 750 words. This should detail your experience, skills and abilities that have prepared you to take on this role and what you perceive as being the challenges and complexities the project will need to overcome.

Closing date for submissions is midday Monday 10th May 2021, please forward to communityriskprogramme@nationalfirechiefs.org.uk