Public Sector Engagement Manager
We have a great opportunity to join the Register Completion team as a Public Sector Engagement Manager. In this role you will have responsibility for engaging with public sector bodies, either directly or through representative groups, to assess their land registration requirements and develop a shared scheduled plan that will enable registration of their landholdings. In this role you will need to be skilled in overcoming obstacles and focussed on achieving successful timely resolutions to ensure the programme remains on track. You will provide support to your colleagues and work closely with them as part of a growing team.
This role is crucial to the achievement of the key milestone within HM Land Registry’s Comprehensive Registration Strategy relating to the registration of Public Sector landholdings by the end of 2025. You will be responsible for developing strong working relationships within the public sector, assessing needs and ensuring interest and commitment into delivery activity. As a secondary role, you will also contribute to the development of enabling policies, legislative and other, that will result in the completion of the register by the end of 2030.
As part of the Comprehensive Registration Strategy Team you will provide clear and visible leadership to actively promote HM Land Registry’s purpose, vision and values, ensuring staff are fully motivated in their work and exhibit the behaviours which enhance their own work experience. You will act as an advocate for the public sector land registration programme across Operations Leadership team and the wider Business
Please see the attached job descriptions for further details.
To be successful in this role you will have effective leadership skills with experience of leading and supporting people through periods of change. You can overcome obstacles and create solutions to problems, when working with others in order to successfully meet business objectives. You will have experience of reaching out to external customers to influence and persuade them to adopt recommended services. Through your strong track record of working effectively with a diverse set of stakeholders, you can build and manage effective working relationships with stakeholders at all grades and seniorities, both internally and externally. You will have experience of effective engagement with external organisations to gather information to make evidence-based decisions to support business aims.
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process:
- Communicating and Influencing
- Delivering at Pace
- Seeing the Big Picture
We'll assess you against these technical skills during the selection process:
- Please tell us about your effective leadership skills and your experience of leading and supporting people through periods of change?
Things you need to know
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People working with government assets must complete basic personnel security standard checks.
Selection process details
This vacancy is using Success Profiles, and will assess your Behaviours, Strengths, Ability, Experience and Technical skills.
To apply you will need to complete the short application form and take the online Civil Service verbal Test. Ideally you should take the tests by midday on 11th April 2021 to allow for the next stage of the application process.
Please complete the CV to include your work history and complete the technical question.
Please tell us about your effective leadership skills and your experience of leading and supporting people through periods of change?
The personal statement section (in no more than 750 words) should demonstrate evidence of the below essential experience criteria within the job description:
1.Experience of effective engagement with external organisations to gather information to make evidence-based decisions to support business aims.
2.Experience of reaching out to external customers to influence and persuade them to adopt recommended services.
3.Experience of overcoming obstacles and creating solutions to problems, when working with others in order to successfully meet business objectives.
In the event of high volume of applications, we may sift on the technical criteria, effective leadership skills with experience of leading and supporting people through
Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.
Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.
If you are successful at the sift stage you will be invited to attend a blended interview, which will be carried out via a video link. Interviews will be held the week commencing the 19th April 2021.
The blended interview will include a presentation and will test the behaviours listed in the above job description, as well as the strengths associated with the role. We want to hear your first, unrehearsed, natural response to strength questions, and so we don’t advertise which strengths are being tested.
The best way to prepare for strengths questions is to reflect on what you identify as your own personal strengths, and your preferred ways of working.
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