Job Title: London Local Area Project Lead for the Multi-Agency Stalking Intervention Programme

Location: East London

Reports to: MASIP Project Manager

Contract: Daily rate

Timeframe: Fixed term to 31 March 2019

Full/Part time: 21 hrs (0.6 FTE)

Start date: Immediate

 

Closing date: 31st October (please note: if sufficient applications are received before that date, the Suzy Lamplugh Trust reserves the right to close applications early).

 

Purpose of Job:

 

The Home Office’s Police Transformation Fund has awarded funding to Suzy Lamplugh Trust and partner agencies to pilot models of intervention for stalking perpetrators in three local areas (London, Cheshire and Hampshire), known as the Multi-Agency Stalking Intervention Programme (MASIP).

 

The London Local Area Project (LAP) lead will provide leadership to the inter-agency team managing the challenges of this constantly evolving project.  They will be responsible for:

  • driving the delivery of the MASIP local area project in London;
  • ensuring that the project is on track to achieve all outcomes;
  • driving communication across partner agencies;
  • ensuring that information sharing is lawful and that appropriate agreements for data capture and information sharing are in place; and
  • encouraging a change in focus or culture as necessary for successful inter-agency working.

 

 

Stakeholders:

 

  • Staff team at Suzy Lamplugh Trust;
  • London LAP including:
    • London Metropolitan Police;
    • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health NHS Trust;
    • Suzy Lamplugh Trust;
    • National Probation Service; and
    • Crown Prosecution Service
  • Partners from Cheshire and Hampshire LAPs;
  • MASIP evaluation consultants;
  • MASIP research consultants;
  • Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) Violence Against Women and Girls team; and
  • Home Office Police Transformation Fund team

 

 

Responsibilities:

 

  1. Leadership of inter-agency team:
    • Direct and drive communication between all partners within the LAP to address any issues, and set up a strong foundation for multi-agency working;
    • Develop and put into practice processes for facing challenges in a project;
    • Manage staff inductions and future recruitment;
    • Develop systems for matrix management of multi-agency staff team
    • Organise team meetings

 

 

  1. Establishment and management of processes for inter-agency working:
    • Lead in the development and embedding of appropriate systems, processes and work flows for the LAP - a ‘greenfield’ site;
    • Maintain/produce project documents including but not limited to risk logs, project schedules and budgets; and
    • Time keeping of project workstreams and staff.
    • Coordinate with Suzy Lamplugh Trust as programme managers, evaluation consultants, research consultants, and other LAPs;
    • Drive the change in focus and culture necessary for inter-agency working;
    • Manage key relationships with stakeholders including those at a senior level;
    • Compile and produce required reports for the relevant stakeholders;
    • Finalise work flows and processes for the new team including pathways for referral, consent and intervention;
    • Shape and drive the production of data capture and information sharing agreements between partners within the LAP, and assist the MASIP Project Manager on the same between the LAP and external parties; and
    • Determine protocols and processes required for data capture, sharing and storage between partners within the LAP, and assist the MASIP Project Manager on the same between the LAP and external parties.

 

 

Essential skills & experience:

 

  • Prince 2 or equivalent project management qualification;
  • Working knowledge of violence against women and girls sector;
  • Proven experience (3-4 years) of project management;
  • Proven record in managing large, multi-disciplinary and complex projects;
  • Experience of budget and financial management including grant funding;
  • Experience of leading inter-agency teams;
  • Ability to work collaboratively and transparently with team members and external delivery partners including public bodies;
  • Ability to deliver results on time, on budget, and to the very highest standards;
  • Ability to manage stakeholders effectively, including those at a senior level;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Strong crisis management skills;
  • Proven experience of project reporting to a high standard;
  • Willingness to travel; and
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to tight deadlines.

 

Desired skills & experience:

 

  • Ability to see strategic opportunities and connections with other programmes;
  • Experience of carrying out work in a public facing role;
  • Experience working within statutory services;
  • Knowledge of stalking and domestic abuse; and
  • Experience of managing a perpetrator intervention programme.

 

Please express your interest in and suitability for this position by sending in your CV and a supporting letter to [email protected] no later than the 31st October 2018.