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Programme Manager

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    West End, London

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    5 Months

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Our client is seeking a Programme Manager on an initial 5 Month contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours: Monday - Friday, 36 Hours

Pay Rate: £29.30 P/H PAYE

Job Purpose:

Providing the single team through which reporting to central government, elected members, strategic partners and senior managers is managed. Supporting front-line teams with accurate, timely and robust reporting to lead and enable service delivery. Understanding and leading business insight and analytic needs to drive the development and delivery of the Recovery Strategy. Leading priority projects and programmes across Grenfell to support the delivery of the outcomes set out in the Grenfell Recovery strategy. Managing the Grenfell recovery governance processes. Providing assurance through oversight of decision making across the service.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Leading and managing projects and programmes across Grenfell Response and across the council to deliver the outcomes of the Grenfell Recovery Strategy
  • Servicing internal senior stakeholder and external stakeholders (including Government Departments) with accurate, up-to-date progress against Grenfell strategic objectives and outcomes
  • Maintaining a central and detailed view of the Grenfell Recovery delivery plans ensuring they are understood by internal and external stakeholders
  • Understanding the Grenfell Recovery priorities, and making planning and resourcing decisions that support their delivery, including directing activities and project(s) across the Grenfell Recovery to better meet these desired outcomes
  • Raising risks and issues across the Grenfell Recovery and escalating them to the appropriate level to mitigate or address
  • Coordinating and managing Grenfell Recovery governance arrangements, communicating project progress, critical risks and decisions to relevant boards and stakeholders
  • Managing and maintaining programme and project documentation, including documentation that supports effective governance and decision making
  • Working as part of multi-disciplinary teams to respond to internal and external enquiries on delivery of the Grenfell Recovery Strategy and progress, for example, a high-profile enquiry or short-term delivery objective.
  • Ensuring staff reporting to the post holder are well led, managed and developed.
  • Supporting the maintenance of an up-to-date central knowledge repository to support staff to access the most recent documentation (e.g. current policies, contextual information, programme documentation, service catalogues)
  • Providing support to the three core Grenfell Recovery areas (Dedicated Service, Commissioning, Community Programme)
  • Managing project communication both within the delivery team and externally across the council

Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to Council policies in relation to Equal Opportunity, Customer Care and service delivery, and the ability to implement these policies in the workplace.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft products (PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Extensive experience in programme and project management
  • Experience servicing and maintaining effective governance arrangements in a local authority

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