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Programme Manager

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

  • Sector:

    Procurement

  • Job type:

    Contracts

  • Salary:

    £18.80 - £19.74 per annum

  • Job ref:

    5104770_1563448234

  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 YEAR

  • Start date:

    19-08-2012

  • Expiry date:

    17-08-2019

Our client is seeking a Programme Manager on an initial 1 year contract with the possibility of an extension.

Working Hours:

37 Hours per week

Monday - Friday

Pay Rate:

£18.80 p/h

Job Purpose:

Provide effective programme/project management to the review and implementation of the Council's Voluntary and Community Sector grants programme to ensure that:

  • The programme is delivered within agreed timescales and budget and future business objectives are met.
  • Voluntary and Community Grants Programme is aligned to council priorities, supports transformations change and ensures a whole council approach.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Establish effective programme management arrangements to ensure programme objectives are met and progress against key milestones and financial and quality controls maintained.

Ensure effective governance arrangements are in place throughout the implementation of the programme.

Ensure risks related to the programme are managed effectively.

Work effectively with stakeholders, to gather accurate information to enable analysis of current services, identification of service and process improvement opportunities, and development of recommendations and implementation of proposals.

Manage communication and consultation to maintain engagement with stakeholders and staff throughout the programme - including SMT and the Programme Board.

Support senior managers to develop options, proposals and business cases, including recommendations on revised structures, service and process redesign, and cost considerations.

Lead the development and organisation of specific work streams, and ensure outcomes are achieved.

Be responsible for developing and managing all project documentation to ensure delivery within timescales, objectives, and budget.

Skills and Experience:

Experience of successful programme/project management within a large, complex organisation.

Experience of external consultation and engagement within a public sector organisation.

Developing proposals and progressing recommendations through approval processes to implementation.

Working with stakeholders at all levels to maintain engagement and gather information to inform change.

Turning strategic priorities and objectives into practical recommendations and action plans.

Working in a political environment.

Demonstrable programme/project management skills, including identification and management of risk.

Knowledge of project management approaches and methodology.

Able to plan, manage and control multiple work strands and meet objectives within deadlines.

Communicates in writing and verbally with credibility and confidence, with a wide range of stakeholders.

Working knowledge of the principles of organisation and service redesign.

Considers multiple stakeholder perspectives and understands the balance between strategic, professional and departmental needs.

Ability to make sound decisions or recommendations by analysing large and complex data sets, input from others, and own judgement.

For this role you will need the following:

- 2 Years written referencing.

- You are eligible to work in the UK.

- Last 2 employers names.

- A suitable NI Number.

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