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Programme Manager

  • Location

    Derbyshire, England

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  • Salary:

    £18.80 - £19.74 per annum

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    1 YEAR

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Our client is seeking a Programme Manager on an initial 1 years 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:

  • 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 (All gaps verified).

- You are eligible to work in the UK.

- Last 2 employers names.

- A suitable NI Number.

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