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Programme Manager

550.00 - 663.00 GBP Daily + umbrella (inside IR35)
Closing date
24 Apr 2024

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Our client, a leading public sector organization, is seeking an experienced Interim Programme Manager to lead transformation and business change programmes. As the Programme Manager, you will play a key role in driving the delivery of projects, collaborating closely with service teams and senior stakeholders. This is an exciting opportunity to make a real impact on enhancing outcomes for residents and ensuring the client's financial sustainability.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee the management of projects within the delivery function
  • Collaborate with service teams and senior stakeholders to drive successful programme outcomes
  • Manage and provide guidance to Project Managers and Project Support Officers
  • Utilise agile and Prince2 methodologies to effectively deliver projects from inception to fruition
  • Drive service design approaches that prioritize people-centric service delivery
  • Navigate complexities within the organization and engage service delivery teams in change
  • Grasp and interpret complex information, demonstrating quick learning abilities
  • Deliver tangible outcomes through the successful execution of projects

Job Requirements:

  • Significant experience in programme management, preferably in local government
  • Strong understanding of programme and project methodologies
  • Proven ability to successfully deliver projects, with evidence of positive change impacts
  • Proficiency in leading service change projects that improve services for residents and deliver savings
  • Excellent influencing skills and ability to work effectively with senior stakeholders
  • Experience in managing Project Managers and Project Support Officers
  • Thorough knowledge of agile and Prince2 methodologies
  • Ability to navigate complexities within organizations and engage service delivery teams in change

About You:

  • You are a self-starter with high levels of motivation
  • You thrive in diverse teams and possess excellent collaboration skills
  • You have a track record of influencing senior stakeholders
  • You have experience in managing projects and teams
  • You are enthusiastic about service design approaches that prioritize people-centric service delivery
  • You are experienced in navigating complexities within organizations
  • You are committed to delivering tangible outcomes
  • You are eager to listen to and understand diverse perspectives and voices

Knowledge of risk management and experience of managing risk
Awareness of information governance issues and legislation.

An understanding of the political context and environment.
An understanding of procurement processes and principles

Experience of delivering large, complex, multi-stakeholder programmes using proven programme management techniques.
Financial awareness and budget management experience.
Extensive knowledge of innovative equality and diversity interventions.
Awareness of their own responsibilities and accountabilities when working at senior management level and experience of engaging with stakeholders, including in a political environment.
Understanding the organisation's vision and goals and is able to translate this into effective service delivery and business innovation at a senior level and with partners.
Providing clear measures of success and delivering constructive performance feedback in order to achieve identified aspirations and outcomes for service users.

If you are an experienced Programme Manager looking for a challenging opportunity to lead transformation and business change programmes in a dynamic organization, we encourage you to apply now.

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