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Programme Manager

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
£54,986 - £58,701 (pay award pending)
Closing date
21 Jul 2024

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Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council

Programme Manager

Salary £54,986 - £58,701 (pay award pending)

Location Riverside House, Rotherham, South Yorkshire

Job reference REQ17127

Directorate: Adult Care, Housing & Public Health

Permanent, Full time, 37 hours per week


An opportunity has arisen for an inspirational leader to join our Housing Income and Support Services. The post will be responsible for leading a small team of staff dedicated to overseeing the ongoing delivery of improvements to our digital offer for tenants and staff alike.

The post holder will provide oversight and management for all activity relating to the re-procurement of all Housing Management Systems. This is an ongoing system and culture change project which will transform the way that the Housing function operates and the way that customers interact with Housing services.

The post holder will ensure that programmes are completed within agreed time scales and budget. The post holder will lead and co-ordinate the project teams; reporting to the Project Board, SMT, DLT and directly to the Project Sponsor, managing risks and issues in a proactive and timely manner.

You will have the energy and enthusiasm to drive sustained improvements in the digital offer and embed the culture of digital first across the Housing Service ensuring it aligned to the Council’s digital strategy.

If you would like a conversation about the role, please contact Paul Elliott, Head of Housing Income and Support Services on 07827332962 or email

This post will have access to the Public Services Network, if successful you will be required to apply for a disclosure of criminal records check at the Basic level (unspent criminal convictions).

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is committed to encouraging equality, diversity and inclusion among our workforce, and eliminating unlawful discrimination. The aim is for our workforce to be truly representative of all sections of society and our customers, and for each employee to feel respected and able to give their best. As a Disability Confident employer, we will ensure that a fair and proportionate number of disabled applicants that meet the minimum criteria for this position will be offered an interview. For further information, please visit our website.

This post is classed as 'politically restricted' under the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 (as amended). The full details of the restrictions are set out in the Statutory Instrument, but broadly the restrictions prohibit candidature from public elected office; holding office in a political party; as well as involvement in political activities such as canvassing or public speaking/writing.

Until 31st March 2026 employees paid at Band D and above are subject to a temporary pay reduction of 1.15% spread out by means of a monthly deduction from each pay period over the full financial year. In recognition of implementing this temporary measure, those who experience a pay reduction will be awarded three additional days leave (pro rata for part-time).

Closing date 21st July 2024

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