Senior Programme Assurance Manager

Stratford, London (Greater)
13 Apr 2018
27 Apr 2018
Senior Programme Assurance Manager
Job Function
Assurance & Quality
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Senior Programme Assurance Manager

One year fixed term contract (maternity cover) based in Stratford, East London

We are looking for an experienced and exceptional Senior Programme Assurance Manager to provide client side programme assurance to the LLDC Executive Management team and external stakeholders. Working in partnership with other members of the Programme Management, Commercial and Finance teams the Senior Programme Assurance Manager will:

  • Lead on the corporate wide Culture and Education District assurance analysis and reporting ensuring a robust approach to programme management and giving advice and recommendations where appropriate.
  • Manage the client relationship with the independent third line assurance provider for the Culture and Education District project and the relationships with stakeholders during assurance reviews.
  • Lead on the work to complete the procurement for a new corporate wide reporting tool and develop and deliver any required transition activities.
  • Provide support with the delivery risk and issue management and lead on the development of other assurance activities as appropriate including benefits realisation, lessons learned as required.

The Person
Knowledge and Experience
For this opportunity we would be looking for someone with a relevant degree or someone who can demonstrate the equivalent in experience. The successful candidate must have excellent knowledge of the principles and concepts of assurance, programme, project and risk management and have substantial experience of implementing these principles in a similar role. A solid understanding of the governance principles and legal framework that the Legacy Corporation operates within would be advantageous as would an understanding of the East London socio-economic and political context that we operate within.

Skills and Abilities
We are looking for a good team player for this post who has an approachable and helpful nature who is able to maintain a positive working style when dealing with stakeholders at all levels. Someone with excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task is essential, as you will be required to organise your own workload as well as that of a Programme Assurance Executive. As well as having excellent verbal and written communication skills the post holder will need to have the confidence and ability to present to a variety of groups.

If you would like the opportunity to work on this exciting project and you have the passion and commitment to pro-actively drive Programme Assurance management forward then we look forward to hearing from you.

** We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. LLDC supports flexible working and this post will be considered for flexible and job share arrangements**

To find out more about this role please download a copy of our recruitment pack and hit apply here: 

The closing date for this position is 12 noon on Friday 27th April 2018
Interviews will be held week commencing 7th May 2018