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Programme Manager

  • £600 per day
  • Truro
  • Posted: 02/05/2019
  • Contract
  • Job Ref: 809104859

Job Details

My local authority client based in the South West is looking for a Programme Manager who can successfully hit the ground running.

A Programme Manager with significant change experience is required to a support complex corporate programme; candidates must have a proven track record of delivering complex time critical programme within large organisations.

The Customer and Support Services directorate has a 4 year programme of work to deliver the Working Differently Transformation portfolio that will enable all of us to work in a new and efficient way across the council. The portfolio is composed of a number of projects and programmes that will improve systems, properties, policies and processes, Council governance, our skillsets and ways of working across the organisation and also transform our Customer and Support Services directorate that enables the whole Council.

Key duties will include:

Extensive knowledge of the development of Extra Care / Accommodation with Care and requirements to successfully deliver a programme that includes working in partnership with developer / RSL's etc.

Plan the allocated programme(s) as a whole to ensure overall effectiveness and manage overall progress, managing risks, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate to ensure the programme objectives and timescales are met.

Ensure programme and project governance is in place and to work with the Directorate Management Teams, in addition have a dotted line responsibility to the Corporate Director (as sponsor of the particular programme of change).

Lead and manage the deployment of project staff to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of all individual project priorities within the programme and ensure the management of dependencies and interfaces between different projects.

Ensure that the programmes and projects are using the standards and processes set out by the corporate PMO.

Ensuring all transformations realise benefits and are embedded into the culture of the organization.

Working as part of a busy team with minimal supervision you will need to be a confident, flexible and self-starting individual, able to manage relationships with and influence a variety of senior stakeholders in a fast moving and sometimes ambiguous environment. The ability to communicate at all levels is essential as well as the ability to work proactively and prioritise tasks to ensure delivery of outputs to plan.

You will work to standards implemented by the corporate PMO and will be responsible for ensuring projects/programme report in accordance with the approved timelines.

This role is initially for 3 months with a view to extend just depending on the business needs.

My client is offering £600.00, INSIDE IR35.

If you or know anyone who would be interested, please get in contact and send CV's to or call Remy on 0121 230 9111.