A fantastic opportunity to secure a fixed-term contract till 31st March 2024 as a Programme Lead within a non-ministerial government department. The programme lead will be working on the organisations People Programme. This programme combines a number of transformational people initiatives. Experience of programme management in a complex and unionised environment, with a strong understanding of how to effectively land people and cultural change will be critical for this role. The programme comprises of a range of delivery streams including capability; grading and pay; benefits; and culture
What will you be doing?
?? Day to day management of the project / programme and provide effective leadership and management controls, identifying, scheduling and making key decisions to ensure programmes, projects and operations continue without delay
?? Ensure strategic and operational risks and issues are identified, prioritised, assessed and mitigated, working with senior stakeholders to manage key relationships and ensure risks are appropriately understood and owned
?? Align work across professional and team boundaries ??? quickly identifying and unblocking challenges as we prepare to launch the new service
?? Support effective governance and decision making, particularly focusing on interdependencies with other Commission projects. Engage with reporting mechanisms that hold you and the workstream leads to account for delivery
?? Support effective governance and decision making, particularly focusing on interdependencies with other ongoing projects
?? Engage with reporting mechanisms that hold you and the workstream leads to account for delivery
What are we looking for?
?? Stakeholder management ??? delivering and communicating the progress and aims of the programme
?? Competent in delivering and landing soft change
?? Project / programme lead experience identifying risk
What???s in it for you
?? Partial remote working; 2 days in the office ??? office location Liverpool
?? Great company package
Working for a non-ministerial government department who has set out an ambitious five-year strategy, being clear in their drive and purpose to ensure that stakeholders can thrive and inspire trust so that people can improve lives and strengthen society. Their purpose is bold, confident and they have a proud commitment to represent the public interest.
What to do now
Choose ???Apply now??? to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you???d like to ask before applying, please contact Jessica Day at Capita.