LimeCulture are Recruiting! Programme Delivery Manager Vacancy

Programme Delivery Manager

3 days per week – £35,000 pro rata

12 month Fixed-Term Contract (with possibility of extension).

This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for an experienced programme manager (or senior project manager) to work with LimeCulture Community Interest Company to oversee the delivery of a range of high-profile and sensitive projects.

The Programme Delivery Manager will be a crucial role in the delivery of LimeCulture’s range of projects that focus on supporting victims of sexual violence. Due to the increased demand that we are experiencing for our input to a range of different projects, we are looking to appoint a dedicated and dynamic individual to oversee the delivery of some of our more high-profile and challenging projects.

LimeCulture are offering an unusual and exciting opportunity for an outstanding individual to work with us on a part-time basis. It is expected that the successful individual will be required to work approximately 3 days per week on a flexible basis. This opportunity, although challenging, will provide the chance for the successful individual to develop skills and experience, and greatly enhance their CV by being involved in a range of challenging and important projects.  The successful candidiate will predominantly be able to work from home, but the role will require some travel across the UK and some overnight stays will be expected.

The deadline for applications is 12 noon on Friday 10 June 2016. Please submit applications via email to

Please send your application in the form of a CV and a covering letter, outlining how you have the necessary skills and experience to carry out the role as per the job description and how you meet the person specification.

Role Description

The main responsibility of the Programme Delivery Manager will be to oversee the efficient delivery of a range of our projects across the UK.

This will involve co-ordination and delivery of multiple complex projects with significant inter-dependencies. Due to the focus of our work, some of these projects are high profile and sensitive in nature, requiring the successful candidate to maintain a high level of professionalism at all times.  The successful candidate may also be required to undergo security clearance to counter terrorism level.

The Programme Delivery Manager will be responsible for all aspects of managing the end-to-end process of delivery of projects, including:

  • Responsible for the major project deliverables,
  • Maintaining the overall project plans to ensure effective delivery within budget and to the agreed timescales and quality
  • Proactively identify threats to project delivery and general risks, escalating to Director level where necessary, delivery partners and/or Key stakeholders and to instigate recovery action to assure project delivery if required.
  • Promote and embed project management methodologies and governance frameworks.
  • Engage key stakeholders and delivery partners to identify and agree the key project objectives to enable the smooth delivery of the project.
  • Co-ordinate and manage communications ensuring the overall project objectives are clear and visible to colleagues, delivery partners and key stakeholders.
  • Maintain an oversight of all projects once they move through to the delivery phase from the development phase, working with delivery partners and key stakeholders to ensure high-quality provision is delivered and maintained.


Person Specification

The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:

Essential Competencies

  • Managing complex and/or large or national projects to time, cost, and quality requirements.
  • Consistently demonstrates the project management competency levels required for the role.
  • Excellent organisation, communication, presentation, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills.
  • Project and operational risk management capability.
  • Proven ability to assimilate, understand and manage problem solving in the context of sensitive projects.
  • A track record of successfully delivering a range of complex, high profile projects.
  • Able to identify projects at risk and take appropriate action to recover, often working across professional and organisational boundaries.
  • Experience of delivering at pace in high pressured environments.

Desirable Competencies

  • Qualification (or equivalent experience) in management and/or formal project/programme management qualification.
  • Knowledge and understanding of sexual violence sector, national policy and operational delivery of support to victims/survivors.

The Programme Delivery Manager will be expected to work independently but will be in regular contact with their Manager at LimeCulture.




LimeLight Awards to be introduced at Knowledge & Network Event

LimeCulture CIC is pleased to be hosting the 2nd Knowledge & Network Event for Independent Sexual Violence Advisers (ISVAs) on Wednesday 28 September 2016. This national conference taking place in Manchester will be chaired by Sir Keir Starmer MP, formerly the Director of Public Prosecutions.

ISVAs play an integral role in providing support and responding to those who have been raped or sexually assaulted. Whether our ISVA services are located in the Third Sector, Sexual Assault Referral Centres (SARCs) or Statutory Agencies, ISVAS are part of an important workforce that is increasing in size and recognition. ISVAs have much to share about how to provide the best possible services. This major event will bring together professionals to share knowledge and provide a unique opportunity to network with other members of the ISVA workforce.

As a committed supporter of the ISVA workforce, LimeCulture CIC is keen to ensure that the outstanding contributions and achievements of these professionals who have demonstrated excellence, dedication and commitment to supporting victims of sexual violence through their work as ISVAs is properly recognised. LimeCulture is delighted to announce that they will be introducing new awards, to be known as the LimeLight Awards, to provide professional recognition for the amazing work that is undertaken by ISVAs throughout England and Wales.

We are introducing 4 LimeLight Awards, divided into three categories:

  • Awards for an Individual ISVA (2 separate awards)
  • Award for an ISVA Team
  • Award for an ISVA Manager

Anyone can nominate an individual ISVA, an ISVA Manager or an ISVA Team or Service by simply completing a nomination form- you can also nominate yourself or your own team. Nominations will open on 1 June and close on 31 August 2016. LimeLight Awards will be presented at a special ceremony at Knowledge & Network: An Event for ISVAs on Wednesday 28 Septemeber 2016. More information will be posted here and on our website in the coming weeks about how to make a nomination.


Knowledge & Network will include a topical range of speakers, workshops and designated time to network and meet peers.

The focus of the event will be aimed at improving operational responses and ISVA practices. The event should be viewed as continued professional development.

To book your place please click here