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 Stephanie.Reardon@limeculture.co.uk
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.
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.
The successful candidate will have the following skills and experience:
- 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.
- 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.