DBR03771 Programme Manager Childrens Services

Local Government, Public Sector

Programme Manager – Children’s Services
We are looking for a Programme Manager Children’s Services: To be responsible for setting the end-to-end direction and delivery of improvement, transformation, and service development projects within Children’s Services. The role is focused on supporting the Directorate to achieve improved outcomes for children and young people as well as achieving an improved judgement from statutory regulators:
Responsibilities:
To provide senior programme leadership across a portfolio of transformation and improvement projects and lead cross-functional project teams to ensure the delivery of improved service outcomes, performance and financial savings.
Qualification – Essential

GCSE/O Level, 5 GCSE’S including English & maths
A relevant degree, professional qualification
Membership of an appropriate professional organisation or relevant experience
Knowledge of project management and improvement methodologies – Prince 2, Agile
Advanced – Microsoft; Word, PowerPoint, – Excel, Outlook
Essential – Skills, Abilities & Experience
Knowledge of the legislative and regulatory framework within which children’s services operates
Significant experience delivering projects with a complex organisation
Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience of using these to influence stakeholders
Experience of delivering service improvements and process changes
Experience completing a wide range of reports/briefings/presentations for senior leaders and politicians
Significant experience of partnership working
Experience of monitoring project performance (e.g. measuring and monitoring benefits, dis-benefits, risk and issues)
DBS Clearance – required for this role
Able to provide Three Years of references -Essential

To apply for this role, candidates need a full work history with no unexplained gaps
Diamond Blaque is an Equal Opportunities Employer
Diamond Blaque is acting as an Employment Agency for this vacancy
Benefits
Ref: DBR03771
Job Title: Programme Manager – Children’s Services
Salary: £357.51 per day PAYE – Inside IR35
Location: South West London
Hours: 35 hours per week
Duration: Minimum of three months – Extension on Performance

To apply for this job email your details to info@diamondblaquee.com.