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An ambitious Borough
Driven by culture and the innate creativity of our residents, we have developed innovative ways to build our communities and transform our Council. As London’s first Borough of Culture and the MJ Council of the Year, we are creating more opportunities to empower our residents and boost their life chances.
We are a Council bursting with energy and opportunity. Our strong grasp of our finances mean that we can invest – in our residents, our place and our people.
Over the coming months, are working with our communities to set out what we want Waltham Forest to be by 2030; how that relates to the ever-changing world, and what that means for services and infrastructure.
To deliver this radical future, we are transforming our approach to the management of change and have created a Change Agency to deliver seamless transformation across the Council.
About the role:
Your role as a Programme Manager will be key in ensuring successful change happens in Waltham Forest. Being part of the Change Agency, your role will lead programmes and oversee and coordinate various projects and other strategic initiatives across the council. You will work alongside delivery leads and resources to help design and deliver new ways of working – using a structured approach and ensure that we deliver lasting, impactful change.
We’re looking for individuals who are driven to improve public services and have significant practical experience of delivering successful, high-profile programmes and projects that have made a demonstrable difference. You should have strong analytical skills, an ability to generate energy and excitement about change, the ability to work to tight deadlines and a strong drive for personal and professional development. But above all, it’s your excellent interpersonal skills that will help you stand out – we’re looking for someone with the ability to challenge how we work as an organisation in sensitive and constructive ways, and experience of successfully influencing senior stakeholders within a complex organisation.