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Programme Manager
  • Employer: Wirral Metropolitan Borough Council
  • Reference: R/21/163658
  • Published: Fri 03/09/2021, 15:25 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 24/09/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Flexible Hours, Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours
  • Salary: £49,416 to £52,256
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Agile, Merseyside

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Programme Manager



Wirral Council is embarking on an ambitious programme of change and modernisation. We are looking for an experienced Programme Manager who will be responsible for delivering the Council's Financial Reform Programme. 


Working closely with the Senior Responsible Owner (SRO) you will have responsibility for day-to-day management for full programme implementation and lifecycle.  This includes securing buy-in and approval for programme vision and business case, specification of required projects, programme board, RAID and benefits realisation.


You will be an experienced Programme Manager with significant knowledge and understanding of local government financial requirements. You will be skilled in keeping a range of different stakeholders informed and on-board, as well as delivering at pace ensuring programme interdependencies are effectively mapped and managed. You will be responsible for a number of project managers, managing performance to project time, quality and cost parameters.


This role is fixed term for two years and based in the Council's Business Change and Programme Management Office.



This position will initially, in line with current government guidance be based from home.  In future, the Council will be moving to a hybrid of working arrangements for many of our roles with a combination of homeworking, office and site working as required.


Please note that in accordance with the Council’s policy, employees who are in a formal redeployment situation will be considered in the first instance for all vacancies.


It is Council policy not to re-appoint any employee who has left under the terms of the Council's Early Voluntary Retirement (EVR) scheme or who have left with a voluntary severance (VS) package, unless in exceptional circumstances.


Applications will be accepted until midnight on the closing date.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy earlier than the specified date should we receive sufficient applications.


Applications can only be accepted through the Jobs page following registration.  Forms received via the post will not be processed.


All applicants invited to interview must evidence their right to work in the UK.  Details of required documents can be found by clicking the link at the bottom of the Jobs page.


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