Head of Programme Delivery Office

Southampton City Council
£67,956 - 74,774 per year + Benefits
19 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Public Sector
Contract Type
Your new company:

Southampton City Council is undergoing strategic change in line with the vision of 'a city of opportunity where everyone thrives'. The strategy has been developed with business, public, community and voluntary sector organisations in the city with the goal of achieving prosperity for all and with this change of direction in mind, we need to appoint a forwarding thinking change manager who will define, manage and monitor the delivery of a portfolio of change initiatives in support of the Council's priorities.

Your new role:

This is a high profile opportunity based at the Southampton City Council's offices in the centre of the city reporting to the Chief Operating Officer and plays a critical part in the successful transformation of the Authority. The role is responsible for providing:

First Class support and assurance to Political and Senior Officer leadership on the delivery of the Council's portfolio of programmes and projects
Information and analysis of SCC's change portfolio to enable business planning, prioritisation and achievement of strategic objectives
Support and tools that help programmes and projects deliver the required outcomes

What you'll need to succeed:

We are seeking an exceptional individual - you will have significant experience in Public or Private Sector P30 leadership roles and have previous experience in Portfolio & Programme Office Management. With a business related degree and a Programme Management Qualification (or equivalent), you will excellent programme and portfolio management experience preferably within the Public Sector.

Closing date - Friday 4th November (midnight)