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Head of Strategic Programme Delivery

Posted 5 April by West Midlands Combined Authority Easy Apply Ended

Head of Strategic Programme Delivery
Salary: Up to £83, 000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Hours: 36½ hours per week
Location: Birmingham

The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is comprised of 18 local authorities and four Local Enterprise Partnerships (LEPs) working together to move powers from Whitehall to the West Midlands and our locally elected politicians, who know this region best. Individual councils will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.

This role reports to the Director of Finance and is an integral part of the Corporate Services Leadership Team. You will lead on developing our network of contacts with local partner authorities initiating and delivering our existing and emerging capital and revenue programmes. You will work collaboratively with the policy team and senior stakeholder groups as you assure the WMCA Leadership Team of programme governance and performance across the portfolio.
You will be the lead officer responsible for oversight and programme delivery for the £8 billion Investment Programme providing leadership and direction in order to translate strategy into delivery.

Responsible for the on-schedule, on-budget delivery of all programmes and projects across the entire WMCA and TfWM portfolios. Experience of working on major programme and projects is essential to this business critical role alongside strong leadership and team building skills.

In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.

To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.

Closing date: 16 April 2018
Interview date: 1 May 2018

We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.

Required skills

  • Management
  • 'Project Management'
  • 'Strategic Programme Delivery'

Reference: 34832170

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