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Mental Health/Digital Inclusion Programme Manager

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    Professional Services

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    Up to £500 per day

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    Eszter Katona

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    13 days ago

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Mental Health/Digital Inclusion Programme Manager- Wirral

Accountable for the management and development of programmes ensuring agreed
outputs and outcomes are delivered and quality levels of delivery in line with the standards
developed by the Project Management Office (PMO).
1. Oversee the co-ordination and administrations of all aspects of the ongoing
programme(s) including controlling programme activities, planning, organisation and
risk control whilst ensuring that the image and policies of the Council are promoted.
2. In conjunction with other Programme Managers promote an integrated, consolidated
and consistent Council-wide approach to programme management, supported by the
appropriate governance arrangements, processes and stakeholder engagement.
3. Develop a programme evaluation framework to assess the strengths and weaknesses
of the programme.
4. Establish and implement a performance management process for all programme staff.
5. Provide direction, input and feedback on the projects within the programme, coordinating the delivery of services among the different programme activities to
increase efficiency and effectiveness.
6. Develop and implement long term goals and objectives to achieve the successful
outcome of the programme whilst ensuring the programme activities operate within
the policies and procedures of the Council.
7. Develop a budget and operating plan to support the programme(s) and monitor and
approve all budgeted programme expenditure.
8. In conjunction with the PMO Manager and other Programme Managers provide a risk
management process for all projects and programmes.
9. Identify and evaluate the risks associated with the programme activities and take
appropriate action to control / mitigate the risks.
10.Manage resource utilisation and the flexible deployment of the Programme team to
support key areas of change Council-wide on a priority basis.

* PRINCE2 Practitioner.
Knowledge & Skills:
* Knowledge of project management methodologies and ability to apply them
* Ability to analyse and assess complex information.
* Ability to work positively with and influence a wide range of individuals including
the most senior decision makers.
* Effective communication and presentation skills.
* Ability to influence, direct and guide staff to deliver objectives.
* Ability to apply creative thinking to solve problems.
* Strong organisation abilities.
* Budget and resource allocation skills.
* A track record of managing delivery of large and complex change programmes.
* Experience of providing assurance and reporting to programme boards.
* Experience of matrix management of staff and resources.
* Experience of budget management within programmes.
* Experience of risk/issue management and escalation.
* Experience of contract management of consultancy resources.
* Experience of stakeholder analysis and engagement.

Knowledge & Skills:
* An understanding and/or experience of the commercial sector.
* An understanding and / or experience of alternative delivery models for public
* Experience of working with elected members.
* Experience of delivering digital transformation projects.
* Experience of operating within a Local Authority/public sector environment.