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Programme Manager (Interim)

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  • Sector:

    Social Work

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  • Salary:

    Up to £25 per hour

  • Contact:

    Anthony Scargill

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  • Published:

    28 days ago

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Akton Recruitment are looking for an interim Programme manager to join the local authority based in Southwark.
Duties include:
* To lead and manage service improvement projects and programmes across the range of service development functions, as required, including research and policy development, strategic projects, project management and business planning.
* To keep abreast of new technology and research, analyse and report on IT systems that may benefit Children & Families Services
* To provide expert strategic intelligence to senior managers of the Council in readiness for policy changes and to ensure compliance with national practice standards and requirements.
* To lead on delivery of communications and implementation plans to ensure policy is embedded into practice across operational and supporting teams.
* To lead policy and performance improvement projects and the implementation of policies within services and across the division, including the development of a collaborative approach with organisation development.
* To develop an integrated approach to strategic project and policy implementation across the department, to ensure the engagement of Finance, commissioning and other associated service support functions.
* To develop and lead a program of service improvement projects across the division.
* To ensure that divisional policies and projects deliver the strategic priorities of the Council as expressed within the Corporate Plan.
* To proactively research, identify and assimilate knowledge in relation to best practice and policy change across the Children's Services sector.
This is a full-time contract-based role, working Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17:00 at a rate of £25 per hour. The initial contract is due to end 35/10/2021 with a view to extend.
If you think this role is right for you, get in touch!