Junior Project Manager / Programme Manager (Walking / Cycling)

Recruiter
EASYWEB NFP RECRUITMENT
Location
Manchester
Salary
31401.00 - 39002.00 GBP Annual
Posted
12 Aug 2018
Closes
17 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Junior Project Manager / Programme Manager (Walking / Cycling)

Our client is looking for talented and passionate people to support the programme, which is a collaboration between numerous partners to get 2m people active across Greater Manchester. They're doing things differently and they are seeking committed people who can make a difference to people's health and wellbeing, but to do this they need to grow the programme team. If you think you could help them increase physical activity and participation in sport to positively change the lives of people across Greater Manchester, they would love to hear from you!

Position: Walking & Cycling Programme Lead
Location: Greater Manchester
Job Type: Full Time, Permanent
Salary: GBP31,401 to GBP39,002

Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 21 August 2018
Interview Date: Monday 17 September 2018

About the role:

The Programme Lead will develop and ensure the delivery of plans for walking and cycling are delivered to a high standard in localities and with communities. The postholder will ensure standards are built in at every level, specifically including behaviour change methodology and high-quality community engagement.

Responsibilities:

- Provide project management to support delivery of the programme, ensuring the relevant and key stakeholders are directly involved and engaged in the processes
- Coordinate and drive the delivery of project plans and locality plans, ensuring that commitments to early priorities are met and that key risks and dependencies are clearly understood
- Ensure the evaluation processes are embedded in project management, and realising benefits attributable to the programme, in the context of wide-ranging system changes
- Support the development of proposals for investment of time and/or money to support programme objectives, via the Transformation Fund and any other potential sources
- Ensure that good practice and ideas arising from the work of the programme is highlighted and shared effectively across the organisation and through the Local Delivery Pilot Programme nationally. Greater Manchester is one of 12 places that Sport England are trailing an innovative Local Delivery Pilot initiative that aims to support children and young people, people out of work and people aged 40-60 with health conditions to be more active.
- Support coordination and delivery of change that is in scope of the programme

About you:

- Educated to high level with relevant specialisms
- Trained practitioner in an industry recognised project or programme management methodology such as PRINCE 2, DSDM Agile Programme Management, Manchester Method
- Knowledge and experience of the public sector, system transformation and public-sector reform
- At least 3 years' experience in programme or project management, and a proven personal track record of managing cross functional projects through to delivery
- An understanding of the background to and aims of current health transformation in GM
- Knowledge and experience of behaviour change methodology
- Knowledge of the impact of physical activity and inactivity on health and other outcomes
- Experience of financial and human resource management
- Demonstrable experience in complex stakeholder management and community engagement
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project with intermediate keyboard skills
- Previously responsible for a budget, involved in budget setting and working knowledge of financial processes desirable

Please read the attached job pack before applying for this role

You may have experience of the following: Programme Manager, Programme Management, Project Manager, Project Management, Operations Manager, Service Manager, etc.

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