City Housing Programme Manager
Grade 6 - £47,573 - £58,981
Consultation grade - subject to formal evaluation under the Pay Equity Review
Working 36.5 hours per week
Are you looking for an exciting role where you can make a difference?
Are you ready to make a meaningful impact on one of the most critical periods of Birmingham's future? In a city facing unprecedented financial challenges, Birmingham City Council is seeking dynamic individuals who demonstrate the expertise, determination, and unwavering resilience required to ensure the delivery of vital services to our citizens.
As an experienced programme manager, you will be responsible for building confidence in the performance and delivery of multiple complex and strategic projects across City Housing Directorate. You will achieve this by ensuring:
- all necessary actions are taken to execute plans at pace
- robust project plans, governance and reporting structures are in place
- project inter-dependencies, risks and issues are managed successfully
- appropriate risk and issue mitigations are delivered, or escalated without delay
- closely monitoring project performance and ensuring benefit realisation is achieved
- actions logs are tracked and delivered on time
- seamless transition between project stages and milestones
- change and stakeholder relationships are effectively managed
You will have experience of delivering high-value and complex change programmes in a matrix capacity, a proven track record of developing business cases and delivering strategic projects on time, within scope and on budget. In terms of character traits, you should have a passion to want to improve services, effective leaderships skills, ability to apply robust programme management techniques, be adaptable, self-motivated and enjoy working on a variety of projects at any one time.
If you are challenged by succeeding in complexity and/or ambiguity, then we’d like to hear more about how you can help us to deliver with success and at pace our change programmes.
Please do not hesitate to apply if you do not have housing knowledge, we will help you to acquire this.
You must upload a Supporting Statement via the attachments part of your application. This is required for shortlisting; you need to describe how your experience and skills fit the essential criteria for the role as specified in the Person Specification. If you do not attach your Supporting Statement, your application will not be considered. Please do not attach CVs as we do not accept them.
Closing date 26th November at 23.59. Interviews for this post will take place between the 4th to 14th December 2023.
For any informal enquires please contact: Vivienne Humphreys email@example.com
We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.
A Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check will be undertaken
Proof of Right to work in the UK will be required for all applicants in accordance with UK Home Office requirements, before any employment offer can be confirmed.
Job Description and Person Specification: A10504 City Housing - Programme Manager Gr6 JDPS.doc
All of our vacancies are advertised internally for the first 5 days for Birmingham City Council employees that are under a S188 (Priority Movers and Lateral Movers) before the consideration of any other Birmingham City Council employees or external candidates.