Programme Manager (Digital)

Civic Centre
30 Mar 2021
12 Apr 2021
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Full time permanent
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Programme Manager (Digital)

Grade 8 (£44,863-£48,847)

The City of Wolverhampton Council is seeking a Programme Manager to support the delivery of the City’s Digital Programme.  The Digital Programme sitting underneath the emerging Wolverhampton Digital Strategy aims to:

  • Support the rollout of Digital Infrastructure across the city including full fibre broadband and 5G;
  • Support digital innovation developing Wolverhampton as a Smart City;
  • Ensure a 100% digitally included Wolverhampton
  • Support a growing digital economy including digital skills

The City of Wolverhampton recognises that futureproofed Digital infrastructure is the backbone of a modern thriving economy driving productivity and spreading growth and in delivering effective and efficient public services.  The City of Wolverhampton has ambitions to become a Gigabit City and is proactively supporting the rollout of futureproofed digital infrastructure including full fibre broadband and 5G as outlined in Wolverhampton Digital Infrastructure Strategy

Covid-19 accelerated the adoption of digital services which is considered critical to level-up our economy contributing to our Relighting Our City recovery commitment.  The rollout of futureproofed digital infrastructure is gathering pace however to maximise the benefit locally, we need to tackle the digital divide supporting residents to get online, improve digital skills, support businesses to digitalise and introduce Smart technology to support the delivery of services. 

The post will sit within the External Funding and Digital Projects team and be responsible to the Head of External Funding and Digital Projects. The post will assist the Head of Digital Projects in the effective delivery of Digital Projects and Programmes.

For an informal chat to find out more, please call Heather Clark on 01902 555614 or email 

For more details regarding job role, please see the person specification and job description.


City of Wolverhampton Council are committed to representing Wolverhampton’s diverse community and therefore strongly encourage applications from all applicants meeting the essential criteria.  The council operates a guaranteed interview policy for disabled candidates, those who have previously been under our care and are under the age of 25 and veterans who have served in the military, where it is evidenced that the essential criteria of the post are met.

Our application system is anonymous, this means recruitment interview panel members will not receive details of your name or date of birth unless you are invited to attend an interview. We are not able to hide personal information from any attachments that you upload so we request that you remove your name, date of birth and any personal information from any supporting documentation. The shortlisting panel will receive your candidate pack in full (including any attachments) showing your candidate number. If you are invited to attend an interview, panel members will be provided with your name. 

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