Manchester, Greater Manchester
£53,341 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Salary – £53,341 per annum

Term – Full Time role, 3-year Fixed Term Contract

Closing Date – 26th March 2021 at 9am

Interview Date –20th April 2021 via Zoom


The Diocese of Manchester has an inspiring vision for 2030 and we are already on our journey towards this. We now wish to appoint an experienced and dynamic Transformation Director to bring to life our vision for Transforming Manchester Diocese and in particular our proposals for mission communities.

Working closely with the COO/Diocesan Secretary, the post-holder will lead the development and implementation of the diocese’s transformation programme at a local level and oversee its delivery.  

Working closely with and supporting our newly appointed full-time Area Deans, the Transformation Director will ensure that local implementation plans are developed based on a robust analysis of the opportunities for mission and growth, as well as identifying the main challenges to be addressed.  They will also put in place appropriate programme management arrangements. All of this activity will be underpinned by a governance framework for the programme.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of delivering organisational change through programme management, and evidence how they have embedded changes firmly within organisations.  Their profile will also reflect the following essential competencies:

  • Strong leadership and influencing skills.
  • Strategic and pragmatic approach to planning.
  • Change management skills and the ability to promote good practice.

This is an office-based role that will involve travel throughout the Diocese.  Some evening and weekend work will be required, for which time off in lieu will be given.

There is an Occupational Requirement for the post holder to be a practising Christian of a denomination which is a member of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland in accordance with Schedule 9 to the Equality Act 2010.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion with Helen Platts, COO/Diocesan Secretary, about the role before applying, please contact Sue Brown through Diocese of Manchester website.

Refreshed on: 16 March 2021
Closed date: 26 March 2021
Tags: Senior Management, Project Management

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