London, Greater London
£58,861 - £66,069 per year
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Do you have a passion for London and for improving the lives of the people who live, work and study here? 

Do you have experience of translating strategy to effective delivery?

Do you thrive on change, innovation and doing things differently?

We are looking for an experienced Senior Programme Manager to join the Mayor of London’s Violence Reduction Unit to lead on the Unit’s new flagship place-based programme My Ends.

My Ends is a £6 million investment programme, providing local communities with direct funding and support to deliver targeted interventions to tackle violence in areas of the capital that are affected by high and sustained levels of violence.

Keeping Londoners safe is the Mayor of London’s top priority. The London VRU was set up by the Mayor in the autumn of 2018 as the first VRU in England and Wales. We are tasked with reducing and stabilising violence across the capital, increasing feelings of safety for all Londoners, and ensuring that communities and young Londoners are at the heart of sustainable and long-term change.

This is a key role within an exciting and ambitious, multi-disciplinary team. The successful candidate will have proven experience in the following areas:

  • Leading and delivering large and complex programmes through the entire lifecycle to achieve positive outcomes.
  • Building governance, performance monitoring and delivery frameworks and systems.
  • An excellent understanding of how to translate strategy to delivery.
  • Exceptional report writing ability and experience in driving forward policy and best practice.
  • Experience in budget management and financial reporting.
  • Strong interpersonal and influencing skills and the ability to enhance long term relationships with a variety of stakeholders.
  • A recognised project management qualification is desirable.

The solution to reducing violence in London is London's people and you will have the skills and knowledge to develop effective partnerships and to ensure and enable everyone in London can play their part in reducing violence.

To apply, please visit our website.

Application closing date: 21 April 2021 at 23:59 GMT.

Interview date: week commencing 26 April and 3 May 2021.

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability.

Refreshed on: 15 April 2021
Closed date: 21 April 2021
Job ref: VRU SPM
Tags: Project Management, Governance