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£45,000 - £55,000 per year
You'll be the specialist programme and project management expert, leading and managing our new programme and project management team.

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Stay Safe East
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£23,000 - £25,000 per year
Are you a self-starter, with strong customer service and project management skills? Join our great team to address educational disadvantage.
Friends of the Lake District
Kendal, Cumbria
£45,399 per year
The Head of Finance and Operations is a newly created role and you will be joining the charity at an exciting time in its development.
RSPCA South, East and West Devon Branch (Little Valley Animal Shelter)
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£23,000 per year
Little Valley Animal Shelter needs an experienced Retail Operations Manager to motivate, lead and support our managers and manage our shops
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London, Greater London
£45,000 - £55,000 per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Role Purpose 

Lead and manage the organisation’s programme and project management team supporting the development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of the portfolio of agreed work. Acting as the senior specialist programme and project management expert in providing advice and guidance to all colleagues. Managing competing agendas and ensuring GambleAware delivers on its full range of commissioning responsibilities, to meet the identified health needs of the population and challenging targets, within the limitations of the financial framework.

Key accountabilities

  1. Lead and drive the introduction, set up and embedding of a programme and project management office and related capabilities, creating common understanding and ways of working across the organisation.
  2. Lead the technical planning, development and implementation of the programmes / projects of work, using formal programme management methodologies, working closely with programme / project leads
  3. Provide comprehensive programme / project plans including presentation of portfolio level metrics and progress reports to the Board
  4. Provide leadership and support to, and development of, the PMO team to ensure consistent use of GambleAware processes and practices to a consistently high standard
  5. Provide guidance and support in establishing working relationships across the organisation and coaching colleagues to successfully embed a multi-disciplinary project team approach.
  6. Ensure sufficient PMO capacity and capability is in place, managing workloads and priorities in the PMO team to enable programme and project delivery across the whole portfolio in line with organisation priorities
  7. Work closely with functions and teams to ensure interdependencies across all programme / project areas are considered and actions aligned.
  8. Provide leadership, direction and support to ensure a consistent approach through programme management to delivering organisational objectives.
  9. The post holder will be accountable for delivering the processes to support the delivery of the portfolio to time, budget and realisation of benefits that meet business needs
  10. Effectively manage the portfolio of programmes / projects from initiation through to closure, working closely and co-operatively with sponsors, workstream leads, users and suppliers in accordance with governance procedures and in line with organisational strategic objectives 
  11. The postholder will be required to regularly report key business information including portfolio level metrics in order to support and strategically advise stakeholders in making key strategic decisions.
  12. The post holder will be required to quickly establish strong working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders based on trust and confidence, work well within teams, and have the skills to engage, influence and negotiate with colleagues and senior managers in relation to business change, facilitating the multi-disciplinary teams in the delivery of outputs and outcomes.
  13. Liaise with the Board, Chief Executive, Chief Operations Officer & Senior Responsible Owners to assure the overall direction and integrity of the portfolio delivery capability and capacity, advising on ways of working, negotiating resourcing requirements etc
  14. Develop and own a Resources Capacity Plan, Risk Register, Dependency Register, Change Control and Lessons Identified Register
  15. Manage, identify and assess the main priorities, risks and issues associated with the portfolio, including the development of contingency plans and managing conflicting priorities between stakeholders with different expectations
  16. The post holder has devolved authority to act within tolerances set by the Chief Operating Officer and Portfolio Board

How to apply

Please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter (up to two pages).

Your cover letter should set out your interest in the role and how you meet the essential requirements in relation to the accountabilities and responsibilities for the role.  

Additional documents
Head of Programme / Project Management Office (.pdf)
Application Instructions

How to apply
Please submit a comprehensive CV along with a covering letter (up to two pages).
Your cover letter should set out your interest in the role and how you meet the essential requirements in relation to the accountabilities and responsibilities for the role.

More about GambleAware

GambleAware is the leading commissioner of prevention and treatment services for gambling harms in Great Britain. We are an independent charity... Read more

Refreshed on: 15 June 2021
Closing date: 21 June 2021
Tags: Management,Project Management

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