Programme Management Manager

03 May 2022
31 May 2022
Contract Type
Full time

Programme Management Manager

Leicestershire County Council is  looking for an enthusiastic, skilled and qualified Programme Management Manager to lead the Programme Management Office within the Strategic Property Services team.

This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the best performing County Councils in the country.  We have a proven track record of delivering high quality sustainable development and you would be leading an excellent team of skilled and professional staff.

You will be an outstanding communicator who understands what it takes to deliver the best possible service along with an excellent technical understanding of the construction and contract process and be able to lead by example and influence others.

You will be responsible for leading, developing and managing the County Council’s Programme Management Office (PMO). The scope of the PMO supports the delivery of s programmes and projects from concept through to practical completion, delivering the planned benefits.   You will manage the stages including financial planning and monitoring, commissioning, quality assurance, performance management, reporting of commissioned services and projects into business as usual, as well as advising clients on the commissioning of both professional services and construction contractors.

As PMO Leader you will have extensive experience of the delivery of capital projects within a Local Authority environment. You will work closely with other departments and services  providing positive and strong value-based leadership, professional advice and innovative and energy efficient design solutions. You will lead and manage the whole team accurately forecasting and reporting on quality, time and cost across the programme from project inception to completion and hand over and benchmarking against national key performance indicators.

You will have a proven track record of effective programme and project management delivering high quality and efficient projects.

You will be educated to degree level or equivalent, preferably have professional membership at an appropriate level of a recognised body (RICS, CIOB) and have a recognised Project Management Qualification. You will have significant experience in the delivery of capital projects across the public sector including the management of consultants and contractors.

Informal enquiries about the role and recruitment package can be made to Jon Bennett, Head of Strategic Property on 0116 305 6926 or

We particularly welcome applicants from black, minority, ethnic (BME) communities, disabled people and lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans (LGBT) communities, as they are currently under represented within our workforce.

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