Head of Programme Management Office

Location
London with regular travel to other regional offices as required.
Salary
Cash remuneration of the Grade 6 London pay band, between £61,065 and £71,284.
Posted
06 Mar 2017
Closes
03 Apr 2017
Ref
1525985
Category
Public Sector
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Programme Management Office

Department for Education

Grade 6

Salary: Cash remuneration of the Grade 6 London pay band, between £61,065 and £71,284. There may be allowances available for exceptional candidates to recognise specific skills (up to 10% salary) including a contributory pension (worth 20-22% of salary).

Location: London with regular travel to other regional offices as required.

Do you want to be part of one of the Government’s major programmes where the work you lead is contributing to transforming the learning environment for tens of thousands of pupils and their teachers while delivering value for money for the taxpayer?

Department for Education are looking for a Head of Programme Management Office to become a member of the Leadership Team for the Priority School Building Programme (PSBP). You will be working with PSBP Programme Director and the wider PSBP team to deliver on this challenging, innovative and exciting programme. You will be responsible for 3 service areas – Data and Systems; Programme Planning and Performance; Programme Governance and Communications. You will also be responsible for regular reporting to the Steering Group and Programme Board, alongside line managerial responsibilities for 4 G7 staff and a team of 23 delivery staff.

We want people who are passionate about providing professional services and want to make the Department a great place to work. You will have a sharp analytical mind and be used to working with complex data. You will have significant experience of working on large projects and programmes with an MSP/PRINCE2 qualification or equivalent. You will have proven leadership experience in a programme management office with ability to demonstrate experience of managing projects whilst coaching, training and mentoring others in key practices and tools.

In return, you will enjoy an excellent rewards package which includes flexible working, Civil Service Pension and career progression, as well as constant investment into your development.

Closing date: midnight on Monday 3rd April 2017.