Permanent – Full Time
It is an exciting time to join the Local London sub-regional partnership, as we take a key role in the economic recovery of our partner boroughs, whilst maintaining our focus on inclusive growth across our sub-region.
The Senior Contract Manager will be responsible for the operational management and successful delivery of this high-profile programme. You will be central to its success, leading on its development and expansion, responsible for effective performance management (involving a circa £38m contract with the provider); relationships with the nine boroughs involved in the programme) and with primary responsibility for its ongoing successful operation. You will be responsible for internal reporting to Local London boards, and will be the operational Work and Health Programme (WHP) link with the DWP and GLA, and will be responsible for all the WHP business, ensuring accurate and timely submission of funding claims and progress reporting.
The role requires extensive senior management experience and a successful track record in programme management and delivery of large scale high value, sub-regional employment and skills programmes for unemployed and hard to reach groups.
You will have knowledge and understanding of contract and budget management of similar programmes to the Work and Health Programme, including experience of managing contracts funded through the European Social Fund, as well as experience of partnership working and experience of staff management.
Redbridge Council is the accountable body for Local London, and all Local London staff are employed by Redbridge Council under their terms and conditions of employment.
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