Head of Programme Management Office

Hereford, Herefordshire
£55.001 - £59.609
15 Jul 2020
26 Aug 2020
Job role
Head of Service
Contract Type
Full time

Herefordshire continues to deliver against bold and ambitious growth plans, by working closely with our local and national partners, to improve the quality of life for the county’s residents, visitors and businesses.

As part of this work, Herefordshire Council has assembled an ambitious capital programme to deliver new employment opportunities, improved transport infrastructure, good quality affordable homes and new educational and social care facilities. But we are not resting on our laurels. There is huge potential to further develop our capital programme both to respond to recent events and take advantage of the County’s unique selling points, to deliver further major schemes, jobs, homes together with the conditions for businesses and the community to thrive and prosper.

This is where you come in. The role of the Head of Programme Management Office is the lead professional advisor to the Council on the delivery of our ambitious capital programme and a key part of the senior management team. We are looking for an ambitious individual with a track record of delivering capital projects, to lead our new Programme Management Office as well as playing a broader role across the organisation and with partners to support the strategic direction of the Council.

We welcome applicants whatever their personal characteristics or social identity. All requests for flexible working arrangements and reasonable adjustments will be considered.

The following candidates will be interviewed if they meet the essential criteria for the post they are applying for:

• Those who indicate that they have a disability. This is part of our commitment to the “Disability Confident” scheme;

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are an Armed Forces Veteran or Reservist. This is part of our pledge to support the Armed Forces Covenant; and

• Those who indicate in their supporting statement that they are a Herefordshire care leaver. This is part of our commitment to supporting young people leaving our care.

Benefits with Herefordshire Council

Holidays: 25 days per year plus 2 days unpaid at Christmas (pro rata for part time)
Pension: LGS pension scheme

Pick your perks – our benefits include access to a range of retail, leisure, holiday and health benefits. This includes savings, cash back and discounts. We also offer an employee assistance programme that means you will have access to confidential support and advice if you ever need it.

Please refer to the Job Description and Person Specification for more details of this role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. If you would like to obtain details regarding feedback on your application please contact Hoople Resourcing at: enquiries@hoopleresourcing.co.uk