Senior Programme Delivery Manager

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Senior Programme Delivery Manager
Southwark, London
Interim Position

GLX 0007 BD46 / 1

Posted: 15th August 2023 15:51
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  • Pay Rate:

    £32.86 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 4-5 months

  • Southwark, London,

    SE1 0LL

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Interim Senior Programme Delivery Manager

Reference no:  GLX 0007 BD46 / 1

Pay Rate: £32.86 per hour PAYE 

37 hours Monday – Friday, normal working hours

This opening assignment is for 4-5 months

City: Southwark, London

Hybrid working

Basic DBS disclosure is listed as a requirement for this role

The postholder will lead on the development and delivery of major environment projects, or a portfolio of projects (where the project includes significant environmental components), in order to achieve desired outputs within agree timeframes, within budget, to specification and operational standards.

The post holder will have a strong record of project and programme development and management and will be required to work across a portfolio of programmes built around the five key objectives of the Net Zero Energy Unit, that encompasses the 9 priorities. Each of the 9 priorities is rated as either Gold, Silver or a key spending/commercial programme for delivery or commencing delivery in the 2023-24 business year and in agreement between the Assistant Director Environment and Energy Unit, Executive Director Good Growth and the Mayor’s Office.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for development, procurement, governance and project delivery of major, high value environmental projects to ensure delivery of the Mayor’s priorities.
  • Identify the need for, devise and develop new environment projects or programmes.
  • Manage project teams to deliver individual projects and or programmes.
  • Ensure that environment projects deliver planned performance and outputs to time, GLA budget commitments and quality specifications by monitoring the activities of development partners and their contractors, identifying and reporting on risks as appropriate.
  • Source, select and appoint consultants and contractors to carry out relevant work in accordance with relevant public procurement and GLA procedures and ensure delivery within the allocated budget/to time/quality
  • Manage the activities of the programme delivery contractors, act as required to achieve delivery within the allocated budgets and contracted time-scales and standards of performance in respect of quality/ specification.
  • Maintain regular and accurate reporting to Directorate management, with respect to the current and forecast status on assigned projects, and contribute, as required, to the corporate business plan and other corporate management activities.
  • Identify opportunities for, and secure, external funding and other income in support of the Mayor’s strategies, plans and policies, and, working with the Senior Manager, allocate and manage budgets for projects undertaken.
  • Keep abreast of relevant environmental and other policies, initiatives and opportunities.
  • Establish and maintain excellent internal and external working relationships, and participate in cross-organisational and sector projects, to ensure opportunities for integration are maximised across the work programme of the GLA Group and that relationships with key stakeholders are further enhanced.
  • Present the projects, in the context of the Mayor’s policies, objectives and concerns at conferences, seminars and meetings to external bodies and organisations, and deputise for the Senior Manager by representing the GLA at national policy and regional meetings and on study groups and working parties.
  • Realise the benefits of London’s diversity by promoting and enabling equality of opportunities and promoting the diverse needs and aspirations of London’s communities.
  • Realise the benefits of a flexible approach to work in undertaking the duties and responsibilities of this job, and participating in multi-disciplinary, cross-department and cross-organisational groups and project teams.


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If you are successful in securing this role, please note that for the entire duration of this contract, regardless of extension you will be working this role at the PAYE rate that has been advertised. For absolute clarity, we only work on a PAYE basis, rather than entertaining umbrella pay terms, we do not offer Ltd/umbrella or outside IR35 rates. If you wish to understand PAYE vs Umbrella more, please let us know and we can send you some additional information for clarity.

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Unless the DBS requirement stated above is for a Basic Disclosure, your DBS must be either through us or be accompanied by a subscription to the DBS updating service.


  1. A membership of a relevant professional project management organisation e.g. MAPM.


Skills & Experience:

  1. Minimum of 12 months recent experience in a similar role, or context and ideally within a public sector organisation.
  2. Understanding of climate change issues and policy, particularly the agenda in London and the role in delivering this agenda, ideally with experience of delivering.
  3. Demonstrable experience of managing and delivering large-scale high value environmental projects and programmes, with track record of contract management and delivering results on target and within budget and allocated resources.
  4. Knowledge of the project development process and project management control techniques including financial planning and appraisal.
  5. Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).



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