Transformation & Change Programme Manager x2

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Transformation & Change Programme Manager x2
BRADFORD, Yorkshire
Interim Position

Bradford 5250379

Posted: 11th June 2024 09:31
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  • Pay Rate:

    £24.18 per hour PAYE

  • Hours per Week:

    37 Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:00

  • This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

  • BRADFORD, Yorkshire,

    BD1 1HX

What's involved with this role:

Interim Transformation & Change Programme Manager x2 - Corporate Resources - Finance

Reference no:  Bradford 5250379

Pay rate: £24.18 per hour PAYE

Hours per week: 37 Monday – Friday, 08:30 – 17:00

This opening assignment is for 1-2 months

City: BRADFORD, Yorkshire

A Transformation & Change Programme Manager is required to provide highly skilled and adaptable expertise to the Council's transformation, change and programme management function, and have responsibility for driving the Council’s transformation and change programme, ensuring work remains aligned to the Council’s priorities. To work closely with senior leadership and stakeholders to ensure effective business change, specifically and most importantly, contributing to the successful implementation and closure of major change programmes across the Council.

To provide coordination and consistency of performance and standards working within the corporate governance and programme management framework to successfully develop, implement, manage and monitor programmes and projects within time, cost and quality parameters; resolving issues and taking corrective action as appropriate. Management responsibility for Transformation, Change and Programme Management Office staff and any staff assigned to the post holder including short term Project Managers, third party contractors and other staff from within the council and a range of organisation.

Key responsibilities:

  • Directly responsible to the Head of Transformation and Change PMO. Manage the performance of the project team(s) and maximising the efficient allocation, and co-option or appointment of people, resources and skills within the projects. This is a senior role and as such the post holder will receive minimal line management direction and will have extensive autonomy in the range of decision making and powers in developing their area of responsibility.
  • Expected to deal with complex problems on a regular basis, frequently using own initiative to reach creative solutions, or making recommendations to the Head of Transformation and Change PMO, Strategic Directors, Assistant Directors, Departmental Management Teams and Elected Members.
  • Influence, support and work with senior leadership to drive forward the Council's change and transformation programme, by embedding and supporting a learning and responsive management culture based on championing high standards of performance through ensuring the delivery of outputs or services from the projects meets programme requirements, and is to the appropriate quality, on time and within budget
  • Take lead responsibility for effective stakeholder management and communications across programmes and projects, managing internal and external suppliers, to identify and realise the benefits of the Programme and their linkages to other Council and partner Programmes in line with corporate priorities for the District.
  • Contribute significantly to the Programme function by developing and implementing the programme’s governance framework, providing guidance and advice around the Council’s corporate Programme and Project management framework, ensuring consistency and compliance across the Council. This will include actively initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the programme are identified or issues arise and seeking feedback to ensure continuous improvement.
  • Responsible for the development and management of effective governance arrangements, performance, monitoring and compliance measures and procedures and for maintaining effective relationship with key internal and external stakeholder groups including Government Departments, Funding Organisations, Elected Members, and Senior Officers of the Council and other Partnership Organisations to ensure successful implementation of the Programme.
  • Facilitate the design of, and undertake significant projects and processes aimed at solving complex policy or organisational problems, ensuring the day-to-day of programmes, achieving the Council’s priorities, and reaping maximum benefit from opportunities to change, transform or improve services for citizens, communities, other stakeholders or the organisation itself.
  • Establish, lead, coordinate, manage and monitor the various Project Delivery Teams, ensuring project and programme progress reporting is maintained, including project briefs, project initiation documents, business cases, stakeholder plans, communication plans etc., with appropriate performance monitoring and escalation systems in place at all stages of a project to ensure effective and efficient delivery of projects and programmes.
  • Oversee consultation and engagement with service users and providers, and professionally represent the Council at internal and external networking events, conferences and meetings as required.


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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.

Due to the number of CVs being sent to us under current market conditions, we cannot, unfortunately, respond to all applications. If, therefore, you have not heard from us within 3 days please make a working assumption that you have not been shortlisted on this occasion. We will, however, be very happy to receive future applications from you for other roles.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:


  • NQF Level 6 – Bachelors Degree, postgraduate qualifications, or equivalent level or professional qualification in a relevant discipline.
  • A formal Project Management qualification e.g. PRINCE 2, MSP or significant programme and project management experience amounting to 5 years.



  • 5 years’ experience of operating at a senior management level within a large multifunctional public service organisation, and in a service area relevant to the post.
  • 3 years’ demonstrable experience of driving and delivering change, facilitating work groups and programme and project management experience.



  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the duties and responsibilities that underpin the Council’s Transformation Programme.
  • Demonstrate understanding of key government policies and new legislation impacting on functions within the Council, leadership and organisational parameters of CBMDC and its partners.


Skills & Abilities:

  • Able to successfully initiate and manage programmes and projects through to completion, including the development and introduction of new initiatives, inclusive planning, risk management, and establishing clear end points with measurable outcomes.
  • Able to carry out business analysis, including business process reviews, programme and project management, business change planning, implementation and management.
  • Able to work effectively with a wide range of colleagues (and other stakeholders) across the Council and in partner organisations in related strategic support and operational activities; including planning, performance management, research, consultation, finance, HR, Legal etc.
  • Must be able to work evenings, weekends and bank holidays as required by the needs of the service.
  • Strong IT skills including Microsoft packages or equivalent (e.g. G Suite).


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Transformation & Change Programme Manager x2
Client Category: Local Authority

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