Programme and Delivery Lead – Project Manager

Comic Relief
London (Central), London (Greater)
£43,000 - 50,000pa
02 Sep 2019
17 Sep 2019
Full Time
Contract Type

Programme and Delivery Lead – Project Manager

1 Year Maternity Cover

£43,000 - 50,000pa


As Programme and Delivery Lead you will be responsible for ensuring the overarching planning & delivery of a programme of income generating activity. Working with cross-disciplinary teams to ensure planning processes, project governance and reporting is developed and embedded into all activity.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the roadmap, project set up, governance and delivery of income generating projects across one or more of Comic Relief’s brands
  • Develop high level programme activity plans in collaboration with teams to ensure consistency and alignment to the programme, organisational goals and objectives
  • With activity managers effectively manage project costs, timelines and quality
  • Develop and embed the process for, and management of the performance tracking and reporting of each project within the programme and communicate results to senior management
  • Work with activity project managers to ensure dependencies and risk is actively managed, acting as a arbiter and supporting the resolution of issues. Identify and mange dependencies and risk of varying complexity across the full programme highlighting issues for escalation as required
  • Represent project management best practice and facilitate learning, performing as part of a central project management team
  • Deliver ad-hoc projects as required as part of the delivery of income generating activity

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies and experience of working with different approaches to project management
  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation of programme performance, including objective setting, developing toolkits, reporting and driving the learning process with stakeholders to achieve ongoing effectiveness
  • Good understanding of project budget development and analysis
  • Ability to understand risks, issues and dependencies of a programme and synthesise this information to provide accurate and timely advice to drive decision making
  • Effective relationship builder with strong stakeholder management and communication skills, and the ability to adapt to different styles and ways of working
  • Experience of managing major campaigns or projects both as a project manager in the delivery and as oversight across a programme of individual projects

To apply please visit our website via the link.

Role closes - 12:00pm, 17th Sep 2019 BST (Europe/London)

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