Location: Ilkley, West Yorkshire or remote (home based)
We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager to join Virtual College. The Programme Manager is responsible for the successful delivery of the whole of the proposed change programme, co-ordination of the programme’s objectives and management of their inter-dependencies.
The Programme Manager is responsible, on behalf of the organisation for delivering a programme of works. The role requires effective co-ordination of the programme’s projects and management of their inter-dependencies including oversight of any risks and issues arising. It also includes the co-ordination and deployment of the new capability of the business to enable effective change and realisation of projected benefits. In most cases, the programme manager will work full-time on the programme. The role is crucial for creating and maintaining focus, enthusiasm, and momentum. The Programme Manager is responsible for the overall integrity and coherence of the programme. They will develop and maintain the programme environment to support each individual project within it – often through an effective PMO.
At Virtual College, we create inspiring learning so that people, organisations, and communities succeed and flourish. We do this by putting the learner first and sparking their enthusiasm for learning. We believe the most effective way to deliver great results is to make learning meaningful and engaging, using our experience of delivering training to more than 4.7 million learners and a wide range of organisations.
Virtual College is for those who think people first. We want people who are naturally collaborative, who thrive when faced with a challenge and who actively seek variety and responsibility. We are looking for individuals with a growth mindset, who are interested in trying new things and see the merit in redefining how things are done to make improvements. We pride ourselves on our people orientated culture, and it is these people that make Virtual College a great place to work.
Working as part of a team and the wider Virtual College team - contributing ideas to support the organisation to meet Virtual College’s Strategic Objectives.
The Programme Manager is responsible for (but not limited to):
The Programme Manager must have the necessary seniority to be able to take on the responsibilities associated with the role. The balance of skills required of a Programme Manager often changes as the programme develops. The person with the skills to identify or define the programme may not necessarily be the right person to drive through its implementation. The Programme Manager should have:
To support and adhere to Virtual College’s Values and Behaviours (essential).
Interested in the role of Programme Manager? Then please apply by submitting your CV and covering letter detailing why you think you are suitable for the role and your current salary to email@example.com. We are an Equality & Diversity employer.