Fixed term contract to 23 August 2019.
The Capital Ambition team is recruiting a Programme Manager with an understanding of the innovation, improvement and efficiency agenda in local government to drive forward our work on the London Ventures programme.
As an organisation, we are intent on supporting London’s local authorities to transform public services, realise recognisable savings and fundamentally improve outcomes for Londoners. This position supports the Capital Ambition Board to build partnerships between public, private and third sector organisations to identify and develop innovative practice; leveraging opportunities for greater public value from private enterprise.
You will be able to establish and manage effective relationships with senior stakeholders and with our London Ventures partners. You will take responsibility for promoting and advocating new initiatives, as well as efficiently managing a portfolio of projects.
You need to be organised, be confident and credible at dealing with a range of stakeholders, good at using your own initiative, have excellent attention to detail and communication skills as well as being able to work with a commercial mindset.
London Councils represents the 32 boroughs and the City of London. We aim to get the best deal for Londoners and to ensure that London’s councils have the resources, freedoms and powers to do the best possible job for their residents and local businesses. We also run a number of services on behalf of the boroughs including the Freedom Pass, Taxicard and Health Emergency Badge.
Alternatively, please contact 020 7332 3978 (24-hour Answer phone) quoting reference number LC725 if you experience any problems. A minicom service for the hearing impaired available on 020 7332 3732.
Closing date: 17 September 2018 (noon).
Interview date: w/c 24 September 2018.
As a Disability Confident Employer, London Councils will interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the post