Date Added: 2 November 2017
: 17 November 2017
Job Title: Programme Manager – Local Government Support (East of England)
Working For: Local Government Association
Salary: £61,851 per annum
Location: Home Based expected to be based in the East of England or in close proximity to the region.
Fixed term or secondment opportunity for two year.
Supporting the 52 Local authorities in the East of England, a diverse and dynamic region including cities, rural and coastal communities.
We are seeking to appoint a regionally based programme manager with experience of local government at a senior, strategic level. Working closely with the Principal Advisers for East of England you will act as a key interface between the LGA and the 52 local authorities in the region, developing and delivering leadership and practical improvement work in councils. This work will include delivering and commissioning peer reviews and peer support, to increase efficiency, build capacity and support improvement in local authorities.
Your success will be determined by your ability to understand and respond to the highly challenging, politically sensitive and high-profile local government environment in order to manage complexities and risk and successfully maintain a positive reputation for the LGA with its member authorities.
You will have a comprehensive understanding of the issues facing local government and the wider public sector.
You will be confident and credible in working with leading members, chief executives and senior officers.
You will hit the ground running, using your abilities and experience to effectively manage and maintain relationships with individual local authorities, regional networks and groupings of authorities and to ensure effective delivery of projects and programmes to support sector-led improvement.
The LGA values diversity and encourages applications from all sections of the community
Closing Date: 17 November 2017
Application deadling : 5pm.
Interview Date: 04 December 2017
For further information and to apply online please visit https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/lga/displayjob.aspx?jobid=471