Programme Manager - Children's Services

Programme Manager - Lambeth - 3 Month contract - £445.00 per day (inside IR35, Umbrella) - start date ASAP.



We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Programmer Manager in Lambeth to be responsible for setting the end-to-end direction and delivery of improvement, transformation, and service development projects within Children's Services.

The role is focused on supporting the Directorate to achieve improved outcomes for children and young people as well as achieving an improved judgement from statutory regulators.



The work of the team is varied, fast-moving and intellectually stimulating.

It requires a strong partnership ethos and ability to navigate complex stakeholder relationships and negotiations, often to tight deadlines.

You will have plenty of opportunity to lead on work that has the potential to make a real difference to the experience of children and young people in the borough, helping to improve their wellbeing, safety and life chances.



Your duties and responsibilities will include;



  • Development of a multi-agency next steps improvement plan in response to the recommendations of ofsted set out in the SEND inspection report.

  • Development and writing of the new SEND strategy for 2020-2023 support by subject matter experts within the partnership.

  • Supporting the wider inclusion agenda through project management activities to progress Education's input into the Lambeth Made Safer Programme and the Strategic Employment and Skills Programme.

  • Supporting existing members of the Education and Learning team to develop project management expertise.

  • To support Children's Services to deliver improvement and transformation programmes by designing, delivering and managing complex change projects in conjunction with service users, staff and partners, ensuring they deliver on time and within budget.

  • To provide senior programme leadership across a portfolio of transformation and improvement projects and lead cross-functional project teams to ensure the delivery of improved service outcomes, performance and financial savings.

  • To ensure that transformation and innovation activity provides tailored solutions that reflect local needs and demographics.



35 hours per week.

Full time, Monday - Friday

Additional checks will be required on application.



If you are experienced in this field and are interested in this contract.

Apply now!



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