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Job Title Programme Manager Fixed Term for 2 years
Job reference CCE25
Department Corporate Services Directorate
Grade Scp 39-42
Pay From: £45,495 per annum To: £48,587 per annum + £10,000 pa market supplement
Hours 37 hours per week
Closing date 25 June 2023
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Job Description
We Are St Helens Borough Council

St Helens is a transformational Council, which is passionate and ambitious for the communities we support. We provide a wide range of local authority services to the residents, businesses, schools, and visitors to the borough. We can only do this because of our highly valued, highly skilled workforce.

Working together, our workplace vision and values guide our organisation, and the contribution of our workforce is key to our culture journey. Employees with us receive a wide range of benefits including well-being in work, financial benefits, ways of working and learning and development support.

We are continuing to embark on highly ambitious and exciting change and transformation programmes and looking to expand and develop our corporate programme management office, by strengthening capacity and skills through dedicated resource.

Making A Difference as A Programme Manager
We are seeking an experienced programme manager with technical project management skills and the ability to manage multiple and complex projects, liaising proactively with important external and internal stakeholders. As a priority, you will lead on our residential children’s homes programme which will see the establishment of several major residential schemes across the borough. Our ambition is to provide safe, nurturing and supportive homes for our most vulnerable children, and we want you to help us achieve this.

In this role, you will be expected to take over leadership of the programme, understand and adapt to the existing programme requirements and utilise and build upon existing tools and resources to secure successful delivery. This has the potential to offer great rewards, for you as a professional, for the organisation and for the borough’s most vulnerable children and young people.

Interested to Find Out More?
You can review our full job description details, and person specification information here.
If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact Hannah Myers, Assistant Director – Policy Change and Reform at

Please note we reserve the right to close the advert early should we receive a sufficient number of applications and encourage you to apply early, to avoid disappointment.

Equality & Diversity
St Helens Borough Council respects and values the individuality that every employee brings. We encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds, who share our values, our commitment to inclusion, and who will help us on our journey to transform our organisation. Further information about Equality & Diversity at St Helens Borough Council can be found here

St Helens Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer. Disability Confident Employers lead the way in helping to take action that changes attitudes, behaviours, and cultures for the better.

NOLAN Principles of Conduct in Public Life.
All St Helens Borough Council employees are required to abide by the ethical standards embodied by the 7 Nolan Principles: Selflessness, Integrity, Objectivity, Accountability, Openness, Honesty, and Leadership.
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Applicant Letter.pdf
Programme Manager Person Specification.pdf
Application Form.pdf
Programme Manager job description.pdf
Note: CVs should not be submitted as a replacement for the online job application form.