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Director of Change and Programme Management


London, UK

Local Government

£101,460 - £117,348 per annum

Job Ref: BP9140

About Newham

Newham is a diverse and aspirational borough with huge potential. Having recently been through a massive shift in direction following both the newly elected Mayor and appointment of the Chief Executive, we are now starting a journey of transformation and improvement that will put people at the heart of everything we do and create opportunities for everyone.

About the Role

This position is key to driving change and transformation across the whole council and will operate as Programme Director of all significant change management activity.

The post holder will spearhead the major change programmes for the Corporate Plan, culture, continuous improvement, Lean, structure, diversity programmes, ICT projects including the Oracle Fusion projects, Digital Newham and Smarter Working. The post holder will also ensure that our corporate transformation activity supports and enables our Children's Services Improvement and Adult Social Care and Health transformation to deliver improved outcomes for our residents.

About the Person

We are looking for a talented individual with the energy and enthusiasm to complete a brand-new leadership team that together will deliver innovative services, places and improve the lives of the residents and people that make up the vibrant communities of Newham.

To be successful in this position you will need to work collaboratively across all directorates at various levels, working with The Mayor, Members, the Chief Executive, Corporate Directors, and internal and external stakeholders. We are looking for people who approach problems differently and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo, this is an exciting time to be joining Newham and we are looking for people who can embrace this and help us move towards a great future for everyone.

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