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Programme Management Officer

  • Employer: Southwark Council
  • Reference: SW/23/253049
  • Published: Wed 30/08/2023, 12:24 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/09/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: To be confirmed
  • Salary: £40,503 - £47,736
  • DBS Check: No
  • Workplace: On-Site
  • Location: Southwark, London , Southwark

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Programme Management Officer

The Role

We are recruiting a Programme Management Officer (PMO) to support delivery of the Leisure Capital Programme through exemplary programme administration, document management, reporting and process monitoring. The PMO plays a central role in successful programme delivery through active support and challenge and through ensuring that appropriate governance and decision making is in place.

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Leisure Directorate, Policy and Programmes team delivering a large portfolio of improvement projects.

About Southwark

We are the largest local authority social landlord in London, managing 55,000 homes lived in by 40% of Southwark’s residents. We are home to over 18,300 businesses including iconic London venues and social enterprises and we have a young, diverse and growing population.

At Southwark we are committed to making our borough just and fair and are taking positive action to tackle inequalities.  Our residents and communities are our greatest asset and the passion we have for Southwark is shared by millions of Londoners who enjoy our outstanding cultural offer, use our hospitals and attend our universities. Our refreshed borough plan and focus on Southwark Stands Together, (which is our work with Southwark’s communities and the council’s staff to tackle racism, injustice and inequality) underpins all that we do.

About You

You will have experience of working in a programme management officer role involving the use of a range of programme management tools. You will be an efficient organiser with the ability to lead on programme reporting, maintain monitoring systems and establish governance documents. You will be capable of supervising a small team of business support staff.

We are looking for someone with excellent administrative skills able to approach the role with a robust attention to detail and with confidence to proactively challenge and analyse programme and project level activities.

Recruitment Timetable

Interviews: Week commencing 9 October 2023.

We are an organisation who is passionate about our people and understands that richness of diversity is a requirement to provide the best possible services to our communities. This is demonstrated through our council-wide ambitious commitment to tackle racial inequality in our communities and workforce through our Southwark Stands Together initiative. We particularly welcome applications from members of the black, Asian and ethnic minority communities to increase representation at senior management level in the Council.


Equal Opportunities

Southwark Council recognises that the diversity of our population and our workforce is a strength. We value the differences between people, and the ways that those differences can contribute to a richer, creative and more productive work environment. Find out more by clicking here