Comic Relief

Programme and Delivery Lead (1 Year Maternity Cover)

As Programme and Delivery Lead you will be responsible for ensuring the overarching planning & delivery of a programme of income generating activity. Working with cross-disciplinary teams to ensure planning processes, project governance and reporting is developed and embedded into all activity.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversee the roadmap, project set up, governance and delivery of income generating projects across one or more of Comic Relief’s brands

  • Develop high level programme activity plans in collaboration with teams to ensure consistency and alignment to the programme, organisational goals and objectives

  • With activity managers effectively manage project costs, timelines and quality

  • Develop and embed the process for, and management of the performance tracking and reporting of each project within the programme and communicate results to senior management

  • Work with activity project managers to ensure dependencies and risk is actively managed, acting as a arbiter and supporting the resolution of issues. Identify and mange dependencies and risk of varying complexity across the full programme highlighting issues for escalation as required

  • Represent project management best practice and facilitate learning, performing as part of a central project management team

  • Deliver ad-hoc projects as required as part of the delivery of income generating activity

Essential Skills and Competencies:

  • Deep understanding of project management methodologies and experience of working with different approaches to project management

  • Experience of monitoring and evaluation of programme performance, including objective setting, developing toolkits, reporting and driving the learning process with stakeholders to achieve ongoing effectiveness

  • Good understanding of project budget development and analysis

  • Ability to understand risks, issues and dependencies of a programme and synthesise this information to provide accurate and timely advice to drive decision making

  • Effective relationship builder with strong stakeholder management and communication skills, and the ability to adapt to different styles and ways of working

  • Experience of managing major campaigns or projects both as a project manager in the delivery and as oversight across a programme of individual projects

Role posted - 2019-08-22T13:08:03Z 2:08pm, 22nd Aug 2019 BST