Programme Officer

Programme Officer
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £33,525 to £37,738 + excellent benefits
Hours: 36.5 hours per week (permanent)


The West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA) is a strategic authority working with partners to deliver a stronger West Midlands, with a focus on skills, innovation, transport, economic development and regeneration.

Individual Councils and Local Enterprise Partnerships will still deliver services and retain their identity but on the big decisions we will have the resources to work together.


This is an exciting time for the West Midlands - the Commonwealth Games will be here in 2022, the arrival of HS2 will help make us a world class business location and a new £350m housing deal aims to deliver 215,000 new homes by 2031.


Against a backdrop of a uniquely challenging and evolving environment, we are looking for the right people to ensure we can meet the demands of delivering an ambitious agenda that aims to build a healthier, happier, better connected and more prosperous West Midlands.

All our roles will truly have an impact on the whole of our region.


The Programme Management Office ensures that all projects within the WMCA Investment Portfolio are managed and assured to the highest possible standard, in addition to supporting projects across the wider WMCA, including Transport for West Midlands (TfWM).


We are looking for two proactive, enthusiastic individuals who will be responsible for providing a comprehensive programme management service across WMCA large scale programmes.

You will have a high standard of planning, delivery and assurance, and be experienced in the use of standard project/programme planning packages which will enable you to provide tools, guidance, advice and support on all aspects of programme management best practice.


To be effective in this role, you will be an excellent communicator, comfortable liaising with key stakeholders, both internal and external.

You will be politically sensitive, with the ability to successfully manage delicate situations.


In return for your hard work and commitment, we will reward you with a range of competitive and attractive benefits.


To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to let you know how to continue your application.


A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.


Closing date: 20 November 2018
Interview date: 03 December 2018


We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment.

Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job.

We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.




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