|Project||Salix Finance 2020|
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Programme Manager to join a growing organisation.
We're looking for an experienced manager with a proven track record of leading and implementing projects, implementing strategy and driving delivery. You will have experience managing and motivating a team. You will understand how government works and have experience in establishing credibility and trust with key stakeholders, to build and extend influential networks.
Senior Programme Manager
Job Title: Senior Programme Manager
Reporting to: Assistant Director Programmes
Location: Central London, Monument
Contract type: Fixed Term Contract – 12 months
Job description reviewed: August 2020
Salix Finance is currently an independent not for profit company established to accelerate public sector investment in energy efficiency technologies. Salix is publicly funded by the government departments BEIS, DfE, and the Welsh and Scottish Governments. Salix works with public sector bodies throughout the UK, helping them make progress towards achieving their carbon reduction target. The existing client base includes Local Authorities, NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts, Higher and Further Education institutions, Schools and Academies, Central Government and Emergency Services.
Since 2004, Salix has worked with over 2,300, clients and more than 17,000 individual projects and is estimated to save the public sector over £2.5 billion of lifetime savings. The Salix office is based near Monument Tube station. Currently there are over 50 staff working for Salix, and the company is growing. Salix have been awarded Investors In People Gold accreditation, and has recently been awarded Sunday Times 100 Best Not-for-Profit Organisations to Work For in 2020.
As a Senior Programme Manager, you will manage a team of 3-4 Programme Managers overseeing the strategy and delivery plans for the teams. You will be responsible for managing multiple Loan and Grant Projects across the various teams and strategically developing the future pipeline of projects across funding programmes.
You and your team will engage directly with the client base to help build pipeline and influence client plans. On a regular basis you will prepare performance reviews for the Chief Executive, Director of Programmes & Technical Services, Director of Finance & Resources and the Board of Salix.
Salix is going through a period of significant financial growth. A substantial aspect of this role is to support the growth of the company and concentrate on building the customer base with a sustainable pipeline project opportunities across all programmes in England, Scotland and Wales and central government. You will also be an active member of the Corporate Management Team, contributing to strategic decision making across the company.
Your supporting team of Programme Managers are jointly responsible for managing the delivery of ~£250m of project delivery which is expected to grow over the next five years. The successful candidate will also develop and maintain key stakeholder relationships with funders, clients and partners and to ensure that all risks in the lifecycle of a Loan and or Grant Programmes and with individual projects are managed effectively.
Reporting and Budgeting
Inclusive of any other duties and responsibilities within the range of the salary grade.
£40,000 - £54,000 is the salary scale
Level 7 (or equivalent) management qualification bar at £46,000
Ability to progress on the incremental scale is dependent on performance
The scale increases in increments of £2,000
SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Salix is an equal opportunities employer and has a policy of equal pay.
Salix operates a probationary period for all new staff. This ensures people joining Salix can find out that the job meets their expectations and that Salix can support each member of staff in their role. The successful candidate will be appointed on a fixed term 3-month probationary contract. Successful completion of the probationary period will lead to an offer of employment contract. If the successful candidate is already employed by Salix there is no requirement to complete a second probationary period.
Candidates must demonstrate that they meet the qualifications, experience, skills and abilities listed in the Person Specification in Appendix 1.In order that candidates focus on the experience, skills and abilities in the Person Specification a key is provided for method of assessment nine specific areas have been highlighted in bold. Candidates should place greater emphasis on these nine points in their written statement which should be no more than 2,500 words. Other aspects of the Person Specification will be evidenced from your CV, test and the final interview.
Candidates will also be expected to undertake a testing exercise relevant to the role.
How to apply
If you wish to apply for this role, please submit all of the following to email@example.com.
Please specify in the application subject the job title you are applying for and within the email where you saw the job posted.
The position has been advertised on Tuesday 25th August 2020
Applications will close on Friday 11th September 2020
Longlisting will take place week Tuesday 15 September 2020
Assessment exercise will take place on Monday 21 September 2020
If you are shortlisted interviews will take place Friday 25 September 2020
If you intend on applying for the post of Senior Programme Manager, please hold these dates in your diary.
Key information about application
If you have any questions please direct these to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 01572 723419
Keywords: Carbon Reduction, Sustainability, Environment, Energy Efficiency, Senior Project Manager, Project Management, Strategic Delivery Manager, Programme Lead, Green Investment
|Salary||£40,000 - £54,000 salary scale|
|Hours Per Week||37.00|
Closed - no further applications permitted