Programme Manager

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Job Sector:
South East
Salary Description:
c£40,000 per annum, subject to qualifications and experience
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The Diocese of Chelmsford is looking for an experienced change management professional to take a lead role in shaping a coherent programme of change initiatives and managing the resulting portfolio of projects through to successful delivery.

If you:

Have a desire to serve the church in the Diocese of Chelmsford and are passionate about enabling growth
Are experienced in managing organisational change through programme management
Have strong leadership and influencing skills, with the ability to bring order to complex situations and find innovative ways of solving or pre-empting problems
Have change management skills and the ability to promote good practice, deal with conflict and address any barriers or resistance to change.

Then we would love to hear from you.

The Diocese of Chelmsford is vibrant and growing with a diverse population of over 3 million people and 466 parishes across Essex, the unitary authorities of Southend and Thurrock, and five East London Boroughs. As we seek to become a Transforming Presence in every community the volume and complexity of change management activities continues to increase at pace.

Strategic initiatives in the areas of church planting, interim ministry, social justice, community organisation, infrastructure and regulation are at different stages in the project lifecycle but would now benefit from a more coordinated programme based approach.  The Programme Manager will make a crucial difference in helping us navigate this resource intensive phase of strategic implementation and will introduce project/programme management disciplines and oversight tools which will be of long term benefit to the Diocese.

Salary: c£40,000 p.a. subject to experience and qualifications, more may be considered for an exceptional candidate. We offer a range of benefits, including flexible working, a competitive pension scheme and a city centre office location.

The vacancy is full time (35 hours per week) and will be offered on a fixed term contract for a period of three years.

For more information and how to apply, including the full description and application form, please visit our website (by clicking on apply now).

Applications will only be accepted from candidates who have completed the application form found on the link (CVs are unacceptable).

Closing date: Midnight on Thursday 5 July

Interview date: Monday 23 July

Contact Details:
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Contact: Kris Clare

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