Digital Programme Resourcing : OC01 Digital Transformation Programme Manager/Consultant (PM)

Closing date for applications: 23/03/2023
Specialist role
Programme manager
Summary of the work
Digital Programme Manager role leads the delivery of the programme ensuring it delivers the benefits intended and that progress is regularly governed. Required to advise and guide the Council on ways to advance, improve delivery and digital adoption including how we maximise the investments made in our digital platform.
Latest start date
Expected contract length
Initially 3 months with the option to extend on a three month basis
North West England
Organisation the work is for
Oldham Council
Maximum day rate
Early market engagement
Who the specialist will work with
You will be working within the Customer, Digital, Technology and Transformation Directorate and specifically attached to the Transformation team. You will work closely with both a range of IT project managers and technical resource such as developers, Business Analysts and Change staff. You will also need to work closely with web and communications staff, service leaders, managers and all staff in all services within scope of the transformation programme. You may also work with third party suppliers.
What the specialist will work on
Programme Manage a new Digital Programme for Oldham Council which will be key to the delivery of Oldham’s Digital Strategy. Lead the delivery of complex projects and programmes in several disciplines including technical, software and business change. Deploy different programme/project management delivery methodologies such as agile, Prince 2 and Waterfall. Plan, design and effectively manage large, complex technology and business change programmes of work or multiple related projects. Manage risks, issues and obstacles that come with driving change. Responsible for leading a multidisciplinary team, be an inclusive and influential leader, allowing you to rally the team to achieve success.
Address where the work will take place
Oldham Civic Centre, West Street, Oldham OL1 1UT
Working arrangements
This is a hybrid role with base location in Oldham. Requirement for a mix of onsite / remote working (details to be discussed at interview). There will be limited travel required for the role maybe occasional visits to alternative office sites in Oldham but this should be minimal.
Security clearance
Additional terms and conditions
All expenses must be pre-agreed between the parties and must comply with the Council's policy.
How many specialists to evaluate
Cultural fit criteria
-Work well as the lead of a team, with team members and third parties keeping the team motivated to perform well -Transfer knowledge gained through the team and be willing to share experiences across the wider department -Be comfortable working with a range if stakeholders from senior level to frontline staff to effect change
Assessment methods
Evaluation weighting
Technical competence 65% Cultural fit 15% Price 20%
Essential skills and experience
  • Qualification in programme, project or change management
  • Experience of successful management of significant and demanding programmes or projects including experience of coordinating varied workstreams
  • Experience of working with senior managers, and large stakeholder groups
  • Knowledge of formal project/programme management techniques
  • Able to lead and motivate teams and staff, setting clear priorities and objectives and negotiating and implementing effective outcomes
  • Flexible and dynamic with a passion for delivering digital change in the public sector
  • Digital implementation skills across a variety sectors and experience across process, business model and organisational change transformation
  • Prior experience working at this level along with experience of working in a consultancy and advisory capacity in the field of digital transformation
  • Can demonstrate that they have the ability to identify opportunities to improve the service or make cost savings

Closing date for applications: 23/03/2023

Digital Programme Resourcing : OC01 Digital Transformation Programme Manager/Consultant (PM)

Closing date for applications: 23/03/2023

Specialist role:

Programme manager


North West England


Oldham Council

Maximum day rate:


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