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Director of Programme Management Office and Strategic Change

  • £70,000 - £70,000
  • Permanent
  • Leeds, UK
  • 18107

We are seeking to appoint an inspirational leader to this newly created role, with the vision to lead the delivery of University’s strategic change portfolio and Programme Management Offices.

As a member of the university’s Leadership Team, the Director of Programme Management Office and Strategic Change will work in partnership with senior leaders and key stakeholders across the institution to ensure the delivery of the strategic change programme that underpins delivery of the University’s strategic plan.  The Director will be the architect of change for the University, leading the evolution of the Programme Management Office (PMO) to develop a sustainable, robust governance framework to support the delivery of the University’s strategic programmes and other large-scale projects such as the Academic Growth Programme, Capital Investment Masterplan, Digital Futures, an annual Integrated Planning round and other key transformational objectives.

The ideal candidate will have a track record of creating and leading a strategic change portfolio, associated programmes and change function, including a Programme Management Office (PMO) to develop the capability to deliver programmes and projects in line with strategy.  To develop an environment of continuous improvement, proactively reviewing performance over time in the strategic planning and change environment across the institution and compare it to best practice in the sector, identifying areas of improvement in structure, practices, policies and technology.  This should be complemented by strong leadership skills with the ability to create a culture of excellence, enhancement, collaboration, and respect, underpinned by strongly held values.  Candidates should possess a degree and/or significant high-level professional experience.

This is an exciting time to join the University as it embarks on a period of growth. To apply for this post or for an informal discussion, please contact Sian Gardiner at MRG People, who have been exclusively retained for this post, at on +44(0)7932 717 458

Leeds Trinity University values diversity and inclusion and particularly encourages applications from the following groups as they are currently under-represented at this level within the University: Women, LGBT+ and Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants, as well as candidates with disabilities, whether hidden or otherwise. The University will consider all forms of flexible working arrangements.

Closing date for applications: Sunday 21st May 2023

Interviews for this post are expected to take place week commencing 28th May 2023

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