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Are you competent in using project and programme management methods including PRINCE2?

Do you have a track record of successfully delivering projects within a government department?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Job description

As a Programme Manager, you will be responsible for devising, organising, implementing, managing and delivering large scale projects and programmes to agreed timelines.

This post also manages budget and quality in accordance with Government protocols including programme governance, project interdependencies affecting the programme and working with Head of Business Change on programme benefits realisation .

The successful candidate will also be responsible for corporate support to programmes and projects as a member of the DVSA CSL group and may have line management responsibilities for Project Manager(s).


  • Working with the Programme SRO (Senior Responsible Owner) responsible for defining and documenting the programme Business Case.
  • Create and implement an appropriate programme structure, resourcing strategy and delivery approach.
  • Manage programme governance to ensure programme and project management procedures are adhered to within Government protocols and support running of the programme board with SRO (Senior Responsible Owner).
  • Work with stakeholders and represent the programme at all senior management meetings, ensuring communication and understanding of the programme is effective.
  • Demonstrate leadership by providing influence, direction and guidance to staff to support the delivery of Portfolio Delivery team objectives.
  • Work in collaboration with fellow CSLs across all functions for the good of DVSA and to create a high performing and well-respected Agency.

Please see the Candidate Pack attached to this job advert for more information about the role and responsibilities.

Person specification

  • We are looking for someone with experience of successfully delivering project and programmes, whether in a permanent or contractor capacity. This includes demonstrable experience of risk management, stakeholder and change management, and budgeting and costing.
  • You are an influential leader and can provide clear direction and guidance to your team to support the effective delivery of objectives, while demonstrating role model behaviours.
  • Building relationships comes naturally to you, and you can communicate and engage with stakeholders and colleagues to gain trust making sure the relationships are long lasting.
  • You will be a registered Prince2 Practitioner and will hold or will be willing to work towards gaining MSP and AgilePM Practitioner qualifications if successful at interview.


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