Tuesday 2nd August 2022

1435 Programme Manager (Transformation) - WCHG

We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager to join us.

Programme Manager (Transformation)



We have an exciting opportunity for a Programme Manager to join us. You’ll develop, drive, manage and co-ordinate a Programme Management Office and Portfolio Board to support the co-ordination of all change activities and projects in a controlled manner.

Developing and embedding a framework to track work across all work streams, you’ll ensure that WCHG has the resources to implement changes effectively and in a controlled manner.


  • Hours of work 35 hours per week, 
  • Permanent Role, 
  • Office-based with some hybrid & agile working available.


Duties will include but are not limited to:

  • Develop, drive and maintain a fully functioning programme management environment within WCHG.
  • Define, organise and align programmes linked to strategic priorities.
  • Work with senior stakeholders (Board, Executive Directors and Leadership Team) to align activities to priorities and ensures the delivery of clear benefits.
  • Development and a delivery of a long-term plan to deliver these programmes.
  • Design and implementation of a governance framework to support decision making.
  • Delivery on a clear programme plan with key milestones tracked, risks assessed and managed, customer and data insight utilised to inform accurate reports.
  • Refine project management methodology in line with business requirements.
  • Adapt quickly to the changing needs of the organisation and ensure that a range of delivery options are considered by project managers.


The successful candidate will hold a Professional programme management qualification such as Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) Practitioner (or equivalent) and have considerable experience of a range of project management methodologies (Prince, Lean, Agile etc.). With substantial experience of establishing and running a Programme Management Office function, you’ll thrive working under pressure adhering to deadlines, budgets and conflicting priorities.

Further to this we’re looking for extensive experience working with stakeholders at all levels to gather upcoming changes and ensure that they are delivered in a sequenced manner and you’ll have the ability to challenge assumptions and priorities at all levels of the organisation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join our journey in making a real impact to Wythenshawe’s customers and communities… but more than that, with every job role comes a competitive salary, great pension scheme, holidays that increase with each year of service, flexible working, an employee assistance and health care plan including staff benefits, paid professional memberships, and excellent ongoing learning opportunities which contribute towards continual professional development.

If you would like to know more please click here and select roles, https://www.wchg.org.uk/careers/job-opportunities/


About Us:

Wythenshawe Community Housing Group (WCHG) manages almost 14,000 properties, providing homes for more than 29,000 people in Wythenshawe, South Manchester.

We are committed to investing in the health, wellbeing and development of colleagues, who we will reward fairly and empower and trust to deliver their best work for the benefit of WCHG, our tenants and stakeholders. WCHG is an inclusive employer of choice where differences are recognised as strengths in delivering our purpose. A disability confident employer WCHG will work to make reasonable adjustments where possible throughout its employment processes.

Our purpose is to provide good quality homes and services to our tenants and leaseholders and to play a leading role in creating safer, healthier communities. WCHG boasts an impressive development portfolio which aims to deliver on average 1,100 new homes over the next five years with £195m estimated investment, leaving a lasting legacy in our communities.

  • Location Wythenshawe, Manchester
  • Salary £56,705 per annum
  • Close Date 06/08/2022
  • Contact Name Human Resource
  • Contact Details 0161-9469558
  • Job Type Full Time

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