Programme Lead

Programme Lead

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Fixed term contract – 12 months
£48,827-£52,866 + benefits 
Location: Hounslow (but currently remote)

We’re more than digital. We’re improving lives.

You’ll join us at the very heart of our transformation, leading key programmes and projects in the infrastructure, networks and hosting space. This is a great opportunity to make amazing services a reality, with the help of a talented team.

You’ll lead your team to deliver digital and IT programmes and projects from inception to roll-out, keeping them aligned to our strategic outcomes. You’ll work with your project delivery managers to ensure each project has a solid business case, that budgets are identified and tracked, controls are maintained and governance is followed. You will collaborate with key stakeholders throughout the organisation, ensuring our programmes and projects are delivered in partnership, leading transformational change across the borough, promoting new ways of working and reporting progress at key governance meetings.

An inspirational leader, you’re an expert at programme management, with significant proven experience in delivering major IT infrastructure, networks and hosting change. You’ll bring broad technical understanding plus a gift for building relationships. In return for your skills, we can offer the chance to be part of an inclusive team, within an incredible borough. Hounslow has green spaces, unique history, cosmopolitan hubs and fantastic transport links – in short, it’s unlike anywhere else. At the heart of all this is our council, offering flexible working, career development and a whole range of generous benefits.

Join us at the forefront of innovation and use your skills to make a positive impact.   

Although we are currently working remotely, it is important that you will be able to travel to Hounslow when required after restrictions are lifted. 

You must be eligible to work in the UK. 

Find out more

Read the role profile for further information about the role and what we’re looking for from candidates.

Key dates

Closing date for applications: 23:59 on Sunday 21st March 2021  
Interview dates (provisional): from week commencing 6th April 2021 

We reserve the right to close this vacancy once a sufficient number of applications has been received, so please submit your application as soon as possible.

How to apply

We are partnering with Penna and you’ll be redirected to their applications website where you will be asked to:

  • register your details on the site 
  • upload your CV 
  • upload your supporting statement – please explain why you are interested in this position, what attracts you to working for the London Borough of Hounslow and what you can bring to the role

If you have any issues reading the role profile or would like a version in an alternative format, please contact us at: digital.careers@hounslow.gov.uk.


We’re currently recruiting to several different roles – view all our opportunities in Digital and IT.