managing reporting for the business and technical delivery teams as well as line management of project team resources.
Information, facilities and service development has one of the most complex and dynamic budgets in ORR. You will manage the financial governance process to ensure budgets reflect project agreed funding in post-
delivery years, the budget is kept up to date at all times and spend requests are processed in line with governance processes.
You will also track the forecast and budget to provide accurate reporting on financial positions to input into budget setting and affordability decisions.
As a number of projects are to improve efficiency or reduce cost, the financial governance and reporting will enable you to track tangible benefit realisation and report on programme deliverables.
Your responsibilities will primarily involve applying standard programme office management approaches to the specific requirements of projects.
Responsibilities, although not exhaustive, will include :
1) Leadership and oversight of project team and PMO
2) Project and programme management
3) Stakeholder engagement
Successful candidates should have experience of managing a programme office that delivers a wide range of business and / or IT transformation projects, in addition to adhering to other competencies.
We'll assess you against these behaviours during the selection process :
Successful candidates must pass a disclosure and barring security check.
Selection process details
This vacancy is using , and will assess your Behaviours and Experience. Stage 1 - Application and Sift
As part of the application process you will be asked to complete a CV and provide written evidence aligned to the Essential Experience listed above.
Further details around what this will entail are listed on the application form.
At sift stage, your CV and application will be assessed against the Essential Experience advertised.
Stage 2 - Interview
Candidates that are invited to interview will be assessed against the Behaviours and Essential Experience advertised.
Sift and interview dates and Locations
Sift and interview dates and location to be confirmed.
Please note that the successful candidate will be asked to work in the London office at least 3 days per week if based regionally, or as / when they are required to support the programme office or other projects.
A reserve list will be held for a period of 12 months from which further appointments can be made.
New entrants are expected to join on the minimum of the pay band.
If successful and transferring from another Government Department a criminal record check maybe carried out.
In order to process applications without delay, we will be sending a Criminal Record Check to Disclosure and Barring Service on your behalf.
However, we recognise in exceptional circumstance some candidates will want to send their completed forms direct. If you will be doing this, please advise Government Recruitment Service of your intention by emailing Pre-
Employment.Checks cabinetoffice.gov.uk stating the job reference number in the subject heading.
Childcare Voucher Scheme
Any move to the Office of Rail and Road (ORR) will mean you will no longer be able to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.
If a person with disabilities is put at a substantial disadvantage compared to a non-disabled person, we have a duty to make reasonable changes to our processes.
If you need a change to be made so that you can make your application, you should :
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We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's .The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.
There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.