|Title||PMO Governance & Assurance Lead|
|Salary||£47,304 - £54,400|
|Number of Positions||1|
|Working Pattern||Full Time|
|Closing Date||28 Feb 2017|
Highways England is the new government company charged with driving forward our motorways and major A roads. Building on the successful 21 year heritage of the Highways Agency, we maintain and enhance the most important communications network in the country, the Strategic Roads Network. A network valued at just over £104 billion, which carries approximately one-third of all road traffic in England and nearly two-thirds of all heavy freight traffic.
We are responsible for modernising and maintaining the highways, running the network and keeping traffic moving. Over recent years investment in our highways has increased. This has led to advances in technology, such as smart motorways; enabling traffic to flow better. However even more is planned to be done.
Our vision is to be the world’s leading road operator which means that we need to become a high performing organisation. It's an exciting time to start a Highways England career. With £11 billion to invest in major road improvements over the next 5 years, there’s an opportunity for you to be part of something special.
For further information on Highways England, please visit our website: http://www.highways.gov.uk/highways-england/
Are you an outstanding communicator who has significant experience of implementing governance standards within a PMO or project environment? Do you have proven experience of maturing systems and processes to enhance delivery in a complex environment?
Highways England is seeking a credible and influential individual to drive up the governance and assurance standards and practices across the programme.
This is a terrific opportunity to put your stamp on something really worthwhile and become an integral part of our most prestigious projects. We offer a competitive salary, flexible working and a rewarding and dynamic working environment.
The Complex Infrastructure Programme was established in 2014 to create a focus within Highways England to grow the expertise and capability to deliver large and complex Projects. The Programme has a strong focus on growing expertise and capability through learning and developing best practice from across the Projects.
The Complex Infrastructure Programme is a £7-8bn Programme currently comprising of three Projects; the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon Improvement Scheme, which started construction in 2016 and the Lower Thames Crossing and A303 Stonehenge schemes, both of which are in their earlier options phase.
The governance and assurance of projects and programmes is a fundamental part of organisational design and management and, if carried out well, it provides both internal and external stakeholders and regulators greater confidence in overall delivery.
Working as part of the Programme PMO team, the post holder will be responsible for developing and leading the programmes governance and assurance standards. You will be required to work collaboratively with the Project teams and Portfolio Office to ensure effective planning and co-ordination of governance.
You will develop and mature a consistent approach to assurance management and reporting, as well as support the implementation of systems and process to help mature delivery across the programme.
The responsibilities of this role are:
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We are seeking an exceptional individual who is:
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