Metropolitan are a team of more than 1,300 colleagues working to provide affordable housing, care and support and community regeneration services.
At Metropolitan we have been very busy and successful in securing the opportunity to provide services to YOUR local community and we are on the hunt for some fresh talent to join our team and be instrumental in our success.
We are looking for a Programme Coordinator to join our team. You will be responsible for delivering operational reporting and planning to the Transformation team and related programmes through the maintenance of project plans and an overarching programme plan. The Programme Coordinator will monitor progress and identify programme level interdependencies and risks. This role will provide the skills and expertise to support successful project delivery and planning.
About the job:
Develop and maintain project and programme level plans alongside colleagues, providing support and challenge to ensure an effective work programme is in place for project delivery
Hold team members to account on time, cost, quality and benefits realisation
Work collaboratively with project managers and objective leads and other stakeholders to facilitate the creation of and management of plans and associated project documentation
Identify where dependencies exist and track / monitor these, highlighting risks and issues to the Head of Transformation
Monitor progress and assist project managers in the preparation of the update documents and periodic progress reporting, ensuring consistent standards are maintained
Manage stakeholder expectations and interests
Communicate clearly through a range of channels, recognising and adapting to stakeholder preferences
Manage your own continued professional development utilising available learning resources and opportunities and personal networks
Advanced IT skills - experience of Microsoft Project, Visio, databases, process mapping and Excel spreadsheets
Experience of project and programme planning
Ability to understand business systems and link this to process requirements
A pro-active, participative and flexible approach to problem solving, taking the initiative by evaluating, making suggestions and generating new ideas to improve processes
Good planning, organisation and prioritisation skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Ability to build and sustain working relationships with key stakeholders
Experience of full project lifecycle
An understanding of the social housing sector
Would make decisions regarding project and programme planning
Would be required to recommend appropriate planning options and solutions for realistic project delivery
**Shortlisting for this role will take place on 1st March**
**Interviews will take place on Tuesday 14th March**
What Metropolitan can offer you:
Metropolitan offers an excellent and unique Benefits package that can be adapted to suit each individual. We offer employees the opportunity to choose from a wide variety of benefits which includes options around Childcare Vouchers, Health and Wellbeing Programme, Employee Assistance and discounts with multiple retailers and many more. We also offer an impressive Pension Scheme and 25 days holiday, with the ability to buy and sell up to 5 days!