Programme Manager – Youth Offending (This post is currently restricted to internal employees and agency workers of Lewisham Council only)

Project Management
London Borough of Lewisham

Job Ref: COM-19-028
Job type: Full-time 35 hours
Closing date: 20 October 2019
Contract Type: Permanent
Salary: £53,133 - £55,233 pa (PO8)

The role

Co-located within the Policy, Service Design and Analysis Hub, the postholder will play a key role supporting partnership development and improvement projects in the Youth Offending Service and across the Public Protection and Safety Division.



Laurence House, Catford, SE6 4RU


What we’re looking for


Lewisham’s Policy, Service Design and Analysis Hub provides corporate assurance to the Council’s democratic and officer-level decision-making processes. To achieve this, the Hub develops and designs policy and performance management frameworks, drives improvement activity and monitors adherence to statutory, regulatory and corporate standards

We are now looking to appoint a dynamic, energetic and enthusiastic individual to be co-located in our team, whilst working to the Public Protection and Safety Division. This is a unique opportunity to undertake a varied role to provide project leadership and drive service improvement working in tandem with key local stakeholders such as the Police, Health Service and Probation Service.

As part of the role, you will lead on research, analysis, policy development and bid-writing for the Youth Offending Service. Co-ordinating a multi-agency partnership board, you will deliver innovative redesign initiatives and develop integrated and joined-up approaches to service delivery.

To fulfil the requirements of this role, you will need experience of devising and implementing credible solutions to complex problems. You will also need a comprehensive understanding of service improvement as well as experience of multi-agency partnership engagement. In addition, you will need a strong track record of managing and delivering successful projects and the ability to build strong and productive relationships.

The successful applicant will be disciplined, committed and dedicated with the enthusiasm to transform the way local government and public services work.


In return, we’ll offer excellent development opportunities, plus a range of benefits that includes a career average pension scheme, flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference to our local community.

Salary details


£53,133 - £55,233 pa (PO8)


Further information


For an informal discussion, please contact Paul Aladenika on 0208 314 7148

Lewisham Borough Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share in this commitment.

We value diversity and welcome applications from all backgrounds.


For full job description and person specification, and to apply please click on the links below.

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Closing date


Sunday 20 October 2019, 11:59pm

The Council reserves the right to close adverts early if there is a large response.

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