Head of Governance & Assurance

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Head of Governance & Assurance

Job ID: LW-13891
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Access to Birmingham, Bedford, or Manchester
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1 week ago
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59,000-68,000 + excellent benefits package
Utilities Infrastructure

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A major infrastructure developer is looking for a Head of Governance and Assurance to be responsible for leadership and direction across all Major Projects Directorate (MPD) Governance and Assurance standards, processes, and practices.  Working across all project teams / divisions you will be supporting learning and embedding new approaches that drives efficiencies in delivery of MP projects and programmes.  The key is to build a strong, collaborative environment with key stakeholders and customers, to maximise all opportunities for ‘smarter’ working. The ideal candidate will have experience of a recognised Programme and Project framework such as P30 and the ability and gravitas to work in a political or sensitive environment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Directing and leading development of the MP information and document management services.
  • Leading on assuring business change governance ensure securing benefits for the business.
  • Driving delivery of a service for projects/programmes entering the capital portfolio
  • Leading on independent reviews that outcomes are consistent and accurate
  • Leading and directing Scope and Deliverables of the Programmatic Approach and Framework
  • Leading all aspects of the Pilot Programme Control Framework, including communicating core delivery, governance, and assurance processes in support of capital programme delivery.
  • Providing independent, objective assurance to the whole business.
  • Provide robust Management Case information supporting investment decisions.
  • Lead Client Correspondence & Legislative Assurance team including parliamentary questions, adjournment debates & ministerial correspondence.
  • Set strategy on how to document and use information and data to feed Knowledge share
  • Driving the integration of the Delivery Services across the three locations

Skills & experience required:

  • Demonstrable evidence of leading in a complex customer facing delivery or capital infrastructure organisation.
  • Experience of a recognised Programme and Project framework approach such as Managing Successful Programmes [MSP], P30 Portfolio, Programme & Project or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable experience of leading people to successful delivery of a programme of complex and/or high-risk projects, and/or high profile / high risk services
  • Evidence of working successfully to provide challenge, scrutiny and influence Programmes, Projects and Project managers both in and out of the immediate team.
  • Evidence of successful engagement with internal and external clients and stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively in a political or sensitive environment.

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