Our aim is for everyone in the National Church Institutions (NCIs) to feel that they belong, and are valued for who they are and what they contribute. Together, our people contribute in different ways towards our common purpose, whichever NCI they work in and whatever their background.
The Vision and Strategy team has been established to support the whole Church in its embrace of, and engagement with the national Vision and Strategy for the Church for the 2020s which has three strategic priorities: missionary disciples, younger and more diverse, and mixed ecology.
The team is also the lead owner of the strategy within the NCIs, and therefore responsible for ensuring that the work of other teams within the NCIs is aligned to the strategy and helps to ensure its delivery across the Church.
As Programme Office Manager, you will play a vital role leading the Programme Management Office of the Emerging Church of England programme.
Working closely with the Programme Director, you will ensure the smooth running of a major national change programme, staff a senior group of Bishops and Trustees, and lead dedicated programme sub-projects. You will also line manage the Executive Programme Administrator, guiding their work and encouraging their development.
This role is essential to the success of major changes going on within the Church and your efficient, proactive workstyle and excellent communication and organisational skills will be key to your success both within the team and individually.
We are taking a flexible approach to work, with many colleagues opting for a hybrid approach to their working week, with a mixture of home and office-based working. Further details will be discussed at interview.
The Church of England is for everyone, and we want to reflect the diversity of the community the Church serves across the whole country. Therefore, while of course we welcome all applications from interested and suitably experienced people, we would particularly welcome applicants from UK Minority Ethnic Backgrounds.
We would like to hear from you if you have the ability, motivation and commitment to give to this opportunity, together with the essential requirements below.
This post is offered on a secondment/fixed term contract expected to last for 15 months.
An early application is encouraged, as interviews will be arranged flexibly and applications will be reviewed as submitted.
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We offer a unique environment with opportunities for continuous learning, generous annual leave for work life balance, season ticket loans and a range of benefits including discounted entry to attractions and what we feel is a market leading package when it comes to our pension scheme.
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