Joint Services Collaboration Programme Manager


Contract: Permanent

Salary: Grade 9 (£35,229 – £38,052)


Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week

Work Pattern: Flexi Time


Location: Command Headquarters, Eyre Street


An opportunity has arisen within our Information, Governance and Projects section for a Joint Services Collaboration Programme Manager, based at Command Headquarters in Sheffield.

The overall purpose of the role will be to manage collaborative activity and associated programme and project work on behalf of the Senior Management Team. The Collaboration Programme Manager has a high-level of job responsibility and serves as a mediator between Senior Officers, Business Leads, Project Managers and numerous staff members engaged in the delivery of the established Police and Fire Collaboration Programme and emerging collaboration programmes across the Yorkshire and Humber Region.

To be considered for this role you will have previous experience of working with the public sector and blue light collaborations locally and regionally. Knowledge of project and programme management mechanisms is essential. The ability to plan, monitor and control programmes is essential. It is desirable that you have knowledge of SYFR directorates and teams and awareness of our local and regional blue light partners.

You must possess vocational experience of project management to PRINCE2 standard. A full UK driving licence. Maths GCSE grade A-C or equivalent.

The key duties will include being responsible for, on behalf of the Senior Responsible Officer (SRO) the successful delivery of the collaboration programme(s), co-ordination of the programme’s projects and management of their interdependencies.

You will be able to demonstrate experience of working in an accurate and efficient manner to tight deadlines within the project and programme context. You will also have experience of working with mixed project teams from different organisations and experience of reporting at board level and to senior officers.

For more information about the role contact Station Manager Paul Heffernan on 07770597198.

A job description and person specification can be downloaded here. An application form for the role can be obtained here or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 1700hrs hours on Friday 24th August 2018

 Interviews dates are yet to be scheduled but are likely to be held on Friday 7th September 2018

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

This content was last updated on August 07th, 2018