Heads of Change and Programme Management

National Crime Agency.
London (Greater)
27 Nov 2018
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The Change Directorate is responsible for managing the design, delivery and implementation of a wide portfolio of transformation activity across the NCA and with partners. Within our directorate, we have responsibility for the agency’s portfolio and programme office, programme delivery across technology and operations, enterprise design, external programme liaison and business change. This is a really interesting time to join the agency at a significant time of change and growth. The leadership roles are focused on coordinating the delivery of exciting and challenging programmes of key capabilities which enhance how we tackle serious and organised crime.

The Head of Programme Delivery (IT Sustainment) role is primarily responsible for the successful delivery of interdependent projects and the associated IT Sustainment. This role is also responsible for the establishment of appropriate governance and assurance, development of Business Cases, managing risks and issues, monitoring progress and ensuring the business readiness for change.

The main responsibilities of the Head of Business Design involve leading and directing departmental teams in the creation, maintenance and management of design and architecture across business and technology. Alongside providing design expertise and leadership to develop capabilities to achieve the NCA’s strategic objectives, this role also involves leading the development and implementation of a strategic framework and design gate process, including engagement with the senior leadership in the delivery of an effective and efficient design and architecture function.

The Deputy Lead for Transformation/Head of External Programme Liaison primary responsibilities are to perform as Deputy Lead for Transformation whilst offering support on senior leadership change in management of the overall Transformation Portfolio. Jobholders will also be leading on external programme liaison to influence the scope of NCA Programmes and to maximise the alignment between the capabilities delivered from the portfolio/programmes and those of wider government and law enforcement.

The ideal candidate will have proven experience of successfully managing medium-complexity programmes or projects with demonstrable ability to lead and deliver financial approvals including working with commercial and finance colleagues. They will also have experience of leading technical programmes and applying best practice in relation to, tools, techniques and associated methodologies and/or design architecture

Successful candidates must meet the security requirements before they can be appointed. The level of security needed is security check enhanced.

In order to help potential applicants learn more about the National Crime Agency, and what we do, we will be hosting a number of open evenings at our sites in London and Warrington. You will have the opportunity to hear from some of our senior leadership team, as well as meeting some of our officers already working at Grade 1 level from across our business.
The events will be held in the evening of:

• 4th December in London
• 6th December in Warrington

You can reserve a space at these events by emailing nca-scs1recruitment.grs@cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Places at each event are limited, so please confirm your place by Wednesday 28th November 2018.

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