Policy and Programmes Manager (Zero Carbon)

Position Title: Policy and Programmes Manager (Zero Carbon)
Salary: Grade 11 £48,139 to £51,515 (Bar at £50,428) per annum 
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Hours: 35 hours per week
Work Location: Town Hall Extension, off Mount Street, City Centre, Manchester, M2 5DB
Closing Date: 02 August 2021
Reference: MCC382503/CS

This is a key lead role at the heart of delivery of Manchester City Council's Climate Change Action Plan having lead responsibility for the development and management of a substantial programme of activity which will support the Council and the city’s ambitions to be zero carbon by 2038 at the latest.

The successful candidate will:

• lead the City Council’s overall programme management approach to the delivery of the Council's Climate Change Action Plan 2020-25
• develop, manage and successfully deliver new funding partnerships with relevant local, regional and national partners including working with the Manchester Climate Change Agency and Partnership
• support the development of zero carbon strategies, research, projects and external commissions to support the delivery of priorities
• work with senior elected members, senior managers within the authority and senior representatives of partner organisations to ensure that the outputs of their work programmes are understood, disseminated and can support evidence-based decision making and collective action on the ground.

The successful candidate will have a proven track record of providing strategic direction and leadership to successfully deliver strategies, projects and programmes. They will also have experience of the zero carbon and climate change agenda as it relates to local government and our partners in a city context.

The role holder will manage a team of officers currently comprising 2 x Grade 9 Principal Resources & Programmes Officers, 1 x Grade 7 Resources & Programmes Officer and 1 x Grade 5 Resources & Programmes Assistant. They will also work in a leadership and coordination role with a wide range of senior colleagues across the City Council and with other public and private sector partners.

More details of our Zero Carbon 2038 objectives and our Climate Change Action Plan progress reports can be found at: www.manchester.gov.uk/zerocarbon

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