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Senior Programme Director

Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Public Sector
Croydon, London
£110,000 - £140,000
Expiry Date
One of the most complex Government Departments, the Home Office has a compelling and simple agenda: to keep our borders secure and our citizens safe. Around 30,000 dedicated, talented people manage a broad portfolio of critically important activity.

Job Description

You will have full responsibility as Programme lead for one of our most critically important, strategic, cross cutting projects. With a diverse range of multi-disciplinary senior stakeholders from across Whitehall, the Home Office and our commercial partners, you will have the opportunity to leave a lasting legacy on our nation awaits.



You will be a well rounded, commercially astute, collegiate programme delivery professional, you will have a proven track record of delivering high value (circa £100m+) wide ranging, business and IT change programmes in a complex, large-scale setting. You will bring practical experience of managing relationships with internal and external stakeholders at the most senior levels, together with the leadership skills needed to inspire and empower teams. Overall, you will be able to evidence the delivery of organisation-wide business transformation, from strategy to reality.

If you are excited by the prospect of joining the Senior Civil Service and making a real difference, we would love to hear from you.


See full list of essential criteria in the candidate information pack below.




• Learning and development tailored to your role

•An environment with flexible working options

• A culture encouraging inclusion and diversity

• A Civil Service pension


Things you need to know




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


Selection process details


Refer to the candidate information pack below.

Feedback will only be provided if you attend an interview or assessment.


Nationality requirements


Open to UK, Commonwealth and European Economic Area (EEA) and certain non EEA nationals. Further information on whether you are able to apply is available here.


Working for the Civil Service


The Civil Service Code sets out the standards of behaviour expected of civil servants.

We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition, as outlined in the Civil Service Commission's recruitment principles.


The Civil Service embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity. There is a guaranteed interview scheme (GIS) for candidates with disabilities who meet the minimum selection criteria.


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Contact point for applicants


Job contact :

Name :   Peter Buffoni or Matt Malone

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Telephone :   Peter on 07964 877654 or Matt on 0113 205 6063

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