Top job! Programme Manager

  • Full time
  • £41,756 – £48,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th June 2019

  • Advertised from 11th June 2019
  • 35 hours per week. A fixed term contract for 1 year, with the possibility of extension.


The Citizens Advice network in Scotland is the largest independent advice service in the country. Citizens Advice Scotland is a charity within this network – we act as a national organisation supporting and representing the service as a whole and the interests of citizens.

We are looking for a highly motivated Programme Manager to join Citizens Advice Scotland to have direct responsibility and accountability for the delivery of multiple projects from inception through to the successful operational running. The full time post is being offered on a one year fixed term basis, with the possibility of extension.

The role includes identifying resources required, planning the work to realise the expected benefits as well as managing dependencies, workloads and timetables. As a part of the role you will co-ordinate the execution of work to help individuals deliver their part consistently and effectively, while establishing risks, contingency planning and formulating exit strategy processes.

The Programme Manager has also an element of oversight and co-ordination between the different projects and assists each team with project planning and management.

You will have a track record in successfully managing and delivering large-scale projects and/or programmes as well as have strong leadership and communication skills to work with cross functional teams to meet internal and external commitments. To be successful, you will also have an excellent knowledge of business processes, key trends and value drivers and the ability to use this knowledge to generate or influence new ideas to optimise effectiveness.

This role offers an exciting opportunity to work at the heart of supporting Scotland's largest independent advice network.

Employee benefits

Citizens Advice Scotland offers excellent terms and conditions, including a total of 40 days leave (including public holidays) and a pension scheme with an 8% employer contribution. We have a flexitime scheme which enables our employees to work flexibly in line with organisational requirements, and as an inclusive employer we are happy to consider other flexible working arrangements where appropriate.

Application notes

Closing date: Sunday, 30 June 2019, 5pm

Interviews: Monday, 22 July 2019

You can find all necessary forms below or on our website:

About the employer

Citizens Advice Scotland is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The Scottish Association of Citizens Advice Bureaux – Citizens Advice Scotland. Scottish charity (SC016637) and company limited by guarantee (89892)