Programme Manager

  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Profession: Programme & Project Management
  • Location: Northampton
  • Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

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Programme Manager, Continuous Improvement & Transformation

Location: Northampton

(Occasional visits to other St Andrew’s sites may be required)

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 depending on experience

12 month fixed term contract 


Are you a dynamic, ambitious and creative individual?  Do you have the ability to lead demonstrable, impactful action on the ground through building strong relationships and providing practical support to help transformation happen? 

As part of our charity wide change programme, we have a further opportunity  for an experienced Programme Manager to join our Continuous Improvement and Transformation team, where you will lead the delivery of transformational change to assist the Charity in the delivery of its strategic aims and objectives. 

You can achieve more at St Andrew’s Healthcare

A top 20 UK charity, St Andrew’s is a unique provider of specialist care and treatment for those with complex mental health needs.   We aspire to work together with patients and carers to ensure that our patients get the best possible outcomes, in terms of their mental, physical and spiritual needs.   Our independence means we can always put patients’ interests at the heart of decision making, while re-investing surpluses in frontline services to ensure our patients consistently get the best possible outcomes and local teams gain more control and responsibility. 

You’ll find a welcoming, inclusive culture here, inspired by the shared values of our team. Everyone has their part to play in the amazing work we do – you’ll have every opportunity to get what you want from your career.

The role

Leading and managing Strategic Programmes of delivery from initial set-up through to the delivery of capabilities and realisation of benefits, the Programme Manager will have responsibility for:

  • Meeting the needs of our customers by building responsive and positive relationships
  • Design and delivery of strategic aligned Programmes
  • Coaching and facilitation to establish Programme vision, blueprint and delivery documentation
  • Budget management across the programme
  • Benefit realisation and tracking
  • Programme assurance and risk management
  • Working with our IPUs to maximise service quality and effectiveness through continuous improvement
  • Contributing to the delivery of the Charity’s strategic aims and objectives

About you

You will be an experienced Programme Manager with significant experience in delivering transformational change.  Ideally from an NHS or Healthcare sector background, you’ll hold formal Programme Management qualifications, and have a strong track record in the management of Programmes that deliver large scale change within complex organisations, delivering benefits linked to strategic objectives.   


You will have the moral courage and integrity to challenge the status quo and improve care quality.  You will have a strong history of innovation, and the communication and influencing skills to engage with senior internal stakeholders.



We offer an excellent benefits package including 38 days holiday, car lease scheme, cycle to work scheme,  free parking , access to vocational qualifications and much more...


If this sounds like you then we’d love you to apply here.

If you have appled previously, you do not need to re-submit your application.


Closing date:  31st August 2019

 Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an initial telephone interview