Senior Programme Assurance Manager - (Part Time - Job Share)

London (Greater)
£35,544 Per Annum
22 Apr 2021
02 May 2021
Part Time
Contract Type

Who we are

London Legacy Development Corporation (LLDC) is the organisation that the Mayor of London has set up to drive the regeneration of the area of east London around Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. 

This means that we do many different things, from building new homes, schools, universities, cultural institutions and business premises; to managing a beautiful Park and fantastic sporting venues; to running community events and sports programmes. 

To do all this we work with our wider family and use our shared resources across our group.  Your role will therefore be central to our mission as an organisation as well as the other group organisations.

We are making Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park and the vibrant communities surrounding into an attractive and inspiring place where people come together to achieve great things; a place where local talent is celebrated and the benefits of regeneration can be shared by all; and a place that attracts investment, improving local lives as well as driving national economic growth. 

More than 34 million people have visited Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park since it reopened after the 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games. An additional 40,000 jobs are expected to be created on the park by 2025, plus 33,000 new homes in the wider Stratford area by 2036, including the London Legacy Development Corporation’s developments at Chobham Manor, East Wick, Sweetwater, Pudding Mill, Bridgewater, Stratford Waterfront, Rick Roberts Way and Hackney Wick. 

The London Legacy Development Corporation is also entering into an exciting period with the construction of the East Bank project – a new powerhouse of culture, education, innovation and growth – which will create sites at Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park for Sadler’s Wells, BBC Music and the V&A as well as UAL's London College of Fashion and University College London. 

What we are looking for

We are looking for an experienced and exceptional Senior Programme Assurance Manager to job share this role, which provides corporate and East Bank programme-wide assurance to the LLDC Executive Management Team and external stakeholders.  This includes leading the production of the East Bank programme and assurance reporting; management of the East Bank change control process; management of the East Bank third line assurance provider; leading on LLDC corporate reporting; and management of the corporate Deep Dive Review programme.

Working in partnership with other members of the Finance, Commercial and Corporate Services directorate, the Senior Project Assurance Manager will:

  • Lead on the East Bank programme-wide assurance analysis and reporting to provide a focused East Bank programme wide assurance report for the East Bank Risk and Assurance Board and the programme-wide report for the East Bank Programme Board.
  • Lead the East Bank Change Control process and ensure that the management of the process is effectively delivered by the support officers in the PMO team.
  • Manage the client relationship with the independent third line assurance provider for the East Bank and the relationships with stakeholders during assurance reviews. Own and update the East Bank assurance strategy and assurance framework.
  • Lead on the corporate wide assurance analysis and reporting and manage the client relationship with the supplier of the corporate-wide reporting tool.
  • Lead on developing and delivering the LLDC Corporate Deep Dive Review programme.

Who we are looking for

For this opportunity we would be looking for someone with demonstrable assurance experience in a complex multi-disciplinary environment and in implementing the principles and concepts of assurance, programme or project management or risk management in a similar role.  Experience of working in, or for, public sector bodies is desirable and an understanding of the governance principles and legal framework that the Legacy Corporation operates within would be advantageous.

Skills and Abilities

We are looking for a strong team player for this post someone who is approachable with the ability to maintain positive working relationships when dealing with internal and external stakeholders at all levels.  Excellent organisational skills and the ability to multi-task is essential, as you will be required to organise your own workload and coordinate the work of others to meet deadlines when required. 

If you would like the opportunity to work on this exciting project and you have the passion and commitment to pro-actively drive our Programme Assurance forward then we look forward to hearing from you.

If you would like to discuss this role further or have any questions please contact the HR team on 0203 288 1800 or

** At LLDC we appreciate that you may want a flexible approach to working, it’s about giving our employees the opportunity to be adaptable and embrace new ways of working to improve our productivity and performance. This role will be considered for flexible working if required, which could be, for example, job share, part time hours, home working or compressed hours.

We especially welcome applications from underrepresented groups. **

To find out more about this role please download a copy of our recruitment pack and hit “Apply Now”

The closing date for applications is Sunday 2nd May 2021 at 8pm.

This role will consist of a one stage interview process. 

Currently we are facilitating interviews via MS Teams video call.  The details of this process or other options will be discussed at invite stage.


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