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Programme Manager - homeworking

Royal British Legion
£47,736 to £50,388 per annum
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

Job Details

Are you an experienced Programme Manager ready to take on new challenges and join our skilled and innovative Transformation team supporting work to help make a positive impact in the lives of our beneficiaries?  

With a growing number of strategic programmes, our Transformation Management Office (TMO) has recently embarked on a journey to expand as a function. We are seeking an experienced Programme Manager with proven track record in Programme Management, expectational leadership skills and a passion for delivering results.  

Together, the team in the TMO takes great pride in managing a diverse portfolio of programmes and projects. We work closely with our Executive team, as well as other senior leaders and colleagues across the charity, to provide expertise in project, programme and change management. 

Our strategy has teamwork at its heart. We want someone keen to become an integral part of the delivery and get out there to understand the RBL and make a difference to the lives of those who have served, and currently serve, to keep us safe and protect our way of life.  

The successful Programme Manager should be proficient and highly motivated to help shape and execute strategic initiatives, foster cross-functional collaboration, and drive successful project outcomes. Working with an experienced team you will be reporting into the Transformation Cluster Leader. 

Some of the key areas of responsibility are as follows: 

  • Develop and execute comprehensive Programme plans, outlining scope, goals and deliverables.
  • Establish and maintain open and transparent communication channels, providing updates on progress, challenges, and milestones.
  • Implement quality control measures to ensure Programme deliverables meet or exceed established standards.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify and mitigate against potential risks.
  • Lead and motivate cross-functional teams, fostering collaborate and productive working environment.  

Here at RBL, we aim to support our people and their wellbeing, with a package including generous paid holiday allowance and pension scheme contributions, and a range of optional benefits and discounts.

You will be expected to travel regularly in the course of your work including regularly to our London, Haig House, hub. You will be contracted to your home address, where you will be expected to work – using our collaboration tools – when not travelling.

For more detailed information about the role, please see our Vacancy Information Pack attached to our direct advert.

RBL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive organisation, reflecting the diversity of the armed forces community and of wider society. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and personal characteristics and aim to operate an inclusive recruitment process.

Interview Process:    will consist of two stages, to be held virtually on dates to be confirmed.   

First Stage: 1 hour assessment followed by 1 hour panel interview including competency and values based questions

Second Stage: A ‘meet the team’ session / panel interview

Successful candidates will be expected to visit our London Head Office ahead of start date to complete pre-employment screening.  

We may close this vacancy early if we believe we have enough strong applications to be able to successfully fill the role(s). Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.


You probably know us for our poppies and recognise our name but the day-to-day work we do to support the Armed Forces community might surprise you!

We’re the country’s largest Armed Forces charity. We help serving and ex-serving personnel, and their families, live fulfilling lives through a wide range of support and services.

We advocate and campaign to government on behalf of the Armed Forces community, as well as leading the nation in Remembrance to ensure their sacrifices are never forgotten.

We’re here for those who’ve served to defend our nation, its democratic freedoms and our way of life. To put it plainly, we’ve always got their backs, whatever stage of life they’re at.

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