Future Culture and Heritage Programme Manager



  • Location


  • Job type


  • Sector

    Local Government

  • Job ref


  • Expiry date

    04 July 2021

  • Client


Ref: GSi74666

The Culture and Heritage Service is radically changing through a transformation programme called Future Culture and Heritage. The aim is to develop one culture service, reducing service silos and ensuring staff have the skills, qualities and experiences required to deliver a dynamic culture service for the borough. This is the opportunity to position culture services at the heart of community recovery post Covid-19 and central to future growth and regeneration opportunities.  The Culture and Heritage Service currently consists of 5 individual services Libraries, Heritage, Music Service, Arts Commissioning and  Adult Education. The successful candidate will be an exceptional leader in change management, specifically someone who has: significant experience and a proven track record of achievement in leading and managing change in services such as Culture in a local authority or similar sector significant experience of leading through change, motivating staff and embedding new ways of working significant experience of working with HR and trade unions through a change management process excellent communication skills and experience of engaging with staff at a range of levels ability to adapt services to fit the Council’s transformational and leadership approach exceptional leadership skills.  Key deliverables for this role are:

  • To lead the Future Culture Programme
  • To keep the project to time, insuring the implementation of the new service delivery model in October 2021. 
  • To engage and communicate regularly with key stakeholders including Elected Members,

 This role will be for 3 months £500 per day.  If you would like to apply for this position, please submit an up to date copy of your CV that supports the criteria set out, as well as your contact details, availability.

How to Apply

To apply for this role, please submit an up to date copy of your CV, along with a Supporting Statement that addresses the criteria set out in the person specification, using examples to demonstrate how you meet the essential requirements. Please provide your home, work, mobile and email contact details and let us know of any dates when you are not available or where you may have difficulty with the indicative timetable. You should also provide the names, positions, organisations and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. If you do not wish us to approach your referees without your prior permission, please state this clearly.

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated email to confirm that you have applied. If you do not receive this email, please make contact with GatenbySanderson.


Anton Ramdhanie: 07384 253674