Project / Programme Manager & Project / Programme Officer

Fullwood, Preston


Strategic Policy, Planning and Programme Manager - Scale 8 £34,728 - £38,890

Strategic Policy, Planning and Programme Officer - Scale 6 £23,398 - £27,668


36.25hpw Monday – Friday. A flexitime is in operation.

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is looking to recruit two Strategic Planning and Programme professionals. It is essential that candidates for both posts have a degree or professional or academic qualification in Project and Programme Management (PRINCE2 MSP P30).

The successful candidates must have considerable experience of working in a corporate policy function and developing a range of strategic policy documents.

The successful candidates will oversee multiple projects for the organisation. Their primary duties include setting programme goals, tasks, and timelines, reviewing progress and adjusting as necessary. The postholder will have an integral role influencing policy development and planning within Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) in relation to the development of high-level strategy and delivery documents

Applications are welcome from candidates who wish to apply for both posts.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon on 25 October 2021

We anticipate interviews to be held on w/c 15 November 2021

We offer free car parking, a Local Government Pension Scheme, access to workplace gym facilities and flexi-time. Partial remote working applicants would be considered, and candidates must be able to work from home and in the office during the current Pandemic as per government guidance.

For further information regarding these vacancies, please contact Tony Crook on 01772 866802

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service reserves the right to bring the closing date forward if sufficient applications are received prior to the date identified.

Diversity matters at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service – we want to attract the broadest range of people to work with us and the more diverse the workforce, the better able we are to serve our community. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief or age. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.