Strategic Programme Manager

We are seeking an experienced programme manager who is passionate about church growth to manage our strategic programme of nationally funded projects.  If you have substantial experience of managing programmes and projects in a complex environment with a diverse range of stakeholders and can apply that experience in a church context, we would love to hear from you.

The Church of England Diocese of Winchester is committed to supporting the flourishing of our parishes and worshipping communities as they seek to serve, disciple, evangelise and pastor the people of our diocese. In recent years we have undertaken a programme of strategic projects to help build and grow sustainable mission and ministry across the diverse and changing population we serve. These include, creative approaches to growing rural benefices, evangelism to students, church plants and resource churches.

The role of Strategic Programme Manager will be fundamental in delivering this exciting programme of work, and future projects being developed.

Salary SP21 £58,981 per annum for 35 hours per week on a permanent basis. Some flexibility in number and delivery of working hours will be considered. We offer 25 days annual leave plus 8 bank holiday days per annum. Additional benefit of Employer contribution of 15% of basic annual salary into our pension scheme.

To express your interest in this role please submit your CV and a covering letter explaining why this role is of interest to you and why you want to work for the Church of England to: or by attaching your documents via the Apply Now button.

For an informal discussion about this opportunity, please contact Phil Gallagher (Consultant Strategic Programme Manager):

Closing date: Thursday 20 April 2023 at Midday

Interviews: Thursday 11 May 2023

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