Programme Manager (Capital Projects)

Discipline: Major Projects
Job type: Permanent
Salary: £62,400
Contact email:
Job ref: 007722
Published: 16 days ago
Expiry date: 12 Jun 2024 12:00

We are looking for a Programme Manager to join the National Theatre Estates Capital Team.


The purpose of the role


This role is responsible for the end-to-end planning and delivery of a programme of projects across the NT Estate, varying in size and complexity, supporting best practice in project methodology and programme management.  The role works closely with the Estates Capital Projects team and internal stakeholders, to define and deliver project outcomes and benefits and to deliver these projects without adversely impacting day to day operations, in particular rehearsals and performances.


The successful candidate will have the following: 

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role, or equivalent role, of capital programme management and / or delivery of a varied and complex programme of projects.
  • Demonstrable experience of team management and leadership in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to take a strategic approach to the programme, and identify risk, opportunities, dependencies and recommend solutions, whilst maintaining an attention to detail to ensure the successful delivery of the programme.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to explain decisions in a clear manner, to senior management, Board, stakeholders, the project team, and end users.
  • A flexible, agile, and analytical approach to decision making, programme and delivery strategy, that supports the day-to-day business of the theatre whilst delivering the best outcomes for the programme.

If that sounds like you, this may be the role for you!


Download the Job Description here. 

Working with us will give you…

  • Complimentary staff tickets for shows, subject to availability and policy.

  • Discounts in the NT’s bars, cafes, restaurants, and bookshop, as well as in local businesses (from Wagamama to local childcare providers & gyms on and around the South Bank)

  • Access to interest-free season ticket loan and Cyclescheme partnership

  • Pension schemes with Legal & General and NEST

  • Sabbatical option, subject to agreement and policy

  • Generous sick pay

  • Family-friendly employer with supporting policies

  • Hybrid and flexible working, subject to agreement and policy

  • Training and Development Programme via e-learning platform, and specialist in-person training relating to role.

  • On-site Occupational Health and welfare support

  • Free-to-access Employee Assistance Programme, enabling counselling and mental wellbeing support, financial and legal advice, and advice on caring responsibilities.

  • On-site staff canteen and bar

  • Staff networks including Amplified: The Ethnically Diverse Network; Disability Staff Network; LGBTQ+ Network; Parents and Parents & Carers Network

  • The NT is also a member of Parents and Carers in the Performing Arts (PiPA)

Please note 


The closing date for the receipt of a completed application is  Wednesday 12th June 2024 at 12 noon.


We support and encourage people from a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skill sets to join us and help shape what we do. As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for our vacancies.


If you would like to speak to someone about any adjustments or have any questions you can email and we will be in touch with you to make the necessary arrangements.


People Department 2024