The Programmes and Resources Service is accountable for the effective management of the Authority’s assets (land, buildings, ICT equipment, and cash), the provision of high quality support services to our internal customers (health and safety, financial, facilities, ICT, GIS, performance/risk management and business/service planning) and for planning, deploying and managing our key commercial programmes.
In carrying out these tasks the Service is structured into four integrated sub teams as follows:
- Finance – the effective management of the Authority finances and governance processes responsible for the oversight of all current and longer term financial planning (capital and revenue). Also provides advice and coaching to all other services on finance and performance matters and management of Authority Insurance matters.
- ICT – the effective management of our ICT services (hardware, software) and future It strategy development. Also provides internal IT helpdesk services), the provision of “in-house” IT system development capability and the provision of high quality GIS support across the Authority.
- Programmes – the provision of programme leadership for the commercial development programme, including Brockhole and Coniston Boating Centre redevelopments and investing for our Future, the Greenside mine management plan and support for continuous business process improvement. It also provides Authority lead and co-ordination on Health & Safety, Project management and Business/Service planning matters.
- Property – the effective management and maintenance of the Authority property portfolio, including the management of all our leases and tenant relationships and our ongoing Property review programme. It als provides facilities services for our owned properties and the provision of expertise and leadership around carbon reduction