Sue Sykes

Title: Assistant Director - Programme and Performance Unit

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
Sheffield City Region Executive Team
11 Broad Street West
S1 2BQ

Additional Information

Assistant Director Programme and Performance Unit Scope and Responsibilities;


Constitution and Procedures

·       Develop / review MCA contract and procurement procedures

·       Develop MCA contract management register

·       (With Monitoring Officer and delegate) develop appropriate funding agreements


Governance and compliance

·       Reporting to SLT, MCA, LEP, Audit and Scrutiny

·       Reporting to national government

·       Compliance with SAF governance requirements


Programme and Contract Management

·       Develop and monitor the MCA Programme Management Framework

·       Develop benefits realisation strategy

·       Own the MCA Single Assurance Framework

·       Lead MCA Programme and Performance Office

·       Manage the pipeline of MCA programme investments

·       Produce and issue SYMCA funding agreements for all programme and service areas

·       Maintain records including register of contracts / contract variations, audit files

·       Contract Compliance including submission of financial claims and performance data

·       Relationship management with contractors

·       Risk management


Performance Management

·       Commission intelligent IT performance management systems

·       Lead reporting to MCA, LEP and national government

·       Risk Management, including lead change management and all programme risks,

·       Develop and produce data dashboards by theme and geography



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