Job title: Programme Manager
Term: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum, + 30 days holiday + 8 bank holidays, flexible working hours or location, pension scheme (employer contribution 15%), life assurance, performance related bonus.
We are looking for a Programme Manager to manage a portfolio of projects at various stages of the project delivery lifecycle that impact multiple business areas; ensuring that competing priorities are effectively managed to result in successful delivery of the projects within agreed timescales, scope and budget.
You will lead a small team of project managers, business analysts and business product owners to ensure successful delivery of projects. You will be responsible for planning and designing programmes and projects, and proactively monitoring its progress, delivering projects within the agreed governance structure, timescales, scope and budget and tracking, and prioritising and resolving issues and managing risks throughout the delivery process.
Planning and designing programmes and projects, and proactively monitoring its progress.
Tracking, prioritising, and resolving issues and managing risks throughout the delivery process.
Delivering projects within the agreed governance structure, timescales, scope and budget.
Budget and resource forecasting and management for each project.
Defining the governance structure for each project.
Managing Third Party deliverables and relationships in line with contractual obligations.
Providing effective and timely reports to ensure stakeholders are kept up to date at all stages throughout the project lifecycle.
Managing stakeholder expectations and relationships.
Creating and maintaining effective relationships with Procurement, Legal, Finance, Risk, and IT to facilitate effective communications and delivery of the projects Lead on specific areas contributing to the development of the Change Function within the Change Management Team.
Knowledge and experience:
Significant experience of delivering business transformation and technology change.
Understanding what good design, development and testing looks like to enable robust discussions with technology resources and suppliers on the project.
Significant change management and leadership skills, and the ability to apply them to implement new systems and redesign work.
Experience of running senior stakeholder meetings e.g. Steering groups as well as workshops to facilitate an agreed decision/outcome.
Experience of commercial negotiations with suppliers to input into contracts for project delivery.
Experience of working in a complex corporate culture or rapidly growing business.
A background in financial services is desirable.
A background in financial services is desirable. Relevant qualifications such as PRINCE2, APMP, PMI, MSP