Job descriptionProgramme Manager
Length: 6 Months
Rate: £470.00 - £530.00 per day
Hours: 9am – 6pm
- This role will lead the delivery of the Digital Transformation Programme which is comprised of multiple projects, initiatives and work streams.
- This is a significant transformation to the company and directly sponsored by our client’s Exec.
Plan, Organise & Communicate: Develop and manage Programme timeline and schedule. Proactively anticipate impacts of the current and future Programme phases. Translate Programme plans into business speak ensuring clear communication with stakeholders.
Ownership and delegation: Empowers the project or workstream delivery leads to own delivery status, risk mitigation, issue resolution, CARM compliance and resourcing, with authority to make decisions at the respective Programme or project level.
Risk, Issue & Dependency Management: Anticipate Programme-level risks and issues, use problem solving and collaboration skills to mitigate risks and resolve issues. Work with stakeholder groups to identify dependencies and communicate risks and issues clearly to stakeholders at all levels as appropriate
Financial Management: Programme manager is accountable for end-to-end Programme financial planning and management. Financial management processes must be followed holding project managers to account with their financial management ensuring the Programme stays on track.
Own end to end delivery: Inspire and lead the team to deliver against the plan and timelines. Create collaboration across diverse team members with different individual styles and backgrounds. Hold project managers and stakeholders to account, having difficult and constructive conversations where they are required. Influence where needed to move the Programme forward.
Rigorous governance: Establish at the outset a clear & robust Programme governance model and use it to drive decisions, outcomes, engagement and management of stakeholders. Follow the company PACE methodology and work with Delivery Partners including Enterprise Architecture (EA), Analytics and Insights (A&I) and Information Management and Security (IM&S) to ensure project compliance in these high-risk areas.
Deliver business outcomes: Ensure stakeholders are engaged behind the outcomes. The team and stakeholders understand the agenda and are clear on what they need to do to deliver against it. Be resilient and resourceful, solve problems as they arise.
Manage Change: Understand the wider impact of Programme and change implementation. Gain sponsorship at the correct level to support Programme implementation. Collaborate with stakeholders to ensure there is an awareness of the need for change, desire to support the change, knowledge and ability to receive the change and that stakeholders have a plan to make the change stick and deliver the project benefits.
Vendor Management: Work with vendors and the company’s Procurement function to develop and deliver project solutions and ensure adherence to our client’s compliance standards.
- 10+ Year’s project delivery experience, ideally in large complex Digital / eCommerce related Projects & Programmes with multi-million-pound budget.
- Strong communication skills and used to work and influence at all levels of the organization.
- True leader and comfortable working in an ambiguous environment and under pressure.
- Agile certification