Programme Manager

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Gloucestershire
Salary
Competitive
Posted
24 Nov 2016
Closes
22 Dec 2016
Sectors
IT
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, a dynamic national organisation is currently seeking an experienced Programme Manager to join their Gloucestershire operation on a full time permanent basis. This is a fantastic opportunity to build upon previous experience whilst also developing professionally within an exciting and dynamic environment.

As a Programme Manager, your primary duties would involve taking responsibility for the delivery of key strategic programmes to support the business priorities. You will lead a team of Project Managers and Business Analysts throughout the full programme lifecycle; working with the PMO and stakeholders to understand the pipeline of change.

Other duties and responsibilities include:
??? Establish a programme of activity to deliver the business objectives
??? Line management of a project team - coaching and developing to increase business capability in change management
??? Develop defined plans aligned to delivery of benefits tracking delivery in terms of timeliness and quality
??? Work closely with Operation teams to ensure readiness for change including a user acceptance test (UAT)
??? Work with operational managers and their teams to engage staff in change and effectively communicate progress
??? Establish and run steering groups to inform key senior stakeholders and manage risks
??? Work closely with the PMO to escalate portfolio impacting issues or key dependencies
??? Actively engage with and personally deliver aspects of project as required

Skills and knowledge:
??? Proven, hands-on experience in a Programme Management role or similar related role
??? Prince 2/APMP qualified
??? Proven success in delivering projects on time and within budget
??? Proven experience in applying structured methodologies to change management activities
??? Ability to work within a multidisciplinary team and manage a complex personal workload
??? Ability to understand and resolve complex issues
??? Strong analytical skills
??? Self-motivated, tenacious approach to managing change
??? Excellent stakeholder management skills
??? Strong commercial acumen
??? Experience of developing UAT approach ideal
??? Experience of managing SAP change ideal

This is a permanent role working Monday to Friday. If you feel this could be the opportunity for you, apply directly or alternatively you can contact us directly on the office number (Apply online only)

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