Programme Manager; Contract in London - £400-£450 pd, Digital

City of London
£400 - £450 per day + Depending on Experience
15 Nov 2013
13 Dec 2013
GON7891
Gemma O'Neill
IT
Contract
Full Time

My client is currently about to embark on an exciting Digital Transformation project.

My client is currently looking for a Programme Manager to join their Digital team and support this major transformation.

As the Programme Manager you will take responsibility for the implementation of a new booking system as well as the associated Change to Working Practices. You will deliver the programme to meet the agreed business requirements within time, cost and quality constraints, in an agile methodology.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the Programme Change Director to ensure that a business strategy/business case is developed in conjunction with the business and that the right level of business support is obtained
  • Design and implement a programme governance framework which, in turn, deliver the benefits and outcomes needed to meet the vision
  • Extensive stakeholder management & ensures key stakeholders remain appropriately informed of the programme's progress.
  • Work closely with all parties to manage the estimation efforts before work is started and turns those into achievable project plans.
  • Ensure robust financial management of the project in accordance with policies
  • Develop highly effective relationships with colleagues at all levels in the organisation to deliver the optimal solution
  • Ensures key stakeholders remain appropriately informed of the programme's progress.
  • Responsible for managing, developing and appraising the project team, ensuring teams are highly motivated & focused on delivery
  • Responsible for quality assuring the programme against the agreed quality assurance standards
  • Regularly review the progress of programmes to ensure effective management to the change of requirements, milestones, risks, etc. to improve the efficiency of resources

Key Skills, Knowledge & Experience:

  • Track record of successfully managing IT programmes/ projects through the full lifecycle with an ability to manage multiple stakeholders with varying objectives
  • Extensive Agile experience
  • Ability to challenge/influence business strategy/business case/requirements
  • Proactively reflects and challenges when results aren't being achieved and addresses areas requiring resolution Decisions as necessary to ensure successful delivery of the programme
  • Sign-off of programme/project plans and deliverables
  • Recommendation to Senior Management on system and business readiness
  • Experience in making decisions as necessary to ensure successful delivery of the programme
  • Sign-off of programme/project plans and deliverables
  • Be able to make confident recommendations to Senior Management on system and business readiness
  • Excellent track record of effective Change Management and Benefit realisation within business units which are engrained in current working practices.

This is a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join a fantastic Charity. If you think you are the right Programme Manager for this role please apply or do not hesitate to contact me on 0207 928 25258 - gemma.oneill@welovesalt.com