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Programme Manager

Job Description

Join a Central Government department as a Programme Manager to develop and clearance of the business case with project leads and SMEs.

Your main responsibilities will be to: 
  • Develop and clearance of the business case with project leads and SMEs
  • Identify and manage stakeholder relationships and highlight need for senior level support 
  • Provide direction and guidance on development to team and more broadly across departmental profession
  • Secures resources and directs planning scheduling, resourcing and estimating for complex and large scale programmes
  • Oversee risk and issue management. Ensures mitigations are in place and resolved through ne-gotiated agreement
  • Ensure realisation of benefits for customers through planning and designing and that project outputs meet programme requirements.
  • Maintain overall integrity and coherence of programme and governance framework to support each project. Plan programme assurance activities.
  • Cascade vision and translate into delivery objectives for the team. Lead the programme to deliver the business case benefits and outcomes.
  • Work with project leads and business as usual to ensure dependencies are actively managed, act as an arbiter and enforcer and resolve issues between the various elements of the programme.

You’ll have:
  • A strong desire to deliver outputs for strategic, digital and business change projects
  • Existing knowledge of best practice in the delivery of projects and programmes
  • The ability to lead, influence and motivate an extensive team to deliver exploitable programme outcomes
  • The ability to manage and influence stakeholders to ensure programme success
  • The ability to interpret strategic intent to others in a manner that is clear and actionable
  • Experience of delivering of tasks, projects or programmes to time cost and quality
  • Programme Management Experience
  • Financial Management experience
  • The ability to trouble shoot and find effective solutions for the business
  • Risk Management experience
  • Experience anaging complex customer relationships.
  • The ability to demonstrate management and implementation of process change