IT Programme Manager

58.00 - 60.00 GBP Annual + GBP58 - GBP60/annum
06 Oct 2017
03 Nov 2017
Job Type
Contract Type
I have a requirement for an experienced Programme Manager.

You will be reponsible for the following

* Liaise and demonstrate influence with business users up to Group Board member level to gather requirements, advise of progress and agree decisions.
* Matrix manage large teams of IT, non IT and third party staff across multiple work streams. Resolve conflicts and propose workable solutions to issues as they arise. Negotiate for agreement and implement remedial action plans.
* Demonstrate a strong commercial understanding of project deliverables and manage the commercial benefit achievement as an integral part of projects.
* Define tolerances and negotiate with Project Boards to achieve signoff. Manage projects within those tolerances with a defined process for highlighting exceptions.
* Define and establish a consistent project framework that gives the business a continuity between projects and Project Managers
* Drive commercial negotiations to achieve project budget targets.
* Strong supplier management skills

Essential skills and experience:

* Strong business understanding.
* Logical approach to problem solving.
* Excellent organisational skills.
* General understanding of IT.
* Positive attitude with ability to drive decision making processes.
* Ability to prioritise activities with many complex factors considered.
* Ability to work under pressure.Experience of having managed multiple large projects.
* Experience of managing programs of work.
* Experience of matrix managing teams of up to 50 people.
* Line Management experience.
* Delivered Business Improvement programs.
* Managed projects with complex multi stage deliverables across multiple areas with business wide impacts

Experience managing outsource suppliers and their resource pools