Infrastructure Programme Manager - Group Infrastructure Transformation

Context Recruitment Limited
London, South East England
17 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Infrastructure Programme Manager

Exciting opportunity for a seasoned Infrastructure Programme Manager to deliver a major, strategic transformation of technology infrastructure across a large-scale multi-national Group company. The Infrastructure Programme Manager will lead the definition and delivery of change incorporating WAN, LAN, WiFi, Servers & Storage and End-User Computing.

This role forms an integral part of a wider, major transformation and convergence of the entire Group technology environment. Cross-programme collaboration is vital, along with the ability to understand the emerging group infrastructure strategy, enabling you to define the best implementation strategy that favours a stable, evolutionary approach over an aggressive short-term approach.


  • Detail the overall and specific business cases, employing your stakeholder engagement and diplomacy skills to develop buy in and agreement across the Group.
  • Plan and design the programmes governance, structure and constituent work streams or projects
  • Coordination of programme work streams, managing dependencies inside and outside of the programme
  • Management of budgets and monitoring of benefits realisation
  • Group wide stakeholder engagement, managing communications and engaging all stakeholders to maintain support for the programme and to help ensure benefits are realised
  • Management of programme and project scopes, whilst contributing to the development of emerging business cases where required
  • Hiring and direct line management of project teams
  • Progress reporting through governance groups, directly to sponsors and through engagement with stakeholders
  • Management of 3rd party providers
  • Management of Risks and Issues


  • Extensive experience of successful multi-million pound infrastructure programme delivery in complex (ideally Group) company structures
  • Extensive experience of delivering major technical programmes including Wide Area Networks (WAN), Local Area Networks (LAN), Wireless Networks (WiFi), End User Computing and Servers/storage.
  • A strong business acumen, with a strong understanding of Business Change, linking IT delivery to business outcomes
  • Formal project/programme training such as Prince2/PMP or similar
  • Extensive experience in programme budgetary management and resource planning
  • An exceptional eye for detail, with a proven ability to exercise control of complex programmes with multiple cross-organisational work streams.
  • Experience of delivering on time, within budget and to desired quality!
  • Exceptional stakeholder and leadership skills, able to lead a diverse international team

Permanent position paying up to £85,000 + car, bonus, pension and other valuable benefits

Central London based with travel required.