Programme Delivery Manager

Cheltenham Trade Park
£42,000 per annum
12 Oct 2017
31 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Training Programmes Delivery Manager NEW Role

QA delivers market leading learning services through four distinct business units, providing professional and IT training to private and public sector organisations, apprenticeships and higher education. We have won numerous awards for excellence, customer service and innovation. We are set apart by our scale, capability and customer centric approach that delivers real business return to our customers.
OUR Role
Our Training Programme Delivery Manager is a hands on, highly operational, client focused role. Responsible for the full lifecycle of a series of training programmes you will scope, plan and manage the successful delivery of large and complex programmes of training to young students across the UK. Working on behalf of one of QA's largest clients you will ultimately be responsible for ensuring that each programme achieves its objectives within agreed timescales and budget whilst ensuring that quality measures are continually adhered to.
With the ability to manage a small team, your ideal background will be within a senior training role perhaps within Service Delivery and or Training Projects as Senior Project Management experience is essential due to the complexity of the training programmes and, the scale of the role and the seniority of stakeholders you will engage with.
YOUR Experience
Senior Project Management experience is essential due to the complexity of the programmes, the scale of the role and the seniority of stakeholders you will engage with
Demonstrable experience of creating and delivering effective programme plans
Experience of the full training lifecycle including the design, development and delivery of large training programmes in a corporate or Government environment
Fully familiar with project lifecycle and methodologies and hold a Prince 2 Practitioner or similar industry recognised qualification
Experience of complex scheduling
Experience of resource management
Experience of effectively managing or mitigating against risk
Excellent document writing skills in a variety of styles, i.e. for SoW, project reports, marketing activities, newsletters
Proven ability of stakeholder management including building relationships and influencing senior people
This is a very hands on role and you must be willing to take task ownership or support others with tasks as necessary to ensure a successful outcome
You must be able and willing to work to tight deadlines in a demanding and fast paced environment
You must be able to respond quickly, adapt to and manage change.
You will be able to multi-task, prioritise and manage several work streams simultaneously
You will have experience of line management
You will be flexibility to travel as extensive travel may be required at key times

Application success is highly dependent on your willingness to go through DV Clearance
Some travel will be required also.

In return we offer an excellent remuneration package with company benefits and development opportunities to enable you to reach your full potential.

Skills Required
Full Life Cycle Training Delivery Knowledge
Project and Programme Management

Qualifications Required
Project Management Qualification Desirable

Training / Delivery / Education / Programme Management / Project Management