Programme Manager, Business Focused Projects, Global Software Company - Agile - £650 PD

Recruiter
INTEC SELECT LIMITED
Location
Englefield
Posted
11 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Programme Manager, Business Focused Projects, Global Software Company - Agile - £650 PD

Reading / London

Our client is a global software company who are passionate about products and technology. Due to their continued success they are looking for an outstanding Programme Manager to manage a portfolio of innovative business focused change projects throughout 2018.

Requirements of the Programme Manager

  • To ensure the programme/portfolio scope is well defined, risks identified and mitigated, resources identified, and preparatory work completed.
  • Help manage risks and issues throughout the life of the programme. Plan and take mitigating action when necessary and escalate as appropriate.
  • Work collaboratively to design and manage a realistic project plan within the programme master plan, revising forecasts where necessary.
  • Help to manage stakeholders from team members through to senior managers making sure there is buy-in, minimising road-blocks, and ensuring continued commitment.
  • Regularly report on status with an accurate and current update on progress and a new forecast of the programme.
  • Help to guiding IT colleagues, project managers and other staff with respect to the above.
  • Provide informal feedback on the implementation capabilities and capacity and by showcasing best practice, enhancing the skills and processes of our people.
  • Preparing input into post-implementation review.

Requirements of Programme Manager

  • Successfully delivered a portfolio encompassing of multiple delivery projects.
  • Ownership of project and programme change activities.
  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Knowledge or experience of planning and implementing technologies using Agile development processes.
  • Demonstrable ability to deliver high quality products to sometimes challenging timescales.
  • Organised, delivery focused and analytical.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Although this role will be managing a team of Project Managers on occasion the Programme Manager may personally deliver a project as required.

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