Programme Manager

Capita Home Office
Croydon, UK
11 Jun 2019
18 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
**If you have the appetite to work on issues that directly impact the public and have the drive and determination to play a critical role in enabling change, then read on!**

Why Join the Home Office?
This role is an exciting opportunity for a dynamic and innovative person to be at the forefront of change in one of the great Departments of State. We are delivering significant transformation in order to continue keeping our citizens safe and our country secure. New technology and the fast evolving nature of the threats we face mean we must adapt, and adapt fast, and with the UK leaving the EU, the need for change is greater than ever.
About Capita
At Capita, we support clients across a range of sectors, including local Government, central Government, education, transport, health, life and pensions, insurance and other private sector organisations. We support with expertise applied by the talent across our business in combination with technology, insight and analytics to keep our clients ahead of change, sharper than competitors and more efficient than ever - and we always need new talent to help us achieve our goals.

We are currently recruiting for interesting and exciting positions at the Home Office. The Home Office keeps the UK secure and prosperous; protects its citizens, residents and visitors and their property; and upholds rights, liberties and the rule of law. Leading on immigration and passports, drugs policy, crime and fire policy, counter-terrorism and work to ensure visible, responsive and accountable policing in the UK.

Summary of work to be carried out:

*Develop the plan to deliver new network services for Home Office programmes and projects.
*Complete Project Plans, and programme plans.
*Manage a team of specialist network engineers to deliver new network services and ensure integration with existing estate.
*Produce Project RAID - Risk, Assumptions, Issues and Dependency logs.
*Assess and prioritise delivery plan with team resources.
*Deliver network projects and ensure smooth handover into operational service support.

Key Outcome & Deliverables:
*Knowledge of Project Management principles.
*Hands-On experience of managing government network projects.
*Knowledge of producing Plans in MSP, Project Resource Management, RAIDs.
*Experience in building and leading diverse teams of skilled people.
*Background in delivering technical projects involving network technologies in a public sector environment.
*Ability to co-ordinate project deliver with other teams and suppliers Understanding of Government network standards and policies.
*Experience working in Government or large and highly regulated environments.
*Experience working in a complex organisation including working directly with a variety and range of non-technical stakeholders.
*Experience in managing major Network engineering and transformation projects.
*Experience of project management of +1M investment.
*PRINCE2 and MSP or equivalent project management qualification.
*Delivery of projects into private and public cloud environments.
*Delivering complex network or data centre projects and working with technical engineering staff.
*Understanding of Service Management and ITIL.
*Broad understanding of Government Security Policy Framework.
Has a technical delivery background ideally networking and infrastructure able to demonstrate previous roles working in technical engineering or service management positions.

Travel: -Home Office offices in Manchester
(Up to twice a month).
-Home Office offices in Liverpool
-Home Office offices in Southport

Although this role is advertised as full-time, we are happy to promote part-time patterns and flexible working arrangements. Please speak to the Recruiter is this is applicable to you.

Please note successful applicants will be expected to go through vetting and Security Clearance.

We look forward to hearing from you and wish you the very best of luck with your application.

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