Programme Manager (Software, Agile)

Ampersand Consulting
Bedfordshire, UK
29 Jul 2019
11 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira)

A leading UK provider of cutting-edge IT services and solutions are looking to hire a talented contract Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira) to be based in Bedford.
The successful Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira) will work on a large-scale software upgrade project on a product currently used in multiple countries.

Responsibilities for the Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira):

Develop an effective relationship with all internal and external stakeholders, e.g. suppliers, customers and other business areas
Work closely with internal technical teams to ensure that customer requirements are being met
Responsible for delivery of workstream and Sponsors vision
Owning the outcomes of and managing the day to day delivery of activities and workstream deliverables
Leading a team of SMEs and suppliers to define and deliver the technology and MI solution
Accountable for the identification and management of project risk and issues along with mitigation and/or workarounds. Escalating risks and issues, with mitigations to the Prog Manager when outside of agreed tolerances
Responsible for delivery of all key milestones, to accepted levels, in line with forecasted milestones

Experience for the Programme Manager (Software, Agile, Prince2, MSP, Jira):

Extensive senior Project Management experience is a must, alternatively senior Development/Programme management capabilities experience
Must have delivered large scale technology projects within complex, multi-faceted system environments for large organisations
Excellent understanding of best practice methodologies (Agile, PRINCE 2, MSP, JIRA, Sprint and Scrum Master).
Must have successfully delivered software projects involving third party suppliers (on either side of the relationship) within complex organisations
A hands-on manager that can motivate, organise and task set for a team of BAU PMs
The ideal candidate will be technically savvy but wouldn't regard themselves as a Technical PM

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