Programme Manager - Data Centre Migration

Antrim, UK
21 Jul 2019
27 Jul 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Become a Programme Manager with IT & Networks in Belfast for a 18 month Fixed Term Contract:

We are seeking a Programme Manager to join our team to be responsible for the planning, structuring, leading and direction of a divisional programme of work, a programme of interrelated projects or a large project with major sub-projects

To be working on a large data centre migration programme. Based in Belfast with some travel involved. Also, some home working possible.

You will also manage senior stakeholders in industry and lead strategic approaches to risk, dependencies and change.

What you will do:

Plan, direct, and co-ordinate activities to manage and implement interrelated projects from contract/proposal initiation to final operational stage; plan, schedule, monitor, and report on activities related to the programme
Lead the programme team(s) in determining business requirements and translating requirements into operational plans
Determine, monitor, and review all programme economics to include programme costs, operational budgets, staffing requirements, programme resources, and programme risk
Ensure that programme is managed to realise business benefits and that programme management is informed by an awareness of current technical developments
Accountable for the delivery of your programmesYour experience will include:

Hands on delivery leadership experience with large scale complex programmes
Strong experience of managing data migration programmes
Absorbs complex technical information and communicates effectively at all levels to both technical and non-technical audiences.
Assesses and evaluates risk. Understands the implications of new technologies.
Demonstrates clear leadership and the ability to influence and persuade.
Has a broad understanding of all aspects of IT and deep understanding of own specialism(s).
Understands and communicates the role and impact of IT in the employing organisation and promotes compliance with relevant legislation.
Takes the initiative to keep both own and subordinates' skills up to date and to maintain an awareness of developments in the IT industry.
Has proven project management and leadership skills, and a good knowledge of business analysis
Has strong planning, communication and presentation skills, and is proficient in project quality management
Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of projects from initiation through to implementation
Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the preparation and monitoring of budgets to minimise costs and ensure cost-effectiveness
Principles, methods, techniques and tools for the effective management of a programme of projects and related activities through to the successful achievement of planned business benefits
The effective and efficient deployment of resources, including reassessment and reallocation in a dynamic multi-project environment, to achieve optimum results
The identification, assessment and management of project risks, which could result in time or cost over-runs, or failure to deliver products which are fit for purposeAbout Capita IT & Networks

Capita IT & Networks are a division of Capita plc, delivering a portfolio of IT infrastructure and network solutions covering everything from strategic and technical consulting, through to full outsourced solutions. We're currently one of the top five providers in the industry, and a market leader within the UK public sector with the number one market share in local government, education and health.

Capita IT & Networks are part of Capita Plc, the UK's leading provider of business process management and integrated professional support service solutions. We believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

What's in it for you?

At Capita, we believe an open, transparent working environment that encourages ingenuity and collaboration - with colleagues, customers and clients - is what makes us so effective at what we do.

As well as a generous basic salary, we also give you holidays, company matched pension scheme and access to a variety of voluntary benefit options. These include a share save scheme, life assurance, holiday buy and many more designed to suit your own personal lifestyle, such as retail, health & wellbeing and leisure discounts.

You'll be joining a network of some of the most experienced, innovative and dedicated people in the country - the opportunities to learn new skills, develop in your career and grow and as we grow are almost endless.

What we hope you will do next

Help us find out more about you by completing our short application process - click apply now. We understand you might have some questions before taking the step to apply - you can contact Catherine Gander on (phone number removed) or (url removed) for guidance.

Capita Resourcing operates as an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender identity or gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, ethnic origin, nationality, religion or beliefs, disability, age, political opinions or trade union membership

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