Senior Project Programme Manager

Recruiter
Farringdon James Limited
Location
Plymouth, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Sep 2019
Closes
28 Sep 2019
Ref
1261195392
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Please note the location can be either Plymouth or Bodmin.A full list of Key Tasks is available upon request.
Main Purpose of Job
To ensure that the Project Portfolio is prioritised and delivered in line with Customer requirements, within agreed timescales and to the quality expected. The post is the primary Programme liaison point between the company and NHS Digital for our English estate, NWIS for our Wales estate and NSS for Scotland.
Knowledge and Skills
  1. A proven track record of successful programme/project on-time implementation preferably in a software environment.
  2. Experience of large Public Sector Procurements and frameworks
  3. Team management experience, comfortable matrix managing large project teams.
  4. Experience of managing resources over wide spread geographical areas.
  5. Excellent client facing skills.
  6. Good negotiating skills.
  7. Experience of the whole project life cycle, able to operate in the initial conceptual design stage, in the depths of system testing, and at each stage in between
  8. Thorough knowledge of MS Project, Agile working and development and Prince 2. Experience of working in an ISO compliant organisation is desirable.
  9. The ability to foster motivation within the project team to meet tight deadlines.
  10. The ability to have a strong impact and influence key decisions
  11. Having previous experience of dealing with IT systems in clinical environments would be highly advantageous

Other Company benefits
  • 28 Days annual leave (inc. Bank Holidays) increasing to 33, pro-rata.
  • Pension scheme,
  • Health Care Plans,
  • Salary sacrifice bicycle schemes
  • Plus many more.

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