Programme Manager

Advanced Resource Managers Limited
Cheltenham, UK
14 Oct 2019
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Do you have proven experience in Programme Management with excellent people skills? Have you managed a technical portfolio of operational projects? We are currently seeking a Programme Manager to work within our Enterprise Services (ES) management team.

This is a permanent position and you will be required to hold and maintain Government clearance

Key Responsibilities
  • Manage the overall programme portfolio and budget, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered to schedule and budget, and realised benefits, providing leadership and direction to project managers
  • Oversee projects from initiation to completion and effectively communicate project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion
  • Establish and maintain systems/processes to support the management of dynamic non-recurring projects
  • Work collaboratively with senior management and stakeholders to define project scope, goals and deliverables that support business objectives
  • Manage the development of project plans and associated communications documents, and ensure these are recorded and tracked in the over-arching programme plan
  • Work closely with the EMEA Compliance & Operations Manager to ensure effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme of work
  • Negotiate with other department managers in a timely manner for the temporary release of skill sets from within the business to support any one or more of the projects as required
  • Accountable for the management of risks, issues and conflicts to ensure effective resolution for each project
  • Conduct end-of-project reviews including lessons learnt, and establish a repository of information to benefit future programme and project activities
  • Work closely with programme and project management colleagues across the business to develop and maintain best practices and tools for programme/project execution and management
  • Manage third party contributions to the programme
  • Attend ES EMEA Operations department meetings as required
  • Understand and apply all policies, processes and procedures around people management, compliance and governance

Essential Qualifications/Experience
  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • Project management accreditation, PRINCE 2, PMI/PMP, APMP
  • ITIL certified
  • Six Sigma certified
  • Extensive programme management experience in a technical domain, running multiple projects simultaneously
  • Highly-competent user of MS Project/other project tools, excel and powerpoint
  • A demonstrable track record of hands-on delivery of both hardware and software IT projects
  • Exposure to the full project life cycle - Waterfall & Agile Methodologies
  • Proven people management experience, able to guide resources as required
  • Successful delivery to ISO9001, ISO20000 & ISO27001 standards

This vacancy is being advertised by Advanced Resource Managers. ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions.

Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

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