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Programme Manager

  • Job reference: 922490
  • Location: Filton, Gloucestershire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: General Managers, Supply Chain and Procurement
  • Date posted: 06/11/2018

The roles require expert Programme Managers at various levels of experience to support and lead Business Change Programmes.

Experience of MOD Programme Project Management is highly beneficial

  • Demonstrated ability in managing programmes of a highly complex nature.
  • Provision of intensive advice to high level line managers at executive level, contributing to the overall strategy, leading and developing programme/ project managers.
  • Management of large complex programmes/ projects, managing different interfaces and programme and project methodology and tools.
  • Leading programmes of work, defining service standards for both the business and delivery of the agreed benefits
  • Consolidating and documenting the fundamental components of programmes (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, opportunities and issues, and quality requirements)
  • Managing the integration of programme outputs into business-as-usual, addressing the readiness of users, compatibility of work systems and the realisation of benefits
  • Establishing and maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of programmes defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities, that align with organisational practice
  • Preparing, gaining approval of, refining and updating business cases that justify the initiation and/or continuation of programmes (and/or the projects within them) in terms of benefits, costs and risks
  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and Determining the best means of satisfying requirements within the context of programme objectives and constraints;
  • Preparing and maintaining schedules for programme activities and events, taking account of dependencies and resource requirements
  • Developing, implementing and updating resource allocations plans (other than finance) needed for programmes
  • Preparing and maintaining an overall schedule for resource use in related projects, which avoids bottlenecks and conflicting demands, sequencing outcomes, to enable the efficient realisation of benefits
  • Establishing and implementing when necessary, protocols to change the scope of programmes and updating configuration documents as required
  • Recommending how financial and other resources should be allocated amongst programmes to optimise the organisation's return on investment
  • Identifying, defining, evaluating, planning, tracking and realising the business benefits of programmes (and/or the projects within them)

Minimum MSP or equivalent.

Minimum MAPM RPP or ChPP preferred

Ability to achieve Security clearance to SC level or higher

5 years post qualification relevant experience in one or more programme roles.


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