IT Programme Manager

Location: Hampshire, England Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Sector: Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Davies

IT Programme Manager

IT Programme Manager needed for a globally-recognised Defence organisation based in Hampshire who are looking to employ an experienced IT Programme Manager with an in-depth knowledge of IT project management and team management.

The successful IT Programme Manager will want to work for this client not just because it's a great opportunity but also because they will give you a wealth of benefits including:

* Salary: £65,000 - £70,000
* 25 days of holiday
* Pension Plan
* Career Progression
* Child care vouchers
* Free Flu Jab
* Cycle scheme
* Life assurance
* + much more!

What the role entails:
Some of the main duties of the IT Programme Manager will include:

* Provide a useful, desirable, and valuable product to customers - considered to be the experience people have
* Connect the values and passions of their staff to the work that aligns with the greater business strategy
* Deliver innovative and impressive experience
* Coaching teams to have the right focus and balancing resources
* Build relations with other managers to deliver solutions
* Ensuring our teams are focused on meeting the needs of our customers and the business
* Work closely with all stakeholders, product teams and the executive team to influence product strategy and align design resources with the product roadmap
* Align user experience initiatives with the business goals
* Conduct research and interviews that identify user needs, preferences and collect feedback on current designs
* Establish, forecast, track, and share success metrics for user experience
* Develop expert knowledge of industry, competitive and complementary products and standards in regard to user experience
* Ensure the timely and successful delivery of our solutions according to customer needs and objectives
* Communicate clearly the progress of monthly/quarterly initiatives to internal and external stakeholders

What you need to be the successful IT Programme Manager:

In order to be the successful IT Programme Manager and have a chance to gain such an exciting opportunity you will ideally need to have the following:

* Confident and assertive attitude
* Knowledge and implementation of Agile and Lean processes
* Pro-active leadership that encourages teams to perform to the best of their ability
* Generating accurate reports and status notifications
* Experience in IT services management
* The ability to plan and strategise at a senior level
* Effective team management capabilities
* A keen attention to detail and budgetary restraints
* Highly self-motivated.
* Demonstrated ability to communicate, present and influence credibly and effectively at all levels of the organisation
* Excellent verbal and written communications skills
* Knowledge and experience of IT Operations including Service Desk, End User Services, Infrastructure & Applications Services
* Managing requirements and budgets for IT projects
* Knowledge and experience of working within secure environments
* ITIL v3 or Prince II Certification
* Experience of working within an ITIL based ITSM environment

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a IT Programme Manager to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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