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Programme Manager

Location: Bedfordshire, England Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Aaron Stone

Programme Manager

Bedfordshire

Programme Manager required for a multinational Defence organisation based in Bedfordshire. The Programme Manager will be part of a small cross functional project team. They will not have people management responsibility for that team in terms of development/coaching etc. However, they will be responsible for task management. This will include several Control Account Managers (CAMs) reporting into the Programme Manager from a tasking point of view.

The successful 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:

  • £60,000 - £80,000 per annum
  • Contributed pension plan
  • 9 day working fortnight
  • Career progression
  • Health insurance coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Sick and bereavement leave

What the role entails:

Some of the main duties of the Programme Manager will include:

  • Establishing the baseline plan to deliver commitments and achieve the performance, cost, schedule and quality objectives.
  • Developing and maintaining the programme organisation, roles and responsibilities and the matrix relationship to business functions
  • Managing the execution and performance against the baseline.
  • Managing execution of and transition between all phases.
  • Ensuring timely and thorough requirements development, communication, traceability, baselining, configuration control, validation and verification.
  • Establishing and maintaining management plans
  • Ensuring the programme's plans, schedules, budgets developed and technical, cost, schedule and resource baselines are set and maintained, taking account of dependencies, resource requirements and contractual and financial commitments.
  • Implementing a Programme Performance Management process.
  • Implementing data management and configuration management processes.
  • Ensuring the programmes risks and opportunities are identified, monitored and mitigation plans devised and implemented.
  • Ensuring compliance with Company process and procedures (Command Media).
  • Undertaking the required reviews to ensure good governance by providing evidence based progress and status information and reports.
  • Leading the programme team to deliver through empowerment and motivation
  • Managing stakeholders.

What you need to be the successful Programme Manager:

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

  • Prior Programme Management experience.
  • Experienced in delivering successful Projects in the corporate environment.
  • Evidence of frequent interaction with senior leaders.
  • Proven record of shaping/influencing financial/strategic decision making.
  • Strong leadership attributes.
  • Must have had ultimate responsibility for delivering an entire programme. It does not have to have been a huge programme but ideally somewhere in the range of at least £50m - £100m in value.

Must be eligible for Security Clearance

This really is a fantastic opportunity for a 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!

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