Programme Manager

Programme Manager

  • Location

    Watford, Hertfordshire

  • Sector:

    Change & Transformation

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  • Salary:

    Up to £60000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Matt Thomas

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Programme Manager/Senior Project Manager

A multinational medical equipment manufacturing company is looking for a seasoned Programme Manager/Senior Project Manager to manage a significant Transformation Programme to cover a 12 month maternity leave. This role is critical to the smooth delivery of the project.

The role is responsible for the coordination and management of multiple cross-functional transformational projects associated with the transformation.

As a senior leader the Programme Manager is responsible for the identification and resolution of programme level issues and the mitigation of risks where they pose a significant threat to success, always with a focus on delivering value to the business.

Delivery (What) - 70%:
Ø Own and Lead the Global Delivery plan ensuring key milestones are met and dependencies managed
Ø Mobilize Programme and Project team resources and support Service Delivery Teams to receive transitioning services
Ø Own the Global Programme RAID (risks, actions, issues, decisions) log and take action to mitigate risks
Ø Lead on identifying global dependencies and ensuring that they are managed successfully
Ø Govern the PMO and Transition methodology and ensure it is effective and updated
Ø Monitor the Programme plan to ensure it stays within the wider programme business case. Identify additional opportunities for business value delivery
Ø Manage costs and delivery resources
Ø Stakeholder Management and Delivery of Operating Model (How) - 30%:
Ø Implement and lead the Global Delivery Governance structures
Ø Manage relationship with Functional Transformation Programme Managers to ensure that dependencies are managed effectively
Ø Manage the reporting relationship between GBS Transitions and EPMO
Ø Manage delivery through SN Matrix accountabilities to embed Operating models
Ø Act as the single point of contact and escalation for all Global delivery issues associated with transitioning services
Ø Ensure realistic expectations are maintained through effective stakeholder engagement and management

Project and Programme Methodology certification

Licenses/ Certifications:
Project and Programme Methodology certification

Proven experience of leading complex Programme delivery