Programme Manager - Large Programmes
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Reference: 937773 | Status: Accepting applications

Category: Support departments

Location: Coventry and/or Liverpool

Salary: £55,000 - £62,000 DOE

Type: Permanent

Published date: Monday 06 November 2023

Closing date: Thursday 30 May 2024

Programme Manager - Large Programmes

We are looking for a Programme Manager (Large Programmes) to join our Programme Management Team based in Coventry or Liverpool.

The business requires the Programme Manager to co-ordinate programme and project management activities across the broader group of technologies.  The primary function of the role is to oversee portfolio performance, support balanced resource allocation and deliver individual projects.

Duties and Responsibilities

As a Programme Manager - Large Programmes you will (further list is shown in the job description):

  • Leading and managing the successful delivery of a number of large and/or complex projects/programmes across multiple technology themes and customers.
  • Ensure all customer/s and stakeholder needs are clearly captured, understood, and effectively built into all aspects of the programme delivery.
  • Liaise with Technology/Line Managers to ensure effective use of resources across the portfolio in delivering project quality, cost & delivery.
  • Define, measure and report regular communication updates of programme & project performance to key stakeholders.
  • Support revenue and resource planning.
  • Full programme/portfolio accountability achieving Late Days, On Time Delivery and C2C performance.
  • Manage project managers and project co-ordinators to ensure projects are launched & delivered on time and to contracted cost and necessary quality levels.

Person Specification

We are looking for a candidate who has/is:

  • An extremely strong leader with significant experience in a busy projects based/professional services environment.
  • Assertive situational leadership skills.
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrates appropriate behaviours and competencies in line with the MTC’s Right Way.
  • Experience and a working understanding of delivering projects through others in an engineering/professional services environment.
  • An organised yet flexible approach and able to influence/deliver through others across multiple projects.
  • Articulate and able to effectively communicate at all levels of the business, from junior staff to CEO.
  • A natural investigatory nature and able to diagnose and resolve problems.
  • Results driven self-starter with a positive CAN-DO approach focusing on solutions rather than problems.
  • Qualified to degree level in technical and / or business related disciplines and a background in engineering or professional related disciplines.
  • Numerate with a strong focus on financial management.

Reference Checks and Security Checks (where applicable)
Due to the nature of our business, all employment is subject to satisfactory references being obtained alongside a level of security clearance checks.

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