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Programme Manager (Software) Home Based

  • Location: Bedfordshire
  • Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Projects, Programmes & Change

Programme Manager (Software) Home Based

Programme Manager with experience of delivering software related programmes within a client facing environment, to work for a leading large organisation that delivers a range of IT services to multi industry clients. The Programme Manager will be delivering a range of software related programme to customers travelling to sites across London and Bedfordshire.

The nature of the role will be to deliver a range of software related programmes and projects up to the value of £10m in a customer facing capacity. The Programme Manager will be leading and managing the setting-up of the programme through to delivery of the new capabilities, realisation of benefits and programme closure. The programme manager has primary responsibility for successful delivery of the new capabilities and establishing governance.

Responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day management of the programme, including taking the programme forward from appointment (usually in Identifying a Programme or Defining a Programme), and supervising, controlling and closing the programme
  • Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
  • Developing and implementing the programme's governance framework
  • Managing and resolving any risks and other issues that may arise
  • Maintaining overall integrity and coherence of the programme, and developing and maintaining the programme environment to support each individual project within it
  • Managing the programme's budget, monitoring the expenditures and costs against benefits as the programme progresses
  • Ensuring that the delivery of outputs or services from the projects meets programme requirements in line with the programme blueprint and projects dossier, and is to the appropriate quality, on time and within budget
  • Facilitating the development of the blueprint with input and approval of the BCMs
  • Managing the performance of the programme team
  • Managing internal and external suppliers to the programme
  • Managing communications with stakeholders
  • Reporting progress of the programme at regular intervals to the SRO.

The ideal Programme Manager will have experience of delivery software services to a customer's in a customer facing capacity working for a large services organisation. The programme manager will have experience of managing project managers and excellent communication skills. The ideal programme manager will be happy with travel as this role will require travel to customers.

Capita IT Resourcing is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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