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Programme Manager

Programme Manager

Whitehall Resources are currently looking for a Programme Manager located in Hampshire for an initial 3 Month Contract.

Main Purpose of Job
Responsible for managing the business analysis, project management and development staff within the programme team. Leading on major high risk and complex programmes, and accountable for the planning, structuring and execution of such programmes.

Key Accountabilities
– Lead multiple project teams, managing and developing them
– Runs multiple complex programmes from design and development to production
– Defines requirements and plan project lifecycle deployment
– Reviews and approves project plans for conformance to programme strategy and programme plan and schedule
– Plans and monitors the programme’s overall progress and schedules project deliverables, goals and milestones; resolves any issues and instigates corrective action as appropriate
– Creates strategies for risk mitigation and contingency planning
– Takes responsibility for the quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme
– Manage budget on behalf of the Programmes Manager; monitors expenditure and costs against deliverables and realised benefits as programme develops
– Ensures the delivery of new products and/or services from the projects is to the appropriate level of quality, on time and within budget, according to the programme plan
– Designs and maintains technical and project documentation
– Risk Assessment of programme and subsequent management to ensure successful completion
– Manage 3rd party contributions to the programme as appropriate
– Manages dependencies and interfaces between projects
– Acts as communication conduit to executive sponsors and programme steering committee and conducts period briefings/status updates; at regular intervals report progress to the Programmes Manager

Knowledge, Skills and Experience
– MSP Practitioner level
– Exceptional Stakeholder Management skills
– Significant experience of Programme or IT Management
– Experience with delivering significant infrastructure programmes.
– Demonstrates strong coordinating and supporting IT business process skills
– Scheduling and budgeting experience
– Experience of managing multiple parties including Senior Project Managers and 3rd party vendors on high profile and technologically innovative enterprise solutions
– Ability to manage large teams across multiple sites and create a sense of teamwork by pulling together the different members of the programme teams who may be unrelated and dissimilar

Experience of:
– Governance: defining roles and responsibilities and providing oversight
– Management: planning and administering both projects and the overall programme
– Financial Management: Implementation of specific fiscal practices and controls
– Infrastructure: The programme office, technology and other factors in the work environment supporting the programme effort
– Planning: Activities that take place at multiple levels with different goals


All of our opportunities require that applicants are eligible to work in the specified country/location, unless otherwise stated in the job description.