Programme Manager / Delivery Manager - Leeds

Rullion IT Plus
£55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
11 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Programme Manager / Delivery Manager Role description and what we're looking for Reporting into the Senior Programme Manager, the Programme Manager is a key member of our delivery function within the Change function. This role is responsible for achieving strategically important outcomes for the business by driving projects, portfolios of work, programmes and releases through the end to end change lifecycle. Working closely with the Senior Programme Manager you will obtain approval for and lead on change initiatives within the Change plan and lead a team of Delivery Consultants to deliver these initiatives to the wider business. You will work with stakeholders across all retail business units and must be comfortable working with executive level stakeholders. Duties and Responsibilities: Deliver change initiatives (Projects, Programmes, Portfolios and Releases) on behalf of the Business Participate in the early design, shaping and obtaining of approval for change initiatives Ensure Project start up activities are managed in a controlled and effective way, in line with governance and communication plan Manage change initiatives in line with Change Plan requirements and strategic direction Monitor, assess and manage risks, issues, assumptions and dependencies to ensure they do not have a major impact on the achievement of strategic outcomes/ planned deliverables. Manage project and programme budget on behalf of senior stakeholders / sponsors and monitor and costs against forecast benefits Manage and co-ordinate allocation of resources to ensure they are appropriate to the achievement and delivery of requirements. Ensure that the delivery of products and service outcomes is aligned to strategic and business plans Ensure that risk management and issue resolution activities are operating effectively and that key strategic issues and risks are escalated as appropriate to the senior programme manager Develop and maintain a benefits realisation plan and ensure the plan is closely integrated in to the programme strategy Establish and manage quality plans for projects, portfolio or programmes with associated acceptance criteria Engage with sponsors to ensure their ongoing support and ensure that all programme outcomes and contributions to strategic and business plan outcomes are fully understood and socialized. Drive change forward and provide strategic thought leadership in relation to projects, portfolios and programmes of change. Key Skills: Strong stakeholder management and communication skills Relevant practitioner qualification in project or programme management (Prince2, MSP etc) Extensive experience in delivering release capability, portfolios, programmes and projects in line with forecast time, cost and quality constraints Management of professional teams of change delivery staff Experienced working with third parties on programmes, portfolios and projects Utilities experience is desired but not essential The role comes with 15% pension (you contribute 5%), 25 days holiday, flexible working and a range of other benefits. Rullion IT Plus Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. This job was originally posted as

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