IT Programme Manager

  • Category
    IT and Telecoms - Programme Manager
  • Location
    Coventry, West Midlands
  • Salary
  • External Reference
    JN-052021-183176
  • OrganizationType
    IT

IT Programme Manager

IT Programme Manager / IT Project Manager / Infrastructure / Cyber Security / West Midlands

My market leading and award-winning client, known for being a great place to work is looking for an experienced and driven IT Programme Manager to join the IT team due to continued growth.

The IT Programme Manager will lead, control and manage programmes of change with a specific focus on IT Infrastructure and Cyber Security. The total programme spend is circa £12m per year.

This role will be fully remote initially with a view to moving to a blended approach to home / office working at the West Midlands Head Office in the longer term.

Key Responsibilities:

*Define programmes including scope, deliverables, roles and responsibilities and ensure they are clear, agreed and communicated to all key stakeholders.
*Plan, structure, track, report on and lead programme and project activity in line with IT Infrastructure Delivery Framework to ensure that stakeholders, dependencies, cost, quality and time are managed within agreed parameters.
*Design, establish and lead the programme and project team ensuring the appropriate skills and behaviours are in place to enable project delivery in an efficient and cost-effective way.
*Anticipate, monitor, manage and report on progress, risks and issues in line with Risk Policy and IT Infrastructure Delivery Framework to protect the project deliverables and benefits defined in the Business Case.
*Lead, inspire, manage and develop direct reports and build effective talent and succession plans to drive high performance and ensure the effective delivery of programmes and projects.
*Forecast, sequence, cost, plan, report on demand and resources across programme/ portfolio in order to align forward view of change with budgets and technology roadmap.

Key Skills and Experience required:

*Experience in a similar IT Programme manager role, ideally within a regulated environment
*Experience of successfully delivering programmes or large projects based upon time, cost and quality criteria
*Experience of leading and managing a diverse programme team
*Significant experience of running multiple projects/work-streams concurrently
*Excellent knowledge of project management best practice, including techniques for planning, monitoring and control
*Excellent skills in relationship building and influencing key and senior stakeholders both internally and third-party delivery teams.
*Proven experience of managing project budgets and providing financial reporting.
*Formal qualification e.g. Prince 2 would be desirable

The salary on offer for this position is £65,000 - £75,000 dependant on experience plus an excellent benefits package including a market leading bonus scheme and very good group pension scheme to name a few!

Please apply ASAP to be considered.

IT Programme Manager / IT Project Manager / Infrastructure / Cyber Security / West Midlands
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