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Programme Manager

Job Title: Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Start Date: Nov 2019
Duration: 6 Months
REF: 16004/001_1570786155
Contact Name: Sarah Donohoe-Denton
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

I am looking for an SC Cleared Programme Manager for a government organisation based in Croydon and Central London.

This is an initial 6 month contract beginning start of Nov 2019 with total work lasting up to 12 months and falls outside IR35.

You must be SC cleared and be eligible/prepared to undergo NPPV-3 clearance.

The role

  • Planning and designing the programme and proactively monitoring its progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action;

  • Defining the programme's governance arrangements;

  • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programme;

  • Managing the programme's budget on behalf of the SRO, monitoring expenditure and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses;

  • Development and governance approvals for business cases;

  • Facilitating the appointment of individuals to project teams;

  • Managing communications with all stakeholders;

  • Managing risks to the programme's successful outcome;

  • Reporting the progress of the programme at regular intervals to the SRO and programme director.

Essential skills/experience

  • Demonstrable effective leadership, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • The demonstrable ability to command respect and to create a sense of community amongst the members of the project teams.

  • Demonstrable good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes.

  • Demonstrable sound business case development and approvals skills.

  • Demonstrable good understanding of the procurement process including negotiation with third parties.

  • Demonstrable good knowledge of budgeting and resource allocation procedures.

  • Demonstrable sufficient seniority and credibility to advise project teams on their projects in relation to the programme.

  • The demonstrable ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.

Closing date Tuesday 15th Oct.

There is an application to write for this - please send your CV for details.