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Programme Office Manager

Job Title: Programme Office Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: City of Westminster, London
Salary: £375 - £435 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 4 months
REF: 15536/001_1552908490
Contact Name: Adam Blackwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

I am currently recruiting for an SC cleared Programme Office Manager to join a central government organisation on an initial 4 month contract in Westminster, London.

Due to the nature of the role, current active SC clearance is required from day one of your application to when you finish the contract.

The position has also been confirmed as inside IR35, meaning the successful candidate must work through an umbrella company for the duration of the contract.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Manage the co-ordination of project management activity across the organisation to understand interdependencies between key initiatives, identifying opportunities for more joined up working.

  • Lead on deployment of the corporate programme/project assurance processes to ensure that the progress and governance of key projects meets business requirements and informed decisions can be made regarding any remedial activity needed.

  • Lead on the provision of high quality programme/project information to support effective decision making.

  • Lead on the provision of expert advice and guidance across all areas of the programme/project life cycle.

  • Manage the development and monitoring of programme/project delivery controls

  • Manage the planning and provision of project improvement manager resources

Essential Skills:

  • Recent and relevant experience of managing a PMO with a proven track of record successfully supporting major change in a complex organisation

  • Proven track record in delivering organisation wide change and capability.

  • Advanced IT Skills including Microsoft Project.

  • Experience of overcoming resistance to change in a positive manner.

  • P30 Practitioner & MSP Practitioner (desirable)

Qualifications Required:

  • Degree or equivalent Level 6 qualification, or extensive experience in programme / project management delivery

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner and/or P30 Practitioner

  • Evidence of commitment to continuing professional development

Do you have the skills and experiences needed to make a success of the role? Please apply via the link and I'll be in touch. The deadline for candidate submission is Tuesday 19th March at 2pm.