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IT Programme Manager

  • Job type: Contract
  • Location: London Arena
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Job reference: RT9045
  • Sector: Networks & Systems, Glocomms
  • Date posted: 24/01/2018
IT Programme Manager

A leading Telecoms Mobile Operator is looking for an Interim Programme Manager to join their business.
This role will be to act as full-time Programme Manager to mobilise and lead a new key operational programme, as well as oversee a series of other projects already in-flight. Reporting into both the IT Delivery Manager, the successful candidate will interface across multiple departments at all levels.

 The Role
  • Define Programme Roles & Responsibilities of Programme Team. 
  • Define and track High Level and Low Level Programme Project Plan.
  • Define and manage Programme Governance.
  • Capture and drive closure of Programme Risks / Issues / Actions / Decisions.
  • Driving all status reporting across all key programmes, and communicating status up to the senior management team and other governing bodies.
  • Lead business engagement and management of communications with all stakeholders.
  • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the Programmes/Projects are identified or issues arise. 
  • Application and adherence to PMO processes, standards and policies (Planning &Reporting, Dependency Management, Governance, Risk & Issue Management, Change Control, Document Management).
  • Working closely with Senior Management and programme/project leads on standard practices for Financial Management and Benefits Realisation for all programmes/projects across the business
  • Communicating and building rapport with team members, executives and business partners
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to business and technology partners, senior management and executives.
  • 5yrs+ experience in leading integration and transformation programmes
  • Professional Programme / Project Management accreditation (e.g. MSP, PRINCE, PMP)
  • Experience applying project methodologies, including agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience in various tools for management, project planning, and time tracking, e.g., MS Project, MS Excel, MS Visio
  • Strong understanding of IT Infrastructure, software development lifecycle and business process mapping.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and project teams
  • Exceptional organizational, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent judgment and strong decision-making skills
  • Strong leadership, collaboration and motivational skills
  • Strong internal and external influencing skills
  • Solid communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience in telecommunications industry is desirable
How to Apply 
If you interested please send your CV to Robert.Thompson(@)