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Head of Programme Planning - 6 Months - Edinburgh

Job Title: Head of Programme Planning - 6 Months - Edinburgh
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £580 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58097_1531498071
Contact Name: Andrew Mackenzie
Contact Email: a.mackenzie@parity.net
Job Published: July 13, 2018 17:07

Job Description

Head of Programme Planning - 6 Months - Edinburgh/Glasgow

We have an exciting initial 6-month opportunity available in Edinburgh/Glasgow for an experienced Programme Planning professional.

This role will be working on a multi-million-pound programme of digital transformation alongside a large number of highly-skilled contracting professionals.

The position will involve leading a varied team to manage an effective planning approach for the entirety of the programme, while allowing individual Project Managers and Service Leads to maintain day-to-day planning responsibility.

Applicants should note that this role falls in-scope of IR35 legislation.


  • Extensive experience overseeing the planning function of large-scale, complex programmes of digital transformation, including creating and managing programme/project plans
  • Previous experience leading planning teams made up of technical and non-technical members
  • PRINCE 2 or equivalent and appropriate planning qualification
  • Strong understanding/experience of programme management and a variety of PMO environments

Applicants for this role should either hold or be willing to apply for a Basic Disclosure Scotland certificate

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