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Programme Manager - 6 Months - Edinburgh

Job Title: Programme Manager - 6 Months - Edinburgh
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £400 - £650 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH57868_1529425876
Contact Name: Craig Ross
Contact Email: c.ross@parity.net
Job Published: June 19, 2018 17:31

Job Description

Programme Manager - 6 Months - Edinburgh

Highly experienced Programme Manager required for an initial 6 month contract based in Edinburgh. Our public sector has a huge programme OF WORKunderway to be delivered in 2021. Programme timescales are driven by a firm end date so it is a time sensitive and complex Programme. The Programme currently has 100+ staff, and a lifetime budget of over £100m. The Programme is seeking to recruit an experienced Programme Manager to join the team. The role will join the Programmes' Senior Management Team (SMT) and will report to the Programme Director.


  • Significant experience of managing a large, complex programme which includes a combination of operational and technology elements..
  • A strong delivery mentality, with proven track-record of delivering high-quality products to challenging deadlines.
  • Developing the Programme's overall approach to delivery and ensuring consistency of approach across a number of different projects
  • Managing a mixed team, comprising staff and suppliers/contractors, which represents mixed levels of project/programme experience.
  • Experience of developing integrated programme plans which reflects the integration of / dependencies between multiple projects and suppliers, and allowing the identification of critical paths.
  • Creating high-quality management information (MI) to support Programme governance bodies in timely and effective decision making.
  • Coaching / development of staff in programme management skills.


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