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Programme Manager - 6 months - Glasgow - Inside IR35

Job Title: Programme Manager - 6 months - Glasgow - Inside IR35
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Glasgow, Scotland
Salary: £250 - £290 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH58567_1535732728
Contact Name: Billy Henchy
Contact Email: b.henchy@parity.net
Job Published: August 31, 2018 17:25

Job Description

Programme Manager - 6 months - Glasgow - Inside IR35

An opportunity for an experienced Programme Manager to work for a large public sector organisation in Glasgow. The main requirements of the role are as follows:

  • Co-ordinating and planning multiple projects and work streams
  • Carrying out Rapid Planning Workshops and writing business cases for new activity
  • Tracking and monitoring benefits realisation through post implementation reviews
  • Developing and maintaining the Programme Plan exercising change control when appropriate to ensure that agreed programme timescales are adhered to
  • Directing and monitoring the work of project teams and work streams within the programme to ensure that the Programme delivers on time, to budget and that project interdependencies are identified and actively managed
  • Identifying and managing problems, risks and issues which may affect the successful delivery of the Programme, initiating or escalating corrective action as appropriate

Essential Skills

  • Good knowledge of Programme methodology including MSP
  • PRINCE2 Practitioner / APMP Practitioner, PMP or equivalent PM methodologies or industry experience
  • Extensive Project Management experience
  • Programme Management Experience
  • Experience of leading change
  • Good knowledge and experience of budget management
  • Proven track record of managing a programme of projects within agreed timescales
  • Good knowledge of techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling Programmes
  • Experience of procurement and commissioning processes including negotiation with 3rd parties
  • Confident and competent in all IT applications in particular Microsoft Office applications including MS project and Visio

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