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Programme Manager - Scoping, Planning, RAID, Benefits Mapping

Job Title: Programme Manager - Scoping, Planning, RAID, Benefits Mapping
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Edinburgh, Scotland
Salary: £279 per day
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH55018_1504716470
Contact Name: Emily Cotterill
Contact Email: e.cotterill@parity.net
Job Published: September 06, 2017 17:47

Job Description

Programme Manager required for initial 12-week contract with public sector client based in Edinburgh

£279 per day / Inside IR35

Our client has a fantastic opportunity for a Programme Manager who will assist in the establishment of a high profile programme of work including scoping, planning, risk and issue management, dependencies and benefit mapping.

Essential Skills

  • Educated to degree level with a postgraduate qualification or at least 8 years' professional experience in the field
  • Good knowledge and evidenced application of methodologies and techniques for planning, monitoring and controlling programmes and projects e.g. PRINCE2, MSP
  • Proven experience of programme and project management
  • Experienced in engagement with organisation leaders, directors and senior management teams leading successful change programmes and projects
  • Experience of establishing programme structures to ensure that the direction of the programme is aligned with organisational strategy and its constituent projects deliver the required capabilities
  • Experience of leading and managing teams of programme and project management specialists and support staff
  • Experience of change management and the use of skills to facilitate change
  • Experience of coordination and negotiation with external suppliers where relevant to secure work prioritisation and timely delivery
  • Experience of organising and chairing meetings

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