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Senior IT Programme Manager

Job Title: Senior IT Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH60395_1552469141
Contact Name: Michael Hartley
Contact Email: m.hartley@parity.net
Job Published: March 13, 2019 09:25

Job Description

Senior IT Programme Manager - 3 Year FTC - £65-75k + Benefits - Leeds Based

Our leading Public Sector client is looking for a Senior IT Programme Manager to own and be accountable for IT's strategic partnership with the business and overall delivery of the IT elements of ambitious and complex programmes of change, providing the leadership skills to oversee the effective delivery of transformative customer focused IT systems and services.


  • Accountability for the technology roadmap, scoping, planning, business case development and subsequent delivery of the IT elements of major strategic change, ensuring the achievement of the programmes' vision and the realisation of business benefits;
  • Collaborating with executives and senior leaders across IT, Student Education and Corporate Services to secure investment and set up and run the programmes of change, developing and implementing effective strategies for key senior stakeholder management, keeping them engaged and informed;
  • Accountability for effective delivery of all the IT elements for programmes of work, including the supplier management of external IT professional services;
  • Providing clear leadership and direction, taking responsibility for successful delivery and collaborating with the business Programme Directors, IT Programme Managers and IT Project Managers, and the IT PMO to ensure resources are successfully deployed whilst monitoring the success of transition activities so that the desired benefits are realised;
  • Accountability for establishing the appropriate IT governance ensuring these aspects of programme change are aligned to and compliant with the institution's and programmes' governance arrangements;
  • Responsibility for and matrix management of an IT headcount of over 50 staff for successful project and programme delivery, ensuring ongoing alignment to and prioritisation of strategic priorities;
  • Defining the IT resourcing strategy for the programmes of change, working with the HR Manager, Programme Directors and Services senior management to ensure projects and programmes are appropriately resourced;
  • Responsibility for overseeing the development of service strategies, operating model scope and requirements, planning and execution of projects and programmes and ensuring IT changes are aligned to the expected outcomes and KPIs;

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