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Programme Manager

Programme Manager

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    £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + + benefits

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    Ryan Fountain

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    over 1 year ago

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GRG Executive Search have been appointed by a UK based Global Retailer to find a first-class Programme Manager to lead a key strategic part of their company portfolio. This role will support a variety of internal and external stakeholders, to further strengthen and develop the business.

This role will report into the Operations Director and lead the Project Office function for the business providing a skilled and effective central project management resource working on value-adding systems and process improvement initiatives, as prioritised by the Board.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead the delivery of the programmes and always ensure budgets and timelines are managed.
  • Create and maintain key project documentation such as PIDs, Project Plans and RAIDs.
  • Engage with key stakeholders both internal and external, working to a strategic communication plan.
  • Resource management across the project team.
  • Management of risks, issues and change controls.
  • Ensure that the programmes land successfully, in terms of technology, processes and supporting to embed cultural change where needed.
  • Manage a team of project managers and project co-ordinators.
  • Ensure all deliverables adhere to good practice and are of an appropriate quality.

Essential Experience:

  • Experience in working with established methodologies and project lifecycles
  • Client focused, with strong communication skills, relationship management and organisational skills.
  • Proven examples of the successful delivery of E2E projects and programmes.
  • Project Management Qualification i.e. PRINCE2, MSP
  • Knowledge and experience of Project Management administration systems.
  • Demonstrate the ability to create effective project documentation such as PIDs and specs.
  • Broad knowledge across multiple technology areas.
  • Experience and evidence where you have proactively driven development and implementation of efficiency improvements.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to communicate up to board level.

The role is new to the structure and is a permanent opportunity paying up to £60k + benefits, the company is based in Birmingham and are currently operating a hybrid working pattern so candidates must be willing and able to travel to the office on a weekly basis.

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