Programme Manager

  • Job Reference: 213976KDY
  • Date Posted: 10 January 2023
  • Recruiter: Morson Talent
  • Website: https://www.morson.com
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands, England
  • Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
  • Sector: Project Management
  • Job Type: Contract

Job Description

JOB TITLE: Programme Manager

LOCATION: Birmingham 

REPORTING TO: Head of business Improvement 

FUNCTION: Industry Projects & Planning

CONTRACT LENGTH: 12 Month FTC

SALARY: £40k-£50k 

Purpose of job

Act as a Business Partner to all Project Managers, with responsibility for the overall co-ordination of projects across the business, providing leadership, integration and management of Programmes of work and the PMO processes to improve the consistency and efficiency of project delivery.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Achieving cooperation, compliance and engagement in the value of a PMO function in an environment of conflicting interests and opinions.
  • Understand the project portfolio and how all projects link to the delivery of the business plan, informing the development and prioritisation of project initiatives.
  • Build collaborative and mutually supportive relationships with project leaders and senior stakeholders, assessing and enhancing cross-functional project capability.
  • Successfully leading cross-functional projects to deliver the identified benefits in line with Project governance.
  • Leading and supporting all project managers through the change assurance process, continually reviewing and reporting progress to provide a holistic view of all project activity through portfolio reporting.
  • Provide project coaching and training to build capability within the organisation and keep an up to date view of portfolio resource profile.
  • Manage interdependencies and coordination across projects to ensure that information relating to project deliverables, risks and issues are proactively understood and effectively communicated, monitored and evaluated through key performance indicators.
  • Track benefits realisation and return on investment progress, clearly demonstrating the business impact through performance data.
    • Any other duties required by your manager relevant to the post
    • Experience, Knowledge, Qualifications & Training
    • Essential:

      • Project and Programme Management experience
      • Strong communication skills – both written and verbal
      • Business change
      • Experience of setting up and successfully managing a PMO
      • Stakeholder management
      • Set up and maintenance of accurate reporting
      • Excellent interpersonal skills
      • Coaching skills
      • Problem-solving skills
      • Outcomes focused attitude
      • Excellent organisation and prioritisation

      Desirable:

      • Managing Successful Programmes (MSP)