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Programme & PMO Director - Telecoms

Job Title: Programme & PMO Director - Telecoms
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Gloucester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: A.S.A.P
REF: AC/23911_1667209484
Contact Name: Amanda Cager
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

This is a great role where you can really add value as a Programme & PMO Director working for a leading professional services company. Excellent benefits on offer such as an electric car, 25% bonus and good pension. The role also offers hybrid working.

The role will involve working with major clients with each client having their own Programme Lead with Project Managers and Project Coordinators. The company now want to consolidate all the programmes and structure them under this new position of Programme & PMO Director. There will be circa 22 direct reports (the Programme Leads) and a wider group of 200-250 people.

What the role will be doing:

Responsible for building a programme of work to deliver one or more business outcomes or underpinning technical enablers and ensure they align to the company goals

Governs and assures that the programmes are being delivered effectively with aligned plans structured to reduce risk and dependencies defined and managed

Responsible for definition, initiation, delivery, and leadership of large complex programmes of work so that they are correctly structured with an underpinned plan that is coordinated, risk managed and communicated

Responsible for the day-to-day management and responsible for identifying conflicts, provide visibility and work cross functionally to resolve and mitigate. Manage and resolve escalations.

Experience needed:

Ideally a background of working within telecoms or renewable energy

Requiring experience in programme and project management delivery frameworks and demonstrate continuous improvement

Previous experience in large scale programmes

Inspire a culture to drive others to continuously evaluate and improve and embed change across the organisation

Demonstration of strategic thinking skills and ability to analyse complex issues, be bold in decision making

Experience in building empowered, trusted teams.

Evidence of strong leadership and people skills

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