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Programme Manager - Digital

Job Title: Programme Manager - Digital
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading
Salary: Negotiable
REF: RC/C/ProgrammeMan_1652115109
Contact Name: Rohit Chavda
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Job Published: about 1 year ago

Job Description

Programme Manager - Digital Transformation




  • 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.
  • 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. Ensuring the delivery of these high-profile programmes are critical to driving our business outcomes and strategic goals.
  • Responsible for continuously optimising value of the delivery programme (process, tools & people)
  • Governs and assures that the programme is being delivered effectively with aligned plans structured to reduce risk and dependencies defined and managed.
  • Responsible for developing and improving programme delivery capabilities, understanding and embracing complexities and develop strong business wide stakeholder relationships as well as strong partner relationships to ensure successful delivery.
  • Set direction and provide leadership and guidance to the programme team.
  • Work collaboratively with all delivery partners (internal/external) to understand the programme demand and secure resources to meet demand
  • Responsible for the day to day management including demand pipeline of the programme.
  • Identify conflicts, provide visibility and work cross functionally to resolve and mitigate. Manage and resolve escalations.
  • Work collaboratively and in a matrix management structure with the Programme's key Business Sponsors.

Skills and Knowledge required:

  • Requiring experience in programme and project management delivery frameworks and demonstrate continuous improvement.
  • Previous experience in Digital programme delivery and translating deliverables to Business Outcomes.
  • Telecom domain experience desirable
  • Inspire a culture to drive others to continuously evaluate and improve and embed change across the organisation and partners.
  • Demonstration of strategic thinking skills and ability to analyse complex issues, be bold in decision making and clear in the definition of solutions to address them.
  • Proven ability to develop, coach and motivate people, recognise gaps and build plans to develop capability. Experience in building empowered, trusted teams.
  • Evidence of strong leadership and people skills, with experience of managing diverse teams and an ability to motivate, inspire and guide others to deliver in an uncertain and fast-paced environment.
  • Evidence of excellent stakeholder management and communication skill with an ability to influence at all levels and articulate business/technical outcomes using simple, clear language.
  • Commercial awareness and able to make recommendations on delivery to time/cost/quality based on knowledge of desired outcomes/KPIs.
  • Previous experience of Agile and Waterfall methodologies and capable of working in a hybrid scenario

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