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IT Programme Manager

Job Title: IT Programme Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6
REF: Ja - 01 - PDM_1532016976
Contact Name: John Anakwenze
Contact Email:
Job Published: 11 months ago

Job Description

Great contract position open for a Programme Manager with at least 5 years integration and transformation programme experience and strong knowledge of IT infrastructure and software development. To come on-board and work for a market leading telecoms company based in Dublin, Ireland. This will be a 6 month initial contract with competitive rates on offer.

Role purpose:

  • This role will be to act as full time Programme Manager to mobilise and lead a new key operational programme, as well as oversee a series of other projects already in-flight. Reporting into both the IT Delivery Manager, the successful candidate will interface across multiple departments at all levels.


  • Define and track High Level and Low Level Programme Project Plan
  • Define and manage Programme Governance Capture and drive closure of Programme Risks / Issues / Actions /
  • Decisions Driving all status reporting across all key programmes, and communicating status up to the senior management team and other governing bodies
  • Lead business engagement and management of communications with all stakeholders
  • Initiating extra activities and other management interventions wherever gaps in the Programmes/Projects are identified or issues arise Application and adherence to PMO processes, standards and policies (Planning &Reporting,
  • Dependency Management, Governance, Risk & Issue Management, Change Control, Document Management)
  • Working closely with Senior Management and programme/project leads on standard practices for Financial Management and Benefits
  • Realisation for all programmes/projects across the business Communicating and building rapport with team members, executives and business partners
  • Preparing and delivering presentations to business and technology partners, senior management and executives

Key skills:

  • 5yrs experience in leading integration and transformation programmes
  • Professional Programme / Project Management accreditation (e.g. MSP, PRINCE, PMP)
  • Experience applying project methodologies, including agile and waterfall methodologies.
  • Experience in various tools for management, project planning, and time tracking, e.g., MS Project, MS Excel, MS Visio
  • Strong understanding of IT Infrastructure, software development lifecycle and business process mapping.
  • Experience managing multiple projects and project teams Exceptional organizational, presentation and negotiation skills
  • Excellent judgment and strong decision-making skills Strong leadership, collaboration and motivational skills Strong internal and external influencing skills Solid communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience in telecommunications industry is desirable

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