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IT Programme Manager - Telecoms

Job Title: IT Programme Manager - Telecoms
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Dublin, Republic of Ireland
Salary: competitive day rate
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 months
REF: KK_PM_1613057876
Contact Name: Kerry Knight
Contact Email:
Job Published: 7 months ago

Job Description

IT Programme Manager


6 month contract.

Applicants must be currently based in Ireland

We are looking for a strong Programme Manager who has experience within Business Intelligence and/or Data Reporting projects. There are circa 8 work streams which feed into the overall transformation programme. This individual would be responsible for working across circa 4 work streams focusing on data and BI. There is plenty of interaction with Project Managers, 3rd party suppliers and exec team.

What else it involves

  • Define Programme Roles & Responsibilities of Programme Team
  • Define and track High Level and Low Level Programme Project Plan
  • Define and manage Programme Governance
  • Engage with work package project managers and manage their specific BI project requirements
  • 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

The skills we`re looking for

  • Significant 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

For more information please apply here or send a CV direct to

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