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Lead Program Analyst

Job Title: Lead Program Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 6 Months
REF: SB/CON/LPA_1648115521
Contact Name: Sneha Betharia
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Role: Lead Program Analyst

Type: 6 Month Contract

Location: Reading (Hybrid)

Role Purpose:

This is a senior role within the team, reporting into the Head of Governance and Planning, deputising when necessary and leading the team of programme coordinators. The role will play a key part in ensuring the successful delivery of the Network Programmes.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Portfolio, Programme, Project performance reporting - including Financial and KPI
  • Administration of key governance bodies.
  • Consulting to and coaching of Programme and Project Managers on governance processes.
  • PPM tool administration.
  • Good communication skills, with the ability to produce high quality written documentation and select the content, style, format and distribution methods most appropriate to the audience
  • Collating information for status reports and working closely with colleagues as required to deliver quality deliverables

What we are looking for:

  • An experienced Program Analyst within a fast-paced medium to large company.
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills in a PMO Environment.
  • Experience leading a small team of Coordinators / Analysts.
  • Understanding of change standards and governance.
  • Experienced in designing drafting and implementing processes in a Project/Programme/Portfolio environment.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office Toolset and knowledge of MS Project JIRA & Project Online would be an advantage
  • Displays excellent relationship, influencing and all-round communication skills.
  • Professional and positive approach.
  • Diligent with attention to detail.
  • Well organized and skilled at problem solving.
  • Experience of working cross-functionally and with senior stakeholders.
  • Excellent time management and multi-tasking skills with the ability to work effectively to tight timescales and under pressure/stressful situations.
  • A quality driven approach consistently aiming for high standards.

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