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Lead Programme Analyst

Job Title: Lead Programme Analyst
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: 6 months
REF: PP/CK/Proganalyst_1647429664
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 2 months ago

Job Description

Lead Programme Analyst

6 months


We are looking for a Programme Analyst to join our busy Networks Project and Programme team. We deliver multiple projects and programmes at any point in time. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of the team that are supporting the growth and efficiency of the business and delivering outcomes in support of the Company Objectives.

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 Programme Analyst will play a key part in ensuring the successful delivery of the Network Programmes.

The Programme Analyst will work cross-functionally including the networks delivery team, the E2E team and central Business Planning team.

Responsibilities of the Programme Analyst include:

  • 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

The successful Programme Analyst will have:

  • An experienced Programme 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.
  • Collaborates well and able to work on own initiative.
  • Experience of working cross-functionally and with senior stakeholders.
  • Tenacious, flexible, passionate, resilient and results driven with a persuasive personality.
  • 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.

To apply for the Programme Analyst please send your CV to

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