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Network Programme Director/Programme Lead (LAN/WAN/MAN)

Job Title: Network Programme Director/Programme Lead (LAN/WAN/MAN)
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 8 Months
REF: FJS-PP-CB-M-C-LPM_1626783852
Contact Name: Cassie Butcher
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

Network Programme Director/Programme Lead (LAN, WAN, MAN, Public Sector, Telecommunication) is urgently required by our Global IT Services Company for an initial 8 months rolling contract (to be taken in 6 month stints), based in Manchester, Greater Manchester.

Responsibilities & Skills:

  • Must have Public Sector knowledge and experience
  • Must have strong experience of bidding and delivering large scale network based solutions
  • Must have strong Network skills/experience as a Programme Director (LAN, WAN, MAN)
  • Telecommunication skills/experience
  • The Programme Director will own the overall leadership and have the ultimate accountability for the successful delivery of the programme as programme Lead.
  • Owns the overall programme direction and vision in conjunction with the business unit and customer.
  • Accountable for the effective management of the projects or functional activities within the programme, their risks, issues, conflicts, priorities, resources and communications, ensuring delivery of the new capabilities and benefits. Is responsible for maintaining the linkages between the programme and the organisation's strategic direction, ensuring the contracted customer's strategy and business targets are met by the programme deliverables.
  • Owns the overall programme direction and vision in conjunction with the business unit and customer
  • Is responsible for ensuring the linkages are maintained between the programme and the organisation's strategic direction
  • Directs the Management of the production of plans for the delivery of the project/multiple projects in partnership with the customer and business area to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service
  • Has overall control of the programme implementation, with personal responsibility for the programme's achievement
  • Directs the management of the business and programme risks and ensures the production of an effective plan and risk assessment so that timescales and programme costs are understood and underwritten by all by the relevant stakeholders
  • Is accountable for directing the tracking of programme costs and supporting business units in meeting payment milestones
  • Agreement to and achievement of acceptance criteria and conformance to Business Delivery Reviews. Programme delivered on time, to budget and appropriate quality

This is an urgent requirement; please apply as soon as possible if you would like to be considered. If you would like further details, please contact me on; in/cassiebutcheruk.

The Company

A leading global IT services organisation with 10,000 employees and annual revenue of nearly £2 billion in the UK alone. Projects delivered for private, Government, International and Defence customers are some of the largest and most technically innovative solutions found in the world. Their business is rapidly expanding to meet current and future commitments due to numerous exciting programmes currently being developed. These solutions will use the latest technology to resolve some of the most complex requirements for a challenging group of customers.

Project People and our clients are fully committed to developing an inclusive workforce. Applications are always fully considered, irrespective of race, gender, faith, sexual orientation, ethnic origin or part-time status.

Project People is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.