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Program Manager

Job Title: Program Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: England
Salary: Negotiable
REF: CM/ProgM_1644787070
Contact Name: Cauvery Machaiah
Contact Email:
Job Published: 3 months ago

Job Description

Role Purpose

The Program Manager will own the overall leadership and has ultimate accountability for the program unless there is a Program Director in the role of Program Lead. Will deliver the program in accordance with the direction and vision provided by the business unit and customer. Where there is no Program Director engaged is accountable for the effective management of the projects or functional activities within the program, their risks, issues, conflicts, priorities, resources and communications, ensuring delivery of the new capabilities and benefits. Is responsible for maintaining the linkages between the program and the organization's business case, ensuring the contracted customer's strategy and business targets are met by the program deliverables. Where there is no Program Director engaged, the Program Manager will be the main driving force throughout the program, managing the stakeholders and program to mutual benefit. The Program Manager ensures the program goals are met by providing a decision-making capacity that cannot be achieved at project level.

Key Accountabilities

* Delivers the program direction and vision as described by the business unit and customer .

* Addresses the entire business change by shaping and inspiring the change journey.

* Is responsible for ensuring the linkages are maintained between the program and the organization's strategic direction.

* Manages both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects. Directs the Management of the production of plans for the delivery of the project/multiple projects in partnership with customer and business area to ensure acceptance, closedown and handover to service.

* Has overall control of the program implementation, with personal responsibility for the program's achievement (when a Program Director is not engaged).

* Responsible for establishing the program, securing sufficient resources and monitoring progress .

* Manages business and program risks and ensures the production of an effective plan and risk assessment so that timescales and program costs are understood and underwritten by all the relevant stakeholders .

* Identifies new business opportunities .Ensures that formal review procedures are used.

* Ensures that the impact on the business unit's Profit and Loss (P&L) due to program activities within the scope of the program is clearly visible and that all contingency usage is signed-off by the appropriate governance authority.

* Is accountable for managing the tracking of program costs and supporting business units in meeting payment milestones.

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