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Senior Programme Manager - Transformation

Job Title: Senior Programme Manager - Transformation
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Duration: 9
REF: PMTRAD_1643128893
Contact Name: Adam Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: 4 months ago

Job Description

We are seeking a Senior Programme Manager to lead and proactively manage the successfully delivery of a Transition and Transformation project to achieve agreed business outcomes and performance targets.

To establish and maintain the alignment of the programme and solution(s) to shareholder requirements and maximising the delivery of benefit to the shareholders.The Senior Programme Manager is a key leadership role within MBNL and reports directly to the Director of Tower and Network Services.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • Accountable for the leadership, management and successful delivery of large, complex programmes and solutions to achieve agreed business outcomes and performance targets.
  • Responsible for establishing and maintaining the alignment of the programme and solution(s) to shareholder requirements and maximising the delivery of benefit to the shareholders.
  • The proactive planning, monitoring, management and reporting of programme progress and business outcomes. Chairing and managing the respective meeting forums and governance control points for effective communication and timely reporting of key information.
  • The proactive management of all programme and solutions interdependencies, risks and issues. Initiating corrective action, recovery plans and intervention to achieve successful delivery of the programme and business outcomes.
  • The proactive management of the programme budget, forecasting, monitoring and reporting spend against the delivery of benefit to the shareholders through the MBNL governance and commercial processes. The proactive identification and implementation of efficiency and cost saving initiatives.
  • As the day to day agent of the Senior Responsible Owner, responsible for programme and solution governance including budget, progress reporting and stakeholder communication.
  • The overall coherence, quality and integrity of the programme from initiation to closure. The use of, and adherence to, Programme Management methodology in MBNL.
  • The continuous improvement of Programme Management methodology and transformation capability in MBNL by sharing best practice and striving towards excellent execution.

What we are looking for:

  • Experience Programme Manager - Transformation projects
  • Significant and extensive experience of initiating, leading and managing the delivery of large scale, complex programmes and solutions
  • Significant experience of leading and managing teams of retained resource and key partners to deliver large and highly complex programmes and solutions to agreed time, cost and quality.
  • Extensive experience of formal Programme Management in a technology industry (mobile telecommunications desirable but not essential, other industries experience will also be recognised).
  • A proven track record of bringing industry best practice into an organisation and using this to drive continuous improvement.
  • Experience of managing remotely located, cross-functional teams.

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