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Programme Manager

  • Location: Birmingham
  • £ Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 months ago

  • Sector: Financial Services
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 December 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -112022-475398

Hydrogen Group are currently looking to recruit a Programme Manager for a large savings and retirement business based in South Birmingham. The successful candidate is expected to have a background within financial services. The Successful Programme Manager would be working a hybrid work pattern. The salary for the role is excellent with a good bonus package.

Please note that the successful candidate must have the legal right to work in the UK

Role Responsibilities

· Work with Business Sponsors, relevant stakeholders and the programme team to scope, define and plan the programme and associated work streams.

· Design of an appropriate programme governance structure and source appropriate resources to ensure programmes are adequately resourced

· Use advanced tools and techniques to an expert level to maximise the benefits these tools can provide to programme delivery.

· Implement and operate an effective and robust governance and control environment

· Produce and actively maintain good quality programme documentation, including plans, actions, decisions, RAID logs, change requests, incidents and governance in line with the programme objectives to ensure successful delivery

· Identify and actively manage stakeholders (typically up to Management Board/EXCO)

· Develop a network of contacts internally and externally to draw on and share best practice of programme management

· Be capable of providing management oversight and support to a sub-set of sub-portfolio programmes and projects on behalf of the Portfolio Delivery Manager

· Strong leadership and management skills, able to create a sense of community amongst the members of the programme

· Provide strong leadership and critical decision-making skills to support the organisation in both the delivery and the adoption of large-scale complex change

Key skills required

· Ability to manage programmes remotely, either in house or through outsourcers

· Proven track record of handling of delivering programmes through appropriate management methodologies and techniques specifically including both waterfall and agile delivery methods

· Excellent stakeholder management skills with experience of influencing senior level stakeholders

· Strong leadership and management skills, able to create a sense of community amongst the members of the programmes

· The ability to find innovative ways to resolve problems

· Good negotiation skills

· Programme level financial/ budgetary skills

· Experience of risk assessment and management principles and processes


· Prince 2 (or similar Project Management Accreditation)

· Certification - Associate of Project Management (APM) - PMQ level or equivalent

· Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) - Practitioner or Advanced Practitioner