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Technical Programme Manager

  • Location: London
  • Salary: Up to £650.00 per day per day
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 19 days ago

  • Sector: Technology
  • Contact: Mark Stiles
  • Duration: 6 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 28 August 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-472572

Technical Programme Manager

Work Location: Welwyn Garden City

£650 per day Inside

6-month contract

Job Description:

  • Deliver complex programmes with multiple business and technical risks that will impact the success of key Tesco business priorities
  • Establish new or improve existing programme delivery methodology to deliver the programme goals
  • Shape programmes with ambiguous scope and uncertain delivery approach
  • Create and track a plan to deliver the programme goals, including the technical implementation plan, ensuring colleagues and stakeholders from across Tesco are kept up-to-date
  • Provide advice and guidance on programme delivery (mentoring other TPMs and supporting Engineering/Product teams)
  • Understand trade-offs in software delivery using experience and influencing skills to drive consensus with the Engineering and Product teams to obtain the best value and solution
  • Be able to foresee potential risks and issues, establish a process, facilitate discussion and manage escalations
  • Able to be aware and evaluate trends and new concepts in programme and product delivery
  • Be able to understand a technical architecture to be able to foresee the impact on dependencies, delivery timelines and implementation plans
  • Have good knowledge of engineering best practices and practical infrastructure implementations to appreciate delivery challenges
  • Collaborate with the Product and Engineering teams to inform annual budgetary requirements
  • Build positive relationships with suppliers & external stakeholders to deliver software or professional services, holding them to account on delivery and improvement plans
  • Support vendor selection processes (tendering, agreeing SLAs, warranty periods, outsourcing)




Skills:

  • Have a proven record of accomplishment in delivering technology and/or infrastructure; having done so across multiple teams in multiple geographies
  • Work through multiple time zones to deliver cross country programs
  • Have Experience of building credible relationships and influencing senior management & leadership teams
  • Strong Project, Stakeholder & Programme management skills
  • Strong vendor management and negotiating skills
  • Exceptional reporting skills for programs and financial forecasting
  • Excellent communication & influencing skills
  • Adaptable/Flexible to the varying changes/challenges that come within Program delivery

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