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Technical Programme Manager

  • Location: Welwyn Garden City
  • Salary: £70000.00 - £78000.00 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Life Assurance per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 11 days ago

  • Sector: Business Transformation
  • Contact: James Taylor
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 15 October 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -092022-473854

Hydrogen Group are currently looking for an experienced Technical Programme Manager to work for a large retail company. The company are looking for a permanent member of staff. The successful candidate will be expected onsite 2 days per week. The office location is Welwyn Garden City. There is an excellent benefits package which includes bonus along with a market leading salary.

About the role

· Lead Technical Programme will deliver complex, cross-functional technology programmes that support colleagues and help serve the company's customers better. The Lead Technical Programme will work collaboratively, influence Product, Engineering and business colleagues and lead the programmes to deliver value quickly and often.

· Whilst specific responsibilities will be dependent upon the changing needs of the business, the following provides an overview of the role's key responsibilities and measures:

· Deliver complex programmes with multiple business and technical risks that will impact the success of key business priorities

· Line manage a team to help deliver the associated outcome & develop talent

· Collaborate with Product and Engineering teams to define annual budgetary requirements as well as period review and adjustment as appropriate

· Build positive relationships with suppliers & external stakeholders to deliver software or professional services. This includes the management of contracts, procurement and associated finances

· Initiate and shape programmes with ambiguous scope and uncertain delivery approach

· Create and track a plan to deliver the programme goals, including the technical implementation plan

· 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

· Am able to understand a technical architecture to be able to foresee the impact on dependencies, delivery timelines and implementation plans

· Effectively manage major incidents, ensuring stakeholders are updated with the right information to drive the correct decisions

· Add value to vendor selection processes (tendering, agreeing SLAs, warranty periods, outsourcing)

Key Skills and Experience

· A proven record of accomplishment in delivering technology and/or infrastructure; having done so across multiple teams in multiple geographies

· Experience of building credible relationships and influencing senior management & leadership teams

· Experience in & a passion for People Management

· Strong Project, Stakeholder & Programme management skills

· Excellent communication & influencing skills