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Programme Manager Job Description


Job Overview
To take total accountability for planning, structuring, leading and executing the largest projects or programmes of high risk and complexity.

Duties and Responsibilities
- Manage the programme’s budget on behalf of the programme director, monitoring the expenditures and costs against delivered and realised benefits as the programme progresses
- Plan the programme and monitoring its overall progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate
- Management and analysis of issues
- Build, manage and motivate the Programme team
- Ensure the delivery of new products or services from the projects is to the appropriate levels of quality, on time and within budget, in accordance with the programme plan
- Be responsible for the quality assurance and overall integrity of the programme
- Manage third party contributions to the programme as appropriate
- Communicate with all stakeholders
- Manage both the dependencies and the interfaces between projects
- Manage the risks to the programme’s successful outcome.
- Report progress of the programme at regular intervals to the programme director

Skills / Attributes Required
- Previous experience in Project / Programme Management using leading methodologies and processes
- Experience of managing multiple parties including Senior Project Managers, Business Analysts, Software Development staff and third party vendors
- The ability to manage large teams (50-80) across multiple locations
- Prince 2 level training or equivalent
- Knowledge of MS Project
- Understand budgetary control and resource allocation procedures
- Ability to create a sense of community amongst the disparate members of the programme teams

Typical Salary Range: £45,000 to £70,000