What to include in a Programme Manager Job Spec MONDAY, 26 FEBRUARY 2018

When you are looking at recruiting a new Programme Manager, it is paramount that you put together a detailed role description so that applicants understand the remit of the role, what is expected of them in the role and what experience the company is looking for in the candidate.  In short, a role description should leave the candidate in no doubt that they, not only, have the skills for the role but, more importantly, they are engaged by what’s involved in the role.

Below is a standard role description for a Programme Manager vacancy that would be a good starting point for your recruitment process.

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Job Title: Programme Manager
Company Name:
Salary & Benefits Details:

Role Overview

The Programme Manager will take responsibility for the organisation and coordination of the various programs and projects across the business.  You will be required to provide strategic guidance to the PMO, promote the Company’s culture and ensure it’s maintained throughout the teams driving efficiency and improvements.


- Define, organise and manage inter-connected projects
- Decide upon suitable strategies and objectives
- Coordinate cross-project activities
- Lead and evaluate project managers and other members of the team
- Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities
- Prepare reports for directors and/or the senior leadership team

Education and Experience

- Proven experience as a Program Manager or extensive project management experience
- Solid understanding of project/program management techniques and methodologies
- Good working knowledge of project management software
- Excellent stakeholder management skills


- Strong leadership and skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Excellent problem-solving ability

For more information regarding role descriptions for your Programme Management team or general recruitment advice, please speak to our specialist Programme Management Recruiter Graham Auld.

About the Author

Graham Auld is a Senior Recruitment Consultant at CV Screen specialising in Programme Manager Recruitment throughout the UK.

If you are looking for your next Programme Management role, or have a vacancy you require assistance with please get in touch with Graham on or call on 0345 200 8170. 

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