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Programme Manager

Senior Project Manager / Programme Manager

My client, a leading supplier of IT solutions within the banking and retail industries is currently recruiting for a Senior Project Manager

The Senior Project Manager will lead multiple projects for their customers or a single project if this is particularly large, complex, business critical or involves new technology or new services.

These projects will typically encompass IT systems, infrastructure, 'roll outs' application development and management, system migration and service provision and involve accountability for significant levels of revenue, profit and growth to the company and responsibility for the delivery of business change and benefit to the customer.

The successful PM will be responsible for:

  • To participate in sales campaigns, particularly demonstrating project management credentials and capability to potential clients
  • Either personally or through a team of Project Managers (for large, complex, projects):

    • To define each element of the project plan.

      To schedule and manage all project activities, including the overall and detailed delivery schedules, project milestones and dependencies, acceptance criteria, quality criteria, commercial arrangements and financial parameters and management of sub-contractors / partners
    • To ensure all project 'stakeholders' are identified and sufficiently informed and involved during all stages of the project.

      To ensure each individual 'stakeholder' provides high levels of personal and public support to the project
    • To establish and agree robust acceptance criteria for each element of the project, and its individual streams, which can be used to measure project performance and ensures appropriate levels of customer 'sign off'
    • To manage project performance against the agreed plan and initiate 'remedial' action (or escalation), when required
    • To put in place appropriate governance (internally and externally) ensuring appropriate and timely project reporting and escalation
    • To ensure the highest levels of customer satisfaction throughout the project life cycle

  • To ensure the projects are managed in accordance with the chosen project management methodology, with regard to planning, control, reporting, documentation, quality, risk analysis and management and change control
  • To prepare and control the project budgets and ensure delivery against financial targets set.

    To accurately forecast financial performance of projects
  • To lead, manage, coach and mentor all human resources assigned to the projects to ensure high levels of performance and to develop 'new talent' within the Company for future projects.

    To generate a positive team spirit within own or 'virtual' team to ensure project success
  • To set and agree objectives for the project teams to ensure achievement of results and focus and motivation of staff.

    To monitor performance against targets on a regular basis; taking remedial action as necessary

The Project Manager must be from a vendor background within software and retail


Salary - paying up to £85,000 (depending on experience)

  • Start: ASAP
  • Rate: £75k - 85k per year + bonus +benefits
  • Location: Bracknell, Berkshire, England
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: IT
  • Recruiter: Concept Resourcing
  • Contact: Amy Evans
  • Tel: 0844 800 6600
  • Email: to view click here
  • Reference: 23060/1
  • Posted: 2017-06-01 16:04:06 -

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