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Program Manager

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Job Description

Date: Nov 7, 2018

Job Summary:

The Programme Manager Job Role purpose is to manage assigned programmes of work to secure that business benefits are met, customer’s expectations are fulfilled and that the customer relation is handled in the best possible way within the scope of the contract.

 

Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Within a programme towards a specific customer, co-ordinates a portfolio of projects, on a day to day basis, on behalf of senior management, to ensure maximum efficiency in the allocation of common resources and skills, to deliver the business benefit.
  • Develops and maintains the appropriate environment to support project managers, including the processes and practices for managing projects and the training and coaching of project managers and teams.
  • Monitors overall progress and initiates corrective action as appropriate, including updating project managers' plans, to ensure that deliverables are produced on time and within budget.
  • Manages exceptions, slippage and issues of priority, and initiates extra activities wherever gaps in the programme are identified.
  • Ensures coherence of the programme, by monitoring changes in project portfolio and reassessing whether projects continue to meet business objectives and to use funds efficiently.
  • Reports progress of the programme to senior management.
  • Managing customer expectations, building and maintaining strong customer relationships in the delivery of customer programme, across all levels of stakeholders.
  • Management and resolution of escalations with customer and internally
  • Internal stakeholder management across the organization.
  • Actively manages Programme risks.
  • Process improvement and change – leading and driving to benefit supplier and customer organizations.
  • Manage programme finance: ensure financial system monitoring
  • Develop the business: participate to contract preparation and to pre-sales meeting
  • Develop the CPM discipline: simplify processes, methods and tools with innovative ideas

 

Position Qualifications:

  • PMI PgMP Certification required.

 

Core Competences:

  • Leadership skills
  • Consultative skills
  • Financial understanding
  • Business understanding
  • Sales and business development skills
  • Customer insight
  • Negotiation and argumentation skills
  • Project management skills
  • Problem solving
  • Presentation and communication skills
  • Entrepreneurial & Commercial Thinking
  • Persuading & Influencing
  • Analyzing
  • Leading & Supervising
  • Relating & Networking
  • Delivering Results & Meeting Customer Expectations
  • Planning & Organizing


 

Minimum Qualififcation & Experience Requirements:

  • PMI PgMP Certification


 

Preferred Qualification & Experience Requirements:

  • Project Sales Process
  • Contract management
  • 3rd pp suppliers management experience

 

 

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Primary country and city: United Kingdom (GB) || || London || Consulting&SysInt; IT; ProdMgt; R&D; SalesStratMkt&ComMgt; ServEng; SharedServ; Stud&YP; Supply&Log

Req ID: 259683