Programme Manager

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Programme Manager
Ref: BBBH6234
  • Location
    Leeds
  • Salary
    £70000 - £75000 per annum
  • Type
    permanent
Job Description
  • Job Title: Programme Manager

    Salary: Up to £75k Bonus

    Location: Leeds - Flexible working options

    Job Overview:

    I'm recruiting for an experienced Programme Manager with a solid background of overseeing the delivery and business adoption of new system implementations. You will be overseeing an established team of Project Managers delivering a new system in line with their ongoing business transformation within the insurance sector.

    Responsibilities:

    You will work with the Programme Lead and other business stakeholders as well as the team of project managers, BAs and subject matter experts. They will help define the projects to implement a system solution within the roadmap of work and be responsible for managing the vendors and supplier on the project who are external to the business.

    You will also be required to:

    • Work with sponsors to define and agree plans and get support for business buy in and adoption of key deliverables
    • Build and maintain important relationships with senior stakeholders
    • Manage programme risk and issues, to ensure that risks to delivery and benefit realisation are understood and mitigate those risks accordingly
    • Manage the dependencies on appropriately controlled environments and release management processes
    • Ensure that the programme's outputs have appropriate quality assurance
    • Keep on top of the relevant legislation impacting the business and understanding best practice within programme and project delivery and utilise this knowledge to support the programme and the wider portfolio of change within the business


    To be successful in this role you will need…

    Experienced working on complex programmes in a heavily regulated industry - ideally insurance or financial services. Experience of working with 3rd party vendors to implement systems change and managing testing and go-live activities.

    Preferably you will also have the following experience:

    • Significant experience in Programme Management and delivery in both agile and waterfall methodologies
    • Have an MSP qualification, or equivalent, and have managed programmes with budgets in region of £10M-30M
    • Specific experience of managing delivery by a 3rd party software partner alongside internal IT team
    • Management and development of people within a change function
    • Problem solving in collaboration with business SME's and stakeholders


    What's in it for you?

    • Competitive Market Salary
    • Up to 15% Bonus - paid annually
    • 12% Company Pension
    • Private Medical Insurance
    • Health care plan
    • 25 days holiday bank holidays
    • Fantastic career progression opportunities within the business
    • Opportunity to be apart of a new transformation project in the industry playing an integral part of the team


    If you believe you tick the boxes for this role please apply now to Abby or call for a confidential discussion. We have a full job spec and marketing info for your review. Interview dates are booked for next week.

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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Abby Langley
Senior Delivery Consultant
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